Eagle Outreach

Polk State Pantry

Located on the Lakeland campus, Polk State Pantry provides students, discreet and confidential assistance by offering food and personal hygiene items.  We provide a variety of options for quick prep items, pantry staples, and snacks.  In addition to canned items and the usual non-perishables, we also maintain a selection of cereal bars, fruit cups, and fresh fruit.  Depending upon donations, we also have a variety of baby items, bottled water, and frozen quick-cook items.

The shelves of the Pantry are stocked with the generous donations of staff, faculty, and students of the College, as well as a partnership with the Kidspack program.  In addition to receiving products, the Pantry is able to accept monetary donations at the Cashier’s office on campus or via the link below. 100% of the donations received are used to stock the shelves with items for students.


Location: Polk State Lakeland, LLC-2155A
Pantry Hours:

Monday           9  a.m. – 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Tuesday         10 a.m. – 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday   9 a.m. – 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. – 2.p.m.
Thursday       9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Contact: Kim DeRonda
email: kderonda@polk.edu
Phone: 863.669.2805

 

My Brother’s Keeper

Located on the Winter Haven campus, My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) is a multidisciplinary service-learning project designed to help Polk State College students who are in need stay in college and obtain a degree. MBK provides information about and referrals to community resources, snacks and beverages, and personal hygiene items.

The shelves of the My Brother’s Keeper are stocked with the generous donations of staff, faculty, students of the College, as well as community members.  In addition to receiving products, My Brother’s Keeper is able to accept monetary donations at the Cashier’s office on campus or via the link below. 100% of the donations received are used to stock the shelves with items for students.

Location: Polk State Winter Haven, WHC-144B
Hours: Monday – Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Contact:  Casmore Shaw
email:  cshaw@polk.edu
Phone:  863.297.1010 x3423