ARAMARK CASE STUDIES

  • Welcome! What exactly does it look like to establish a meal share program in partnership with Aramark? Below are a few examples.

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1.University of Memphis
(est. 2018)
Cap of 10 guest swipes per student may be donated each semester.In the beginning of each semester students can donate guest meals at the Tiger Meal Swipe donation drive tables or through submitting an online donation form. These donations are redistributed to students in need of temporary assistance. 366 guest swipes were donated in the fall of 2018.
2.University of Southern Mississippi (est. 2018)Cap of 5 guest swipes per student may be donated each semester.
Each semester students can donate up to 5 guest swipes, and Aramark matches additional donations. The campus pantry identifies students who are in need of meals and swipes are transferred on their ID cards.494 guest swipes were donated in the 2018-2019 school year.
3.College of St. Scholastica
(est. 2018)
Cap of 750 swipes may be donated each semester. At the end of the fall and spring semesters, students can complete an online form to donate unused swipes and dining dollars, which are then loaded onto students accounts by Campus Ministry.160 swipes and 253 dining points were donated in the 2018-2019 school year.
4.Georgetown University
(est. 2018)
No cap or conversion rate.At the start of the fall and spring semesters, students are able to donate meal swipes at various campus dining facilities, which are redistributed through the Hoya Hub Food Pantry to members of Georgetown University community that are facing food insecurity.538 swipes were donated in the spring 2019 semester.
5.University of Minnesota
(est. 2017)
Cap of 2 guest swipes per student may be donated each semester.Each semester students can donate up to 2 guest meals, which are distributed to the accounts of students facing food insecurity by Boynton Health Services and Nutritious U Food Pantry.958 guest swipes were donated in the 2018-2019 school year.
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Spelman University (est. 2017)
Cap of 7,000 swipes per semester may be distributed. Each semester Spelman Dining sets aside 7,000 meal swipes which are distributed to commuter students who are pell eligible. 10 Meals are uploaded to the ID cards of each student.14,000 swipes were made available to students in the 2018-2019 school year.
7.UC Irvine 
(est. 2017) 
Cap of 5 guest swipes per student may be donated per quarter.Towards the beginning of each quarter, students can stop by the dining halls to donate up to 5 guest swipes which are converted into meals for students who apply for the Emergency Meal Swipe Program.2,000 guest swipes were donated in the 2018-2019 school year.
8.University of Tennessee at Knoxville
(est. 2016)
Cap of 5 guest swipes may be donated per student per year. Throughout the year, students can sign up online to donate up to five guest meals, which are distributed by the Coordinator in the Office of the Dean of Students to students facing food insecurity. These students can receive up to ten meals loaded directly onto their ID card.753 guest swipes were donated in the fall 2018 semester.
  • To learn how these models were built and the key considerations,
    email our National Programs Coordinator Emily Kass at emily@swipehunger.org.