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Sep 20, 2023 0 comments

Swipe Out Hunger Launches 2023 Impact Report

On September 20, 2023, we launched our 2023 Impact Report at our virtual Year in Review Town Hall! We invited guest speaker Dr. Rashida Crutchfield — Director of the Center for Equitable Higher Education and member of Swipe Out Hunger’s Board of… Read More

Sep 1, 2023 0 comments

Supporting Accessible & Healthy Meals for Students with Plug-In Pot™

We’re making cooking on and off campus easier while working to end student hunger! In an exciting partnership with Plug-in Pot™ — the viral electric hot pot that effortlessly supports students with making healthy choices while saving time… Read More

Aug 2, 2023 0 comments

365 Days at Swipe: Live Q&A with Executive Director Jaime Hansen

On August 1, we celebrated Jaime Hansen’s 1-year anniversary since joining Swipe Out Hunger as our Executive Director by hosting an Instagram Live Q&A event! Check out the live recording to hear more about Jaime’s reflections, highlights, and fun moments from the… Read More

Jun 28, 2023 0 comments

Swipe Out Hunger Announces New Board Members

Today, Swipe Out Hunger announces four new members that join its Board of Directors. With these four new Board members, the Swipe Out Hunger Board of Directors comprises a total of 12 knowledgeable professionals, each bringing unique experiences to the Board.“These skilled… Read More

Jun 21, 2023 0 comments

Vlog: Swiping Out Hunger in the Twin Cities

This past May, the Swipe team came together in Minneapolis, MN for our spring retreat. During our time in the Twin Cities, we toured the local food bank that supports campus pantries, visited our partners at the University of Minnesota and Saint… Read More

Jun 5, 2023 0 comments

Swipe Out Hunger and Ellucian Collaborate for Student Success

June 5, 2023 – Swipe Out Hunger, the leading nonprofit addressing student hunger, and Ellucian, the leading higher education technology solutions provider, are partnering to end college student food insecurity. Across 2022 and 2023, Ellucian and its employees generated more than $58,000… Read More

May 31, 2023 0 comments

A Holistic Approach to Student Health: The Connection Between Mental Health & Basic Needs Insecurity

The student mental health crisis is reaching an all time high. In the last eight years, college students have reported an increase in depression by 135% and an increase in anxiety by 110%. College students are seeking help… Read More

Apr 11, 2023 0 comments

Swipe Out Hunger Launches Inaugural Leadership Council

Swipe Out Hunger is thrilled to launch its new Leadership Council, a cohort of 15 food security leaders from our network representing 15 campuses and 11 states. On March 14, 2023, Swipe Out Hunger convened its first meeting of the inaugural Leadership Council… Read More

Apr 3, 2023 0 comments

Supporting College Students Through  Upcoming Changes to SNAP

In May 2023, the federal government will end the national emergency and public health emergency declarations related to the pandemic, including the temporary changes that were made to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). This temporary expansion of SNAP provided critical support… Read More

Mar 14, 2023 0 comments

Swipe Out Hunger Joins Forces with LG to Provide Healthy Meals for 500,000 College Students, Raise Awareness About Food Insecurity on Campuses

LOS ANGELES, March 14, 2023 – Swipe Out Hunger, the leading nonprofit addressing student hunger, has joined forces with tech giant LG Electronics USA to help provide healthy meals to more than 500,000 college students struggling with food insecurity. LG is working… Read More