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Pooky’s Pantry Partners With Second Harvest Food...

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 […]

Pooky’s Pantry Is Fully Stocked Thanks to Donations

Friday, October 1, 2021 A Message from Melissa Pedone and Stanton Reed, Interim Presidents, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses In late August, Valencia’s collegewide Student Development team initiated the “Restock to Reopen Challenge” to assist in restocking Pooky’s Pantry that had been empty for the past year and a half. After a month of […]

Help Re-stock Pooky’s Pantry’s Shelves

Thursday, August 5, 2021 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses To help restock Pooky’s Pantry —  a food pantry that specifically benefits Valencia students in need — as it prepares to open for the fall term, our Student Development team is challenging the Valencia College community to donate $50,000 […]

Penguin Awareness Day Celebrated on East Campus

A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses East Campus’ Pooky’s Pantry joined others internationally by celebrating Penguin Awareness Day on Monday, January 20, 2020. Although the true focus of Penguin Awareness Day is to educate people on how penguins thrive in the wild and how climate change is affecting them, […]

Thank You Valencians for Your Pooky’s Pantry Donations

Thank you Valencia College employees, students and guests who donated to the Pooky’s Pantry Food Drive that was held in our Campus Stores in October. Overall, our Campus Stores collected more than 400 items for the pantry, which specifically benefits Valencia students in need. Way to go! The winner of the $100 Fandango gift card was Darlene […]

East Campus Pooky’s Pantry Thanksgiving Food Drive

A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses Help make a difference in the lives of our students this Thanksgiving by participating in Pooky’s Pantry Thanksgivings Food Drive. Through Tuesday, November 26, 2019, Pooky’s Pantry is accepting donations such as: Please drop off your donations to the Valencia Volunteers in Building 4, […]

Donate to Pooky’s Pantry at a Campus Store for a...

Through Wednesday, October 30, 2019, you could win a $100 Fandango gift card by dropping off items at any Campus Store for Pooky’s Pantry — a food pantry that specifically benefits Valencia students in need. The more you donate, the more chances you’ll have to win, as our Campus Stores will give you one raffle […]

Pooky’s Pantry Has a New Home

A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses East Campus Pooky’s Pantry, the food pantry for students, moved to Building 4, Room 134, as the fall 2019 term began. Operated by Valencia Volunteers, the pantry is now located in the Continuous Assessment and Responsive Engagement (CARE) suite. CARE is a faculty-led initiative […]

Your Help is Needed; Learning Day Food Drive

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Valencia Volunteers will be hosting a food drive for Pooky’s Pantry on Learning Day. Located inside Student Development, Pooky’s Pantry is a resource for any Valencia College student who needs meals or hygiene products. During the breakfast and lunch segments of Learning Day, […]

Pooky’s Pantry Food Drive

A Message from Stacey Johnson, President, East and Winter Park Campuses It’s easy to get lost in the hustle and bustle of the approaching holidays. From ensuring there are enough chairs to preparing mashed potatoes, we can easily forget that there are individuals — who may also be our students — who will spend the holidays […]