St. Clare’s student space, named after St. Clare of Assisi, is designed to address students’ insecurities across four key areas.
- Mindful Haven: A serene space featuring puzzles, games, coloring pages, and unique additions like a wall waterfall and sand table. Open daily for relaxation and mental well-being.
- Hygiene and Essentials: Offering free items like soap, shampoo, toothpaste, bedding, and more. Supporting financially burdened students and those with hygiene concerns.
- Food Support: Half of the space stocked with cereals, boxed dinners, and snacks for students facing food insecurity. Open on designated days, managed by the Coordinator of Student Support Services.
- Student Success Hub: Direct access to the Coordinator of Student Support Services, aiding students with insecurities and connecting them to resources both on and off campus.
St. Clare’s aligns with Quincy University’s “Success by Design” initiative, ensuring students excel academically, socially, and holistically. It’s a vital support system prioritizing students’ well-being and success.
Open to all QU students, especially those who
are experiencing food, housing,
or any personal insecurities.
Located on the first floor of Friars Hall.
Opposite the room to the nurse practitioner.
Location and Hours:
Closed on the weekend.
Monday/Wednesday: Open 1-5 pm
Tuesday/Thursday: Open 8 am-12 pm
Closed on the weekends
Students who need items can come once per week during open hours and take what they need. There are labels and limits on each item, so students need to be mindful of what they are taking.
We extend much gratitude for any generous contributions to St. Clare’s. Your donation will help sustain the center and undoubtedly make a significant impact on the lives of students. Your support ensures that all of our students have access to essential resources, alleviating any personal insecurities and aiding in an amazing resource to ensure the success of our students. With your kindness, we can continue to foster a community that values and supports one another.
Drop off donations:
You may drop off your donations to Dr. Christine Tracy’s office, Francis hall, Room 12.
Monetary Donation Online:
Donate by buying an item(s) off of our Amazon wish list:
|Breakfast Items (ex. Cereal, instant oatmeal, breakfast granola bars, ect.)||Laundry Supplies (Pods, dryer sheets, mesh laundry bags)||Bath towels|
|Fruit Cups||Air freshener||Washcloths|
|Microwavable rice pouches||Body Wash||School Supplies|
|Mac and cheese||Bars of Soap|
|Frozen Food that can be microwaved or air-fried||feminine Hygiene Products|
|Vegetarian, Vegan, and Gluten Free food options||Toothbrushes/Toothpaste|