Campus Hunger Project

Gadi, from Temple U. is fighting food insecurity on his campus

2 out of 3 community college students experience food insecurity. Gadi, a Temple University student, hopes to open a food pantry on campus to fight food insecurity. With your support he will be able to hold an event for students and staff to raise awareness and funds. Donate today to help Temple University students gain access … Continue reading Gadi, from Temple U. is fighting food insecurity on his campus

Our first Campus Hunger Project Cohort video is Rachel from USC

Did you know that nearly 20% of students in the University of California system went hungry at times? Hear how Rachel from USC got involved with Challah for Hunger, the Campus Hunger Project, and how she is fighting hunger on her campus. Donate to Challah for Hunger today to support Rachel and her work. Tomorrow … Continue reading Our first Campus Hunger Project Cohort video is Rachel from USC

It’s launch time! Support the Campus Hunger Project

Today we are launching a 2 week campaign to support the Campus Hunger Project and our student volunteers. Over the next 2 weeks we will be featuring videos on all of our social media platforms of students who are part of our Campus Hunger Project Cohort. We also encourage you to share the videos with … Continue reading It’s launch time! Support the Campus Hunger Project

Defining Failure More Fairly

The New York Times article “On Campus, Failure is on the Syllabus” (June 24) about efforts by colleges to teach coping skills to high-achieving, helicopter-parented students paints a worrisomely narrow picture of today’s college student. In this piece, higher education administrators describe how initiatives like anti-stigma campaigns and special apps were developed in response to … Continue reading Defining Failure More Fairly

Student Perspectives: UMass-Amherst and the Campus Hunger Project

Rebecca Goldberg, a junior, and Arielle Newman, a senior, are co-presidents of Challah for Hunger at University of Massachusetts – Amherst. To follow our chapters’ research and advocacy work, sign up for monthly updates here. We decided to get involved in the Campus Hunger Project because as a chapter we want to be advocates for our … Continue reading Student Perspectives: UMass-Amherst and the Campus Hunger Project

Student Perspectives: College Meals Plans and Campus Hunger

Lauren is one of five student leaders on the Campus Hunger Project Planning Team. She is a current sophomore and a board member of Challah for Hunger at the University of Vermont. To follow Lauren and the Planning Team’s progress, sign up for monthly updates here. As a student at the University of Vermont, I have seen … Continue reading Student Perspectives: College Meals Plans and Campus Hunger

Our Latest Update on the Campus Hunger Project

Meet Our Student Planning Team Alex, UC-Berkeley Arielle, Colgate University Bridget, University of Arizona Lauren R, University of Wisconsin-Madison Lauren B, University of Vermont This team is busy teaching other chapter leaders about the Campus Hunger Project, supporting students as they conduct interviews with administrators, and organizing campus events. Student Perspectives As students conduct interviews … Continue reading Our Latest Update on the Campus Hunger Project

Student Perspectives: The Campus Hunger Project

As Challah for Hunger chapter leaders conduct interviews with campus administrators, we are inviting student leaders to share their advocacy experience. Sophomores Gerry and Yvonne are student leaders at the CfH chapter at Washington University of St. Louis, and share their interview experience below.  Our  interview with an assistant dean in the Office of the Vice Chancellor of Student … Continue reading Student Perspectives: The Campus Hunger Project

Learning from the Campus Hunger Project

Since the Campus Hunger Project launched this summer, 32 chapters and counting have pledged to participate in the Campus Hunger Project, and our student volunteers have conducted 23 interviews of campus administrators to understand if and how their campuses support those in need. Sumner Schwartz, a junior and Challah for Hunger chapter treasurer at Occidental College, has been very … Continue reading Learning from the Campus Hunger Project