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Jan 18, 2023 0 comments

Swipe Out Hunger Announces Board Leadership Transitions

Today, Swipe Out Hunger is excited to announce leadership transitions for its Board of Directors. Effective January 1, 2023, David Croom now serves as Board Chair. Croom joined the Board of Directors in February 2021 and brings a wealth of experience from… Read More

Dec 22, 2022 0 comments

How Campuses Are Ensuring Students Don’t Go Hungry This Break: Takeaways from our November Swipe Session

Nationally, one in three college students experiences food insecurity. For many of these students, they can find refuge at the dining hall with meal plans or at campus food pantries, which provides much-needed resources throughout the school year. During campus closures such… Read More

Nov 29, 2022 0 comments

Choose Your Own #GivingTuesday Adventure: Pick From 30+ Campuses To Donate To Today!

At Swipe Out Hunger, we pride ourselves on the one thing that makes us who we are: our network of campus partners. From our nascent beginnings, we always listened to what our campuses were experiencing, collaborated to explore innovation, and uplifted those… Read More

Nov 17, 2022 0 comments

Swipe Out Hunger Announces the 2022 Nachman Justice Award Recipients

Each year, Swipe Out Hunger recognizes three student leaders for their food security work on campus through the Nachman Justice Award. Established in honor of former Vice President of Programs Marissa Nachman, this award celebrates students who embody Marissa’s core… Read More

Oct 26, 2022 0 comments

Swipe Out Hunger Awards $3,000 Grants to Thirty Campus Pantries

October 26, 2022 – Today, Swipe Out Hunger — the leading national nonprofit working to end college student food insecurity — announced that thirty colleges will each receive $3,000 in Swipe Grants to support their campus food pantries.After the successful inaugural cycle of… Read More

Sep 29, 2022 0 comments

Campus Champions: Recognizing Student Leaders with the Nachman Justice Award

Created in honor of Marissa Nachman, former Vice President of Programs at Swipe Out Hunger and continued supporter, the Nachman Justice Award recognizes three student leaders who embody Marissa’s core values of justice, compassion, and equity through their food security work… Read More

Jul 27, 2022 0 comments

An Update from Our Founder

Dear Swipe Community,Twelve years ago, my friend Bryan invited me to spend hours moving pallets of food across campus to the UCLA food pantry. With each box of cereal we lifted, I expanded my understanding of the impact one person could have, even… Read More

Jul 18, 2022 0 comments

Swipe Out Hunger Announces New Executive Director Jaime Hansen

July 18, 2022 – Today, Swipe Out Hunger announced its new Executive Director, Jaime Hansen (she/they), will lead the organization in its promising next chapter. As Executive Director, Hansen will manage the overall organizational vision and strategy and support the programs, advocacy,… Read More

Jul 8, 2022 0 comments

Building a Movement: Pennsylvania Students Advocate for Food Security

On March 28, 2022, Swipe Out Hunger organized over 115 students from 16 schools across Pennsylvania to lobby for the Hunger Free Campus Bill at the State Capitol in Harrisburg. After months of organizing and advocacy, the Governor signed the… Read More

May 6, 2022 0 comments

Celebrating the Success of Former Foster Youth

In honor of National Foster Care Month this May, we’re highlighting the champions that help build safe, accessible and joyful spaces on campus for foster youth. Few embody these values more than Los Angeles Trade Tech’s Dr. Dione Washington. For over 20… Read More

Apr 28, 2022 0 comments

College Campus Food Pantries: Learnings from a 2021 Survey

In 2021, Swipe Out Hunger surveyed college campus pantries following the organization’s acquisition of the College and University Food Bank Alliance (CUFBA). This public paper assesses the current basic needs climate among college food pantries across the U.S., including their inventory, sourcing, services… Read More

Apr 12, 2022 0 comments

5 Things To Know About The Campus Pantry and College Hunger Landscape

We recently hosted more than 100 of our campus partners and community members on a webinar where we dove deep into the empirical evidence gleaned from our recent campus leader and pantry surveys. The survey is the most representative study of college… Read More

Apr 7, 2022 0 comments

Swipe Out Hunger and TOP The Organic Project Partner to Support College Students

April 7, 2022 – Today, the leading national nonprofit working to end college student hunger, Swipe Out Hunger and organic period product company, TOP the organic project, announced its partnership to support college students. One in three college… Read More

Mar 22, 2022 0 comments

2022 – 2024 Strategic Plan

At the end of 2021, we completed our three-year strategic plan to support Swipe Out Hunger in achieving its mission. Informed by our staff, board members, and community members, we’re ecstatic to share our goals to end student hunger with you!1. Deliver equitable… Read More

Feb 3, 2022 0 comments

Swipe Out Hunger Announces Microgrants to 17 Campus Pantries

February 3, 2022 – The leading national nonprofit working to end college student food insecurity, Swipe Out Hunger announced today that $3,000 microgrants will be distributed to 17 colleges to support their campus food pantries.This is the first cycle of Swipe Out Hunger’s… Read More

Nov 22, 2021 0 comments

Win a Case of Tampons for Your Campus Pantry!

Why get perishables for your campus pantry this Thanksgiving week, when you could support women with a basic need with Swipe Out Hunger? TOP the organic project’s mission is to increase access… Read More

Oct 22, 2021 0 comments

Chobani and Swipe Out Hunger Partner to Help College Students Experiencing Food Insecurity on 23 Campuses

NEW BERLIN, N.Y. – October 22, 2021 – Food insecurity is one of the most pervasive and devastating afflictions nationwide, impacting one in 10 Americans. College campuses are among the most affected, yet overlooked, communities, where one in three students faces hunger.Costly housing,… Read More

Oct 21, 2021 0 comments

Swipe Out Hunger Acquires the College and University Food Bank Alliance

Campus pantries can fill out this interest form to gain access to Swipe Out Hunger resources under this acquisition. Swipe Out Hunger Invites 800+ New Members to Its Network October 21, 2021 – Today,… Read More

Jun 7, 2021 0 comments

Transact Partners with Swipe Out Hunger to Address College Student Food Insecurity

Transact to Share Swipe Out Hunger Information, Donate Meals at National, Regional, and Virtual ‘Food for Thought’ Events (Phoenix, AZ) — Today, Transact, the leader in innovative payment solutions for a connected campus, and Swipe Out Hunger, the leading nonprofit addressing hunger among… Read More