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Mt. San Jacinto College puts on its first pop-up food pantry event to help students

 

Last updated 12/7/2017 at Noon

Mt. San Jacinto College couple, Caesar and Lizette Ortiz, hold their two children after receiving groceries during the MSJC Pop-up Food Pantry event at the San Jacinto campus. Courtesy photo

SAN JACINTO – More than 80 bags of groceries were gone in less than 30 minutes during Mt. San Jacinto College’s first Pop-up Food Pantry event, Nov. 21.

MSJC students and employees handed out groceries and informational resources to help families during the 2017 holiday season.

MSJC students, Lizette and Caesar Ortiz of Banning with their two children, received bags of groceries.

“It’s definitely going to help” Caesar Ortiz said, as the couple expressed how the food pantry is necessary and appreciated.

“Current research shows that one of five students sit in their classrooms...



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