Events Holiday Food Drive Challenge

Holiday Food Drive Challenge

Students vs Staff Holiday Food Drive Challenge


Donations are Now Closed

During the holiday season, Joyce University’s Student Council kicked off a food drive with a goal to collect 500 pounds of food to benefit the Utah Food Bank.

The Utah Food Bank helps fight hunger statewide, and last year (2021), they distributed 70.2 million pounds of food which equated to 58.5 million meals.

Joyce University collected donations from November 2nd through December 16th. Students competed against Faculty and Staff to see who could collect the most food donations by the deadline. Teams were invited to include family, friends, and the community to help raise donations. Students won the challenge, raising the majority of food donations, but together Joyce Students and Faculty raised nearly 700 pounds of food!

Donation barrels for each team were available in the Joyce University campus atrium for in-kind donations.

How to Donate


There were two ways to contribute to our Holiday Food Drive. In addition to in-kind donations which were made at our Draper campus in Utah, we also accepted monetary donations.

Monetary Donations

Don’t have time to shop? Make a monetary donation via PayPal.

Drop-Off Donations

Campus Atrium
Joyce University
12257 Business Park Dr
Draper, UT 84020

What to Donate

In 2022, we exceeded our goal by raising nearly 700 pounds of food for the Utah Food Bank. Students competed against Faculty and won, raising the majority of the food donations.

Most needed food items:
  • Peanut Butter
  • Boxed Mac & Cheese
  • Canned Meats (tuna, chicken, or beef)
  • Canned Chili
  • Canned Spaghetti O’s
  • Canned Ravioli
  • Canned Fruits
  • Other Boxed Meals


In-Kind Donation Guidelines

The Utah Food Bank has Safe Food Donation and General Consumption Guidelines. Please review these guidelines before making any food donations to the Utah Food Bank.

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