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MCCC food desert receives oasis; The Foundation develops food pantry

MCCC is in a food desert. The Monroe County Opportunity Program (MCOP) conducted a study that found that residents who live near MCCC have a hard time accessing healthy, affordable food. Sixteen percent of students who attend MCCC reported “very low” food security in the 2021 study conducted by Trellis Research. The Foundation at MCCC is creating a food pantry with the […]

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MCCC Student Government partners with MCOP for food bank

On a cold cloudy day, Monroe County residents lined up at MCCC for food donations to brighten their day. Parking Lot 2 next to the La-Z-Boy Building filled with cars as residents arrived for the Mobile Food Pantry March 14. The event ran from 10 a.m. to noon to help […]