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Feb 19, 2021 0 comments

Swipe Out Hunger Testifies before California Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance

Emily Hinton is the Policy Fellow at Swipe Out Hunger. Emily Hinton is the Policy Fellow at Swipe Out Hunger, where she assists with research and analysis around anti-hunger policies and legislation. In early February, Emily submitted this written testimony to the California Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education… Read More

Jan 25, 2021 0 comments

CampusWorks’ Partnership with Swipe Out Hunger Provides More Than 15,000 Hot Meals to College Students During Pandemic

Bradenton, FL – CampusWorks, a strategic higher education consulting firm, recently became the first company to partner with Swipe Out Hunger, a leading nonprofit dedicated to combating hunger among college students, to launch a community fundraising campaign that will provide hot dining hall meals… Read More

Jan 11, 2021 0 comments

Back in Session: Learnings from 2020 Swipe Sessions

At the start of the 2020-2021 school year, Swipe Out Hunger asked an all-important question: what’s the best way to learn?Our conclusion: the best way to learn is from one another.To ensure our community had access to the wealth of knowledge our network has… Read More

Jan 5, 2021 0 comments

Surviving The Economic Storm With A Pool Noodle

Even before the pandemic, one in three college students in this country experienced food insecurity and nearly one in five experienced housing insecurity or homelessness. Economic inequality prior to the pandemic combined with the COVID-19 crisis has left our nation’s college students with record high… Read More

Dec 9, 2020 0 comments

New Survey Reveals One-Third of College Students Have Missed a Meal at Least Once a Week Since The Pandemic

In partnership with Chegg, Swipe Out Hunger, and Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation, findings of this new report suggest college students are experiencing increased levels of food insecurity, job loss, and financial stress read the… Read More

Nov 20, 2020 0 comments

A Week in the Life of a University of Minnesota Anti-Hunger Advocate: Part Three

This is the third of a three-part series for Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week 2020 written by University of Minnesota’s Swipe Out Hunger’s Co-President, Gigi Otten. Over the last few months, her and her incredible team of student advocates have galvanized on campus and beyond to create lasting change… Read More

Nov 18, 2020 0 comments

Sodexo and Swipe Out Hunger Expand Program for Students Experiencing Food Insecurity to 100 U.S. Campuses

Gaithersburg, Md. – One in three college students face food insecurity each year. With the financial strain on families combined with physical and emotional stress caused by the pandemic, student food insecurity has increased by 14 percent. Following a successful pilot program, which… Read More

Nov 17, 2020 0 comments

A Week in the Life of a University of Minnesota Anti-Hunger Advocate: Part Two

This is the second of a three-part series for Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week 2020 written by University of Minnesota’s Swipe Out Hunger’s Co-President, Gigi Otten. Over the last few months, her and her incredible team of student advocates have galvanized on campus and beyond to create lasting change… Read More

Nov 16, 2020 0 comments

A Week in the Life of a University of Minnesota Anti-Hunger Advocate: Part One

This is the first of a three-part series for Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week 2020 written by University of Minnesota’s Swipe Out Hunger’s Co-President, Gigi Otten. Over the last few months, her and her incredible team of student advocates have galvanized on campus and beyond to create lasting change… Read More

Oct 20, 2020 0 comments

Congressional Hunger Center and Swipe Out Hunger Launch CollegeSNAPproject.Org

Website provides vital information for college students on essential federal nutrition program The Congressional Hunger Center and Swipe Out Hunger launched the College SNAP Project today to provide vital, state-by-state information to college students experiencing… Read More

Aug 21, 2020 0 comments

Join Our Student Advocacy Cohort, SLAM!

What Is SLAM?Swipe Out Hunger formed its very first advocacy student network known as SLAM: Student Leaders Advancing Movements. The SLAM network is a learning and networking group of students from across the country activating and advocating… Read More

Feb 10, 2021 0 comments

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Director of Programs ABOUT SWIPE OUT HUNGEREstablished by a group of students at UCLA in 2010, Swipe Out Hunger is the leading nonprofit ending college student hunger. Based in Los Angeles, our full time team of… Read More