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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