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Nov 26, 2019 0 comments

Rounding Up at Linn-Benton Community College

Jessi Walker is a Student Success Specialist and co-founder of the Swipe program at Linn-Benton Community College. We invited her to write a blog about how she made a Swipe Out Hunger program operate within a community college model. Read More

Nov 25, 2019 0 comments

Fall 2019 Advocacy Learnings: Little “P” Policy, Relationship-Building, and Risk-Taking

Pictured above (L to R): Katie Gouge (University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Swipe Social Media Coordinator), Kaylee Sheppard (University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Swipe Vice President), Owen Flomberg (University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Swipe President), and Katie Stapleton (University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Swipe Director of Advocacy) at… Read More

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 20, 2019 0 comments

REPORT: Trellis Company: Studying On Empty

This report unveils the drivers and intersecting contextual factors of student food insecurity with a working definition as an evolving, rather than stagnant state. Factors range from receiving SNAP benefits to being a single parent to being a former foster youth, as well as household… Read More

Nov 20, 2019 0 comments

REPORT: The Hope Center: Guide to Assessing Basic Needs Insecurity in Higher Education, Fall 2019

Campus-specific basic needs data is key to student leaders on the ground in advocating for programs and institutional policies on campus, as well as bringing the issue to the attention of legislators locally and federally. The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice Fall… Read More

Nov 19, 2019 0 comments

Swipe Out Hunger Announces Winners for CUNY Pitch Competition!

This fall, Healthy CUNY and Swipe Out Hunger partnered for its first ever pitch competition on the search for innovative solutions to food insecurity across the CUNY campuses to create lasting change in their communities. After a competitive process, we are… 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