85 PARTNERS AND COUNTING
HOW WE WORK
Students donate extra meal swipes
Donated dollars move into Swipe fund
Swipe fund is used towards:
Campus Food Pantry
BEYOND MEAL SWIPES
Authored successful +$20 million in legislation to support CA campuses with anti-hunger efforts
Grow SNAP outreach
Fight stigma associated with college student hunger through campaigns
50% of students learned about the resource from a friend
89% of students agreed it was an easy to access the resource
96% of students are comfortable using the resource at their college
In the four years I’ve been in college, this is one of the first programs that has actually aided my needs as a first generation, low-income student.
OUR THEORY OF CHANGE
After an effective campus meal share program is adopted…
- HIGHER EDThe Higher Ed space will move closer towards becoming
a true platform for equity and equality.
- MOVEMENTThe college basic needs movement will gain greater
- CAMPUSThe campus will achieve higher retention and graduation rates
and become more inclusive as a whole.
- STUDENTStudents will experience improved health and nutrition, less
stigma and isolation, and increased academic wellbeing.