Swipe Out Hunger is a national nonprofit committed to ending college student hunger. We advise colleges and universities on the design of commonsense and innovative anti-hunger programs.
We work with colleges and universities to implement a range of anti-hunger programs across our 130+ campus network. This includes a variety of efforts:
135 PARTNERS AND COUNTING
THE SWIPE DRIVE
Students donate extra meal swipes and/or dining dollars
Donated dollars move into Swipe fund**
Swipe fund is used towards:
Campus Food Pantry
** Learn more about how these Swipes get redistributed here.
In addition to authoring the original Hunger Free Campus Bill and supporting its replication, which has been passed in two states and introduced in either others, we also sponsor legislation on the state and federal level to support student food security.
SB 173 CalFresh: Postsecondary Student Eligibility: Work Study – 2019
Removes barriers to students receiving subsidies under CalFresh, in part by streamlining the application process.