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Mana Tangirala stocks fresh fruit in Feed the Pack

Nov 21, 2023

A Q&A With Mana Tangirala, Feed the Pack’s Public Relations Coordinator

In this Q&A, Feed the Pack’s public relations coordinator Mana Tangirala shares how important the third annual Pantry Bowl is to the pantry’s work and to building a sense of community. The Pantry Bowl runs now through Nov. 26. 

Pantry Bowl logo

Nov 21, 2023

The 2023 Pantry Bowl is Underway!

Leading up to NC State’s rivalry football game against the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill this weekend, both universities are competing to raise funds for their respective food pantry. 

Food Lion staff presenting a check to Feed the Pack

Nov 13, 2023

Food Lion Makes Generous Donation to Feed the Pack Food Pantry

Thanks to a $50,000 gift from Food Lion, Feed the Pack's new location in the Pack Essentials Hub has been outfitted with shelving and refrigeration equipment. 

2022 Day of Giving lock-up

Apr 4, 2023

Beyond the Day: How Day of Giving Makes an Impact Year-Round

From programs to scholarships and from research to faculty support, Day of Giving gifts make a difference all year long. There are no better voices to share how grateful we are than those of our students 

Person removing food donations from car trunk

Jan 23, 2023

Packing the Pantry

The inaugural Year of Feeding the Pack challenge united the university community to collect 23,542 pounds of food in 2022 for NC State’s on-campus food pantry. 

A screenshot of the Pantry Bowl website shows NC State and UNC's final gift totals in the competition.

Dec 12, 2022

NC State Wins Pantry Bowl vs. UNC

From Nov. 20-27, NC State’s Feed the Pack Food Pantry and UNC’s Carolina Cupboard hosted the second annual Pantry Bowl. The pantries received a combined 2,235 gifts for a grand total of $148,099.93. NC State’s Feed the Pack Food Pantry received the most gifts with 1,128, compared to UNC’s 1,107. Feed the Pack will receive an additional $11,000 from Perry and Susan Safran and other generous donors for beating last year’s gift total. 

Libraries December Feed the Pack food drive infographic

Dec 5, 2022

Donate to Feed the Pack at the Libraries

⁠The Libraries’ December book display in the Hill Library Reading Commons will be focused on food insecurity, and donation bins for Feed the Pack’s most needed items will be placed by the book display shelf. 

wide angle of Feed the Pack's interior space

Nov 21, 2022

Ten Years of Feeding the Pack

Feed the Pack, NC State’s food pantry, opened its doors in Harrelson Hall in November 2012. A decade later — and more than 30,000 members of the Wolfpack served — Feed the Pack looks ahead to new opportunities in a year dedicated to education, advocacy and service. 

Keya Pothireddy does the wolfie

Nov 23, 2021

Meet Feed the Pack Outreach Coordinator Keya Pothireddy

NC State is taking part in the Pantry Bowl — a friendly giving competition with UNC-Chapel Hill to raise funds for each campus’s food pantry. Keya Pothireddy ’23, economics major and outreach coordinator for the Feed the Pack food pantry, shares why supporting Feed the Pack and the Pantry Bowl is so important. 

Wolf Plaza copper wolf statues

Nov 2, 2021

Red and White Week Student Giving Challenge

During Red and White Week, student groups across campus faced off in a friendly competition to benefit this year’s featured fund: Feed the Pack, the food pantry at NC State. The groups raised just under $24,000.