Students helping Crimson Cupboard continue to expand its goal of ending food insecurity

It has been a little over a year since the Crimson Cupboard food pantry opened on the IU Bloomington campus. Since that time, Mercedes Jones, the director who helped make the pantry a reality has graduated and moved on from IU. But students like Erika Wheeler have taken up the charge and expanded the pantry […]

IU senior Mercedes Jones is leading the way in making sure no student goes hungry

Indiana University senior Mercedes Jones was just looking to fulfill a credit when she took on an internship working on a university food pantry initiative. But what began as a frustrating college requirement quickly turned into a passionate mission: making sure no IU student goes hungry. “At first, I felt it was a burden,” she […]