Pooky’s Pantry Partners With Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Just in time for its 10th anniversary this month, Pooky’s Pantry has a new partner — the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida — which will help stock the shelves to support Valencia College students and in need.

Now, the Student Development team, which manages Pooky’s Pantry, can view online what Second Harvest has available in its warehouse and order what’s needed for our pantries at any time, at no cost to the College.

With this new partnership, instead of the previous limit of five items per day, students may now take up to 20 items from the pantry per day.

If you would like to donate to Pooky’s Pantry, there are three ways to donate:

– Visit the Valencia College Foundation donations page and select “Pooky’s Pantry Fund” from the Designation dropdown menu.

– Donate funds directly by visiting your business office and telling them you want to donate to Pooky’s Pantry.

– Write a check made out to Valencia College Student Development with Pooky’s Pantry in the memo line and mail to:

Valencia College Student Development
701 N Econlockhatchee Trail
EC, 5-212E, MC: 3-8
Orlando, FL 32825

– Donate food and other items at our campus Pooky’s Pantry locations, Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. All Pooky’s Pantry locations are located in Student Development offices, except for East Campus, located in Building 4, Room 134. Pooky’s workers follow strict safety guidelines outlined by the Florida Department of Health, so all donations must be unused/unopened and not expired.

If you have any questions, contact Dayane Villatoro-Vazquez, student development program specialist, at dvillatorovazque@valenciacollege.edu or 407-582-2536.

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