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Nov 21, 2019 0 comments

Challah for Hunger announces new national partnership with Swipe Out Hunger

Students at Temple University hosted a Swipe Out Hunger and Challah For Hunger partner bake during the 2019 Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. The proceeds from the bake sale will go to the Cherry Pantry or Student Emergency Aid Fund in the Division of Student Affairs. Read More

Nov 5, 2019 0 comments

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week: How Can We Make Our Campuses More Aware?

The Swipe Out Hunger National Team has been joined by our Ithaca College Student Leader, Unagh Frank, during her final Fall semester as our Media & Innovation Fellow. In addition to spearheading Swipe Out Hunger on her campus, she was pivotal in creating a series of events during last… Read More

Oct 29, 2019 1 comments

Everyone at the Table: Swipe Out Hunger Announces Partnerships with Sodexo, Aramark, and CBORD

As the CEO of Swipe Out Hunger, I’ve spent the past nine years devoted to a cause – ensuring all college students have access to nourishing meals.  Over those years, we heard all too many stories of students who were swallowed by… Read More

Oct 29, 2019 0 comments

Sodexo and Swipe Out Hunger Take Action to Combat Food Insecurity on College Campuses

Industry-leading program to fund Meal Swipe Banks at 13 campuses and provide more than 25,000 free meals annually Gaithersburg, MD—Oct. 29, 2019 – Today, Sodexo announced an industry-leading and first-of-its-kind pilot program to expand its partnership with Swipe Out Hunger – a leading national… Read More

Oct 24, 2019 0 comments

CBORD and Swipe Out Hunger Partner to Address College Student Hunger

Students will be able to donate unused meal swipes to peers facing food insecurity ITHACA, N.Y. – CBORD®, a leading provider of technology solutions for education, healthcare, senior living and business campuses, today announced a partnership… Read More

Oct 11, 2019 0 comments

Student Leader Spotlight: Sarina Morales

No one is more inspiring than our student leaders. We asked our Swipe Student Leader at University of California, Los Angeles what her dream campus would look like. With imagination and student advocacy, together we can make Sarina’s vision a reality. Read More

Oct 10, 2019 0 comments

Aramark Partners With Swipe Out Hunger, Expands Efforts to Address Campus Food Insecurity

National nonprofit committed to ending hunger among college students launches Research & Development Lab with support from Aramark (Philadelphia, PA) – Aramark, the award-winning food and facilities partner of more than 400 colleges and universities across the U.S., is taking the lead in addressing food insecurity… Read More

Sep 26, 2019 0 comments

Student Leader Spotlight: Alondra Cardenas Salazar

Swipe Out Hunger is privileged to work alongside hundreds of student leaders, working to end college hunger on their campuses. We sat down with one of our student leaders from University of… Read More

Sep 5, 2019 0 comments

Careers

We’re hiring! Join our team and apply for an open position below. Development Manager What is Swipe Out Hunger Swipe Out Hunger is a nonprofit based in Los Angeles that partners with universities nationwide to end student hunger. The organization provides… Read More

Aug 26, 2019 0 comments

Q&A Ben Falter, Student Affairs Case Manager at San José State University

While many of our supporters know that our movement is student-led, we are excited by the programs that have been spearheaded by faculty and administration on campuses. Commitment from campus administration fosters more sustainable Swipe Out Hunger programs and serves as a model for how campuses… Read More

Aug 15, 2019 0 comments

“Structural change is hard, but doable” Reflections from our 2019 Student Leadership Summit

With a network of now 83 sites in 32 states, we brought our movement into one room in Los Angeles last week at our fourth Student Leadership Summit. We knew bringing this eclectic group of student activists together would be powerful, but their creativity, passion and… Read More

Jul 12, 2019 0 comments

Pitch Competition: Innovative Solutions to Hunger at CUNY

A collaboration between Swipe Out Hunger and Healthy CUNY The Opportunity  Calling all CUNY students! You are invited to participate in Swipe Out Hunger’s first ever pitch competition. This is an opportunity for you to design and spearhead a project to address student food insecurity and… Read More

Jun 6, 2019 0 comments

Swiping & Growing: Our Most Expansive Year Yet

“Higher education is about opportunity, prosperity, social ascent and social justice. It’s transformative for students and their communities.” – California State University Chancellor Timothy White As a supporter of Swipe Out Hunger, you know the value a higher education degree carries… Read More

May 30, 2019 0 comments

Scaling System-Wide: California to New York

Swipe Out Hunger is no stranger to system-wide program scaling, having worked directly with both the University of California’s nine campuses and many of the California State University’s 23 campuses to effectively scale meal assistance programs following the… Read More

May 22, 2019 0 comments

Message from our Founder and CEO Rachel Sumekh

Dear Swipe Community, After a year in the making, we share with you our newly designed website– and it goes beyond a few pages of simple HTML code.  Our new site will serve as a digital backbone to… Read More

May 9, 2019 0 comments

Gov. Murphy Signs New Jersey Hunger-Free Campus Act

Governor Murphy signs package of Anti-Hunger bills including A4702 Hunger-Free Campus Act– a $1 Million allocation to address food insecurity among students enrolled in public institutions of higher education The legislation establishes a $1 million fund to support campuses in establishing sustainable solutions to address campus hunger. Through… Read More

Nov 19, 2019 0 comments

Swipe Out Hunger Announces Winners for CUNY Pitch Competition!

R&D Lab: Innovation Solutions This fall, Healthy CUNY and Swipe Out Hunger partnered for its first ever pitch competition on the search for innovative solutions to food insecurity… Read More