WHAT:   Quincy University Seventh Annual Day of Service & Food Drive

WHERE:  Throughout the Quincy community. See below for locations.

WHEN:  Wednesday, October 12, from 9 a.m. – noon.

As a part of their Franciscan mission to serve others, QU students, faculty, staff, and alumni will be giving back by doing various service projects throughout the Quincy campus and the following

non-profit organizations:

Bradford Villa

Camp Saukenauk


Columbus Road Baptist Church

Friends of the Quincy Public library

Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County

Horizons Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry

Iles Elementary

Illinois Veterans Home and Memorial Garden

John Wood Community College


Ladies of Charities Thrift Store

Ladies of Charities

Madison Park Christian Church

Mississippi Valley Hunters & Fishermen’s Assoc.


QUEST Stables

Quincy Area Habitat for Humanity

Quincy Art Center

Quincy Catholic Charities

Quincy Children’s Museum

Quincy Community Theatre

Quincy Family YMCA

Quincy Humane Society

Quincy Junior High

Quincy Notre Dame High School

Quincy Park District/Mt. Bike Group

Quincy Unitarian Church

St. Francis Solanus School

St. Peter Church

The Crossing

The Salvation Army

Young Life

St. John’s Lutheran Church – Open Hands Food Pantry

In addition, Quincy University is asking community members to participate in the annual QU Food Drive, benefiting area food banks. Students will collect food items at local County Markets, Hy-Vees, Save-A-lots, and Walmart locations from 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Founded in 1860 by Franciscan friars, Quincy University is a small Catholic university emphasizing the sciences, liberal arts and the professions. Quincy University offers undergraduate, graduate and adult education programs integrating practical experience and Franciscan values. Faculty and advisors work with students to design customized success plans to help them graduate on time, find their passion and prepare them for life. QU is a member of NCAA Division II for intercollegiate athletics. For more information, please visit www.quincy.edu or contact the Office of Community Relations at (217) 228-5275 or communityrelations@quincy.edu. Quincy University. Success by Design.