University of Southern Indiana

Archie's Closet Food Drive

Archies Food Drive

and Competition
August 27 - September 11, 2018

This is the time of the year where we help restock Archie’s Food Closet for the Fall Semester. There is a list of needed non-perishable food items and personal items attached. As you begin collecting items for Archie’s, please be mindful of expiration dates. Please contact Michelle Hahn in the RFW Center, if you wish to make a monetary donation to Archie’s Closet.

DONATION BOX OFFICE LOCATIONS: Academic Skills, Arts Center, BEC, Biology, Campus Store, Creative and Print Services, Foundation, Human Resources, IT, Kinesiology and Sports, LA, Library, Nursing and Health Professions, Physical Plant, Registrar, Support Services and Teacher Education.


FOOD DRIVE COMPETITION — If your department/office would like to compete for the traveling trophy, please sign-up on or before August 27. The rules are simple: “The team that collects the most items from the Needed Items List wins!”

Rules and Registration
2018 Official Rules


The rest are just details:

  • Competition begins MONDAY, AUGUST 27 and ends TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11.
  • To be included in the competition for the traveling trophy, departments/offices should be registered either before or on Monday, August 27. (Departments/Offices can team up—each can display the trophy for part of the year.)
  • Employee Relations Committee (ERC) members will collect the items in the donation boxes several times during the two week period. If your box is full before pickup, please call one of the ERC members and let them know.
  • Donated items off the Items List counts as two points.
  • Departments/Offices competing will be responsible for counting their own items and submit their current total at the end of the first week and again at the end of the competition. (12 noon on Tuesday, September, 11.)
  • Discretion should be used when counting packaged items. Example: toilet paper 4-pack roll or a bag of candy is counted as 1 item.
  • Monetary donations are counted as 1 point per dollar given. Example: $5 = 5 points.


Facebook icon

Contact Web Services


Send Email to