All posts by Eliana Zimet

We’re hiring Fall 2021 advocacy interns!

We’re hiring for two advocacy interns for Fall 2021! Roles include a National Advocacy Intern and Pennsylvania Advocacy Intern. See below to learn more about both roles and apply by July 30. Looking for additional opportunities in the #FUELHigherEdPA movement? Swipe Out Hunger is looking for a Central and Western Pennsylvania organizer for Fall 2021! … Continue reading We’re hiring Fall 2021 advocacy interns!

Congrats to the 2020-21 Cohort!

Yes, it is possible to create system level changes through Zoom. Our 13 incredible student leaders across nine campuses in this year’s Campus Hunger Project Cohort brought new resources to their campuses during a time where 3 in 5 college students nationwide are experiencing basic needs insecurity. Join us in congratulating and honoring the incredible work … Continue reading Congrats to the 2020-21 Cohort!

Why we need to strike the SNAP student eligibility rule

By: Sophia Lee The National School Lunch Program makes sense. This federally assisted meal program provides students with low-cost or free lunches at school each day, with around 30 million K-12 students in public schools eligible for the program. What doesn’t make sense is the fact that there are no comparable food programs for college … Continue reading Why we need to strike the SNAP student eligibility rule

COVID-19 has changed everything, including how we combat hunger

By Shayna Roth Hunger is often thought of as an immediate issue. In many ways, it is. Most people feel hungry several times every day and can easily satisfy their need with a meal or snack. Similarly, food or monetary donations to help satisfy someone else’s need can also feel like a momentary experience. At … Continue reading COVID-19 has changed everything, including how we combat hunger

Announcing our new national partner: Swipe Out Hunger!

Pictured left: Students at Temple University hosted a Swipe Out Hunger and Challah For Hunger partner bake during the 2019 Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. The proceeds from the bake sale will go to the Cherry Pantry or Student Emergency Aid Fund in the Division of Student Affairs. *Photo courtesy of AaronRey Ebreo, Temple Student … Continue reading Announcing our new national partner: Swipe Out Hunger!

Announcing the 2019-20 Campus Hunger Project Cohort

We are so excited to welcome this year’s Campus Hunger Project Cohort! Twelve leaders at nine colleges and universities will develop and lead campaigns to fight food insecurity on their campuses. Learn more about each leader below. Skidmore College: Hillary Goldstein and Emily Gordon Hillary is from Colchester, Connecticut and is currently studying Education and … Continue reading Announcing the 2019-20 Campus Hunger Project Cohort

Soom Recipe Feature: Tahini Cashew Cheese Bruschetta on Challah

This recipe from the Soom x Challah for Hunger Recipe Competition comes to us from students at the University of Vermont, Sophie John, Sophia Weiss, Rachel Slimovitch, and Emily Wanzer. They created an entire meal for their tahini-infused submission, and we wanted to share this fun twist on bruschetta to start! Sophie said that “Our local and … Continue reading Soom Recipe Feature: Tahini Cashew Cheese Bruschetta on Challah

Soom Recipe Feature: Chocolate Halva Challah Bread Pudding with Tahini Whipped Cream

Our next featured recipe from the Soom x Challah for Hunger Recipe Competition comes from Caryn Roth, an alum of CfH at UCLA! For Caryn’s inspiration, she said she “wanted to use both the chocolate and original Soom tahini spreads. I used the classic Challah for Hunger recipe and made a chocolate halva stuffed challah, just … Continue reading Soom Recipe Feature: Chocolate Halva Challah Bread Pudding with Tahini Whipped Cream