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

---Cap and Conversion Rate
---Program Details
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
(est. 2018) 
Cap of 2 swipes per student may be donated per semester.Towards the end of each semester, students can donate unused swipes into a bank administered by the Student Assistance and Support Services Office to support students facing food insecurity.4,196 swipes were donated in the 2018-2019 school year.
2.Univeristy of Maryland Baltimore County
(est. 2018)
Cap of 10 meals may be donated per student per semester. During a two week period at the beginning of the spring semester, students can sign up to have up to one meal a week for the remainder of the semester removed from their account into a pool that is redistributed to students in need, as determined by Counseling Services. 1,536 meals were donated in the spring of 2018.
3.Texas Sate San Marcos
(est. 2017 )
Each donated meal is equal to $0.75 and the overall cap is $5,000.At the end of each fall semester students can donate unused meals which are converted into funds to support the Bobcat Bounty food pantry on campus.2,671 swipes were donated in the 2018-2019 school year and a check of $2,003 was given to Bobcat pantry.
Bowling Green State University
(est. 2014)
Cap of 1 swipe per student may be donated per week. On an ongoing basis throughout the year, students can stop by the dining halls to donate unused swipes, which are redistributed to students facing food insecurity by the Dean of Students Office and Counseling Center. 799 swipes were donated in the 2018-2019 school year.
  • To learn how these models were built and the key considerations,
    email our National Programs Coordinator Emily Kass at