NATCHITOCHES – The Bridge Church of Natchitoches dropped of donations of food items to the Northwestern State University Food Pantry to help students who struggle with food insecurity. From left are senior level nursing student volunteers Trayvon Snow and Sarah Makin with church representatives Justin and Heather LaGrange. The church plans to engage its congregation in collecting items for NSU’s Food Pantry on a monthly basis. Staffed by volunteers, the Food Pantry distributes non-perishable food, toiletries and personal hygiene products, cleaning supplies, t-shirts and other items for NSU and BPCC@NSU students. Donations are always welcome. To obtain a list of needed items, donors should contact Director of Student Affairs Reatha Cox at email@example.com or Professor of Social Work Dr. Denise Bailey at firstname.lastname@example.org. Monetary donations are also accepted through the NSU Foundation. Donors can visit www.northwesternstatealumni.com and support the NSU Food Pantry in the Make A Gift section and specifying the NSU Food Pantry.