On Friday, the Student Government Association (SGA) at El Paso Community College (EPCC) received a check for $5,000 from PepsiCo to support the Tejano Food Pantry for EPCC students.
“Kindness has come from the donation from PepsiCo to the Tejano Food Pantry,” Jones Arvis, Director of Student Leadership & Campus Life said. “This will go a long way in fighting food insecurities among our college family.”
Dr. William Serrata, EPCC President; Texas State Representative Mary Gonzalez; Rebecca Acuña from PepsiCo; Arvis Jones, Director of Student Leadership & Campus Life and EPCC Student Government Association President, Bryan Mena attended the check presentation at the EPCC Administrative Services Center
The Tejano Food Pantry, a service created by a student for the students, is operated by the Student Government Association at EPCC.
EPCC officials added, that the Tejano Food Pantry “aims to minimize hunger among our students by providing free, accessible and nutritious food.”
The pantry is located at the Valle Verde Campus, 919 Hunter Drive in room C102.