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St. Louis-based mobile app founded by WU alum works to keep local food banks and restaurants afloat during COVID-19 pandemic

Washington University 2017 graduate Andrew Glantz is using his own start-up to support local restaurants and food banks in the wake of COVID-19.

Noah Slaughter | Staff Reporter

Campus food drive focuses on nutrition

The third annual PB&Joy food drive has sharpened its focus on nutrition this year, targeting donation items beyond just peanut butter and jelly to bring in at least 2,000 more pounds of food donations than in the past.

| News Editor

Campus food drive benefits local charity for the needy

The Community Service Office and several other groups are hoping to spread peanut butter and jelly to the St. Louis homeless community. PB & Joy, a new student-run food drive, will benefit Operation Food Search, a St. Louis organization that distributes free food to the hungry and poor.

| News Editors

Educating WU on hunger and homelessness

At a welcome reception on Thursday, Washington University’s Community Service Office welcomed a new member to the team whom the office hopes will become an invaluable resource for student groups and individuals. Lu Oros brings nearly 15 years of experience working with hunger and homelessness to the Community Service Office.

| Scene Reporter

Feeding through the Band

Imagine this: Your favorite band is coming to St. Louis, and you’re super-pumped to see them play. And by purchasing a ticket, you are single-handedly feeding a hungry child in St. Louis for the whole weekend.

| Scene Reporter

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