At NEXT, staff members and delegates alike will be able to participate in a service project to benefit the community at and around Indiana University. The project is a food drive benefitting the student-run Crimson Cupboard at the program festival during the last full day of the conference. As an on-campus food pantry, the Crimson Cupboard provides free-of-charge food items to in-need students, faculty and immediate family members. Operated by the Student Advocacy Office, the Crimson Cupboard is excited to partner with us as we give our time and donations in service towards others.
We are asking that each lodge attending NEXT bring at least one nonperishable food item per delegate to donate to the Crimson Cupboard. Below is a list of nonperishable items that the cupboard needs most. For those lodges not wishing to travel with food items, monetary donations can be made during the program festival in support of purchasing food items. Please communicate this service initiative to your lodge delegation, and be sure to set the example yourself!
List of Needed Items:
- Canned protein (tuna, chicken)
- Pasta & Sauce
- Shelf stable fruit (canned or cups)
- Peanut Butter
- Toilet Paper