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Oct 10, 2019 0 comments

Aramark Partners With Swipe Out Hunger, Expands Efforts to Address Campus Food Insecurity

National nonprofit committed to ending hunger among college students launches Research & Development Lab with support from Aramark (Philadelphia, PA) – Aramark, the award-winning food and facilities partner of more than 400 colleges and universities across the U.S., is taking the lead in addressing food… Read More

Sep 26, 2019 0 comments

Student Leader Spotlight: Alondra Cardenas Salazar

Swipe Out Hunger is privileged to work alongside hundreds of student leaders, working to end college hunger on their campuses. We sat down with one of our student leaders from University… Read More

Aug 26, 2019 0 comments

Q&A Ben Falter, Student Affairs Case Manager at San José State University

While many of our supporters know that our movement is student-led, we are excited by the programs that have been spearheaded by faculty and administration on campuses. Commitment from campus administration fosters more sustainable Swipe Out Hunger programs and serves as a model for how… Read More

Aug 15, 2019 0 comments

“Structural change is hard, but doable” Reflections from our 2019 Student Leadership Summit

With a network of now 83 sites in 32 states, we brought our movement into one room in Los Angeles last week at our fourth Student Leadership Summit. We knew bringing this eclectic group of student activists together would be powerful, but their creativity, passion… Read More

Jul 12, 2019 0 comments

Pitch Competition: Innovative Solutions to Hunger at CUNY

A collaboration between Swipe Out Hunger and Healthy CUNY The Opportunity  Calling all CUNY students! You are invited to participate in Swipe Out Hunger’s first ever pitch competition. This is an opportunity for you to design and spearhead a project to address student food insecurity… Read More

Jun 6, 2019 0 comments

Swiping & Growing: Our Most Expansive Year Yet

“Higher education is about opportunity, prosperity, social ascent and social justice. It’s transformative for students and their communities.” – California State University Chancellor Timothy White As a supporter of Swipe Out Hunger, you know the value a higher education degree… Read More

May 30, 2019 0 comments

Scaling System-Wide: California to New York

Swipe Out Hunger is no stranger to system-wide program scaling, having worked directly with both the University of California’s nine campuses and many of the California State University’s 23 campuses to effectively scale meal assistance programs following the… Read More

May 22, 2019 0 comments

Message from our Founder and CEO Rachel Sumekh

Dear Swipe Community, After a year in the making, we share with you our newly designed website– and it goes beyond a few pages of simple HTML code.  Our new site will serve as a… Read More

May 9, 2019 0 comments

Gov. Murphy Signs New Jersey Hunger-Free Campus Act

Governor Murphy signs package of Anti-Hunger bills including A4702 Hunger-Free Campus Act– a $1 Million allocation to address food insecurity among students enrolled in public institutions of higher education The legislation establishes a $1 million fund to support campuses in establishing sustainable solutions to address campus… Read More

Mar 21, 2019 0 comments

Three Lessons from an Entrepreneur at SXSW

Does SXSW live up to the hype? I was surprised to learn that the answer is: absolutely. As a no-nonsense, social impact driven leader, I was weary (as I am with most things) about how deep the people and conversations will be at the preeminent tech, music and film festival known as South by Southwest. Read More