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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