Ivy Tech holding drive for food and hygiene items to aid students

Ivy Tech Community College is Columbus is planning an event next week to help students in need.

The school will be hosting a Halloween-themed drive to gather food and hygiene products on Thursday, October 26th. Collected items will be made available to students to help support them through their educational journey and to assist them with academic success.

The school is collecting food including granola bars, cereal, popcorn, snack items, pasta noodles, pasta sauce, soups, canned meat, and microwavable oatmeal cups, pancake cups, macaroni cups, and ramen cups.

You can also donate travel sized hygiene items such as deodorant, toothpaste, men’s and women’s shaving gel and razors, shampoo/conditioner, bars of soap, feminine hygiene products toilet paper, and tissues. All hygiene items are requested to be travel size.

The collection event will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at Moravec Hall on Central Ave. A drive-up station will be available for donations