BON APPETIT CASE STUDIES

  • Welcome! What exactly does it look like to establish a meal share program in partnership with Bon Appetit? Below are a few examples.

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1.Willamette University
(est. 2018)
Cap of 50 meal points may be donated per student per semester.At the end of each fall and spring semester, students with meal plans can fill out an online form in their Bearcat BnB account to donate meal points in increments of five to support Swipe Out Hunger.
3,085 points were donated in the 2018 – 2019 school year.
2.Carleton College
(est. 2017)
Cap of 1 swipe per student may be donated per quarter.Each quarter students can skip 1 lunch and donate the funds they would have spent to another student facing food insecurity. Meals are provided through the Dean of Students Office.1,298 swipes were donated in the 2018-2019 school year.
3.Emory University
(est. 2017)
Cap of 1 guest swipe may be donated per student per year.At the beginning of the school year, an email is sent to all meal plan A and K students with a link they can use to donate a guest swipe to support students facing food insecurity. The Office of Student Success redistributes swipes to students facing food insecurity. In addition, at the end of each school year, students can donate their leftover “Dooley Dollars” to the annual Dooley Dollar Drive, which also provide support for students struggling with food insecurity on campus.300 swipes and over 350 Dooley Dollars were donated in the 2018-2019 school year.
4.University of Pennsylvania
(est. 2014)
Cap of 2 swipes may be donated per student per semester.Each semester students can stop by tables in the commons to donate up to two meal swipes which are used to support other students facing food insecurity.800 swipes were donated in the fall 2018 semester.
  • To learn how these models were built and the key considerations,
    email our National Programs Coordinator Emily Kass at emily@swipehunger.org.