some pretty epic national coverage.
New York Times
Leftover Meal Plan Swipes: No Waste Here August 2016
Los Angeles Times
Hope for Hungry Students at UCLA June 2010
THE SOCIAL VENTURE PARTNERS FAST PITCH
On October 29th, 2014, ten nonprofits pitched and shared their incredible stories. By the end of the night, Swipes was awarded the Judges Grand Prize award, The Annenberg Award and the Media Prize– totaling $30,000. Thank you to SVP, our coaches and to all of you who’ve made our story one of inspiration, hard work and innovation!
The White House: Campus Champions of Change
In March 2012, Swipes for the Homeless was acknowledged as a Campus Champion of Change. We were invited to the White House and were honored by President Barack Obama. This came after being selected from a pool of 15,000 nominees.
“There’s a common saying that if you’re not idealistic when you’re young, then you’ve got problems, and if you stay idealistic when you’re old then you got problems. I’m a big believer that you can stay idealistic throughout your life.”
– President Obama
Classy Awards: Most Influential University Organization
In September 2012, Swipes was named the Most Influential University organization in America at The Classy Awards, the nation's largest philanthropic award ceremony.
Los Angeles City Councilman, Paul Koretz Endorsement
Paul Koretz endorsed and provided facilitative support for Swipe Out Hunger from July 2010- June 2012 and received a city certificate.