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Podcast: Swoop's Pantry Changes

Despite the pandemic, Swoop's Pantry, EMU's on-campus food pantry, is continuing to serve students in need of groceries, hygiene items, clothes, and other basic goods. Joelle Summers, the graduate assistant at Swoop's Pantry, discusses the changes that were made to accommodate this emergency situation.

Clients are asked to submit a shopping request form. New customers should complete an intake form. Those who wish to make a donation are asked to contact As of April 8, there is a greater need for:

  • Bread
  • Pasta sauce
  • Ketchup and other condiments
  • Garbanzo beans
  • Large snack food items
  • Size 6 diapers
  • Toilet paper
  • Self care items such as lotions, bubble bath, etc.
  • Creative items such as journals, crayons, markers, etc.

For more information, visit the Swoop's Pantry website.

We apologize that the sound quality of today's episode isn't quite what it normally is. Our team doing our best to produce high-quality audio with the limited equipment each reporter has on hand.

Reporter: Bianca Ramsey

Producer: Rylee Barnsdale