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!
Join us in welcoming the fifth year of students to the Campus Hunger Project Cohort! Our largest Cohort yet is composed of incredible students from across the country who are dedicated to brining change to their campus over the next school year so none of their peers has to choose between food and their education. … Continue reading Welcome to the 2021-22 Campus Hunger Project 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!
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
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
There’s something the incoming Secretary of Agriculture and I have in common: a love for dairy cows. Tom Vilsack is currently chief executive for the US Dairy Export Council, and was the former USDA Secretary under President Obama. But when I was studying animal science at the University of Vermont during his term, many of … Continue reading College students are falling through our largest food safety net: SNAP
Challah for Hunger is thrilled to welcome the fourth Campus Hunger Project Cohort! This year, Cohort leaders will spend the year developing campaigns on their campuses to better meet basic needs insecurities on campus and highlight student need during COVID-19. We’re absolutely inspired by their visions for change and leadership. Campus Hunger Project Cohort Leaders … Continue reading Meet the 2020-21 Campus Hunger Project Cohort
This blog post comes from Joelle Marx, ’20 at Colgate University. She is a Campus Hunger Project Cohort leader this year, bringing changes and new resources to her campus. Four years ago, when I first arrived at Colgate University in central New York, I quickly realized that there was only one grocery store. Located about … Continue reading How changing a bus route can change a campus
The following report comes from Monica Sager, Clark University ’21, and Campus Hunger Project Cohort Ambassador, who attended the National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference in DC. There are two conflicting views as to what a college student looks like. The first is an affluent, young adult who comes from a privileged background with enough money for … Continue reading Campus Hunger Project Cohort Ambassador Reports from the National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference
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!