tiger pantry http://kbia.org en Tiger Pantry celebrates first birthday http://kbia.org/post/tiger-pantry-celebrates-first-birthday <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">MU&rsquo;s Tiger Pantry has distributed more than 22 thousand pounds of food that reached more than two thousand people in its first year of operation. The campus-based food pantry celebrated its first year last night (Wednesday) with a birthday party. MU&rsquo;s &ldquo;first lady&rdquo; Anne Deaton was instrumental in the start up of Tiger Pantry. She says she couldn&rsquo;t have done it without the students.</span></p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 20:49:00 +0000 Andrew Kauffman 41535 at http://kbia.org Tiger Pantry celebrates first birthday Tiger Pantry aims to reduce food insecurity at MU http://kbia.org/post/tiger-pantry-aims-reduce-food-insecurity-mu <p>A new MU resource, <a href="http://tigerpantry.missouri.edu/" target="_blank">the Tiger Pantry,</a> has opened its doors for those who need assistance.</p><p>At a ribbon cutting ceremony officially opening the food bank, Tiger Pantry Founder and MU student Nick Droege says the pantry’s goal is to reduce food insecurity at MU.</p><p>Anne Deaton, the wife of MU Chancellor Brady Deaton, encouraged Droege to develop the pantry. She says the Tiger Pantry has brought life to the meaning of One Mizzou, an organization that helps bring MU students together.</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 17:30:43 +0000 Jenn Cooper 22207 at http://kbia.org Tiger Pantry aims to reduce food insecurity at MU