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March 2, 2018 /

FIU accepts food pantry donations as library fee payment

Florida International University is offering its students a new way to pay for library late fees and fines, while simultaneously helping the campus community and those in need. The university's libraries are working with the FIU Student Food Pantry to...
March 16, 2016 /

University offers mobile food pantry for students

A growing trend on college campuses has been the implementation of food pantries and other resources designed to provide cash-strapped students with some cover when it comes time for a meal. With financial strain facing many students, these programs can...
October 13, 2014 /

University of Toledo opens food pantry for students in need

The life of a college student is anything but lavish, and between tuition payments, living and food expenses, for some it can be difficult to make ends meet. It’s for this reason that the University of Toledo has opened its...
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July 1, 2022 / ,

Report illustrates benefit of campus food pantries

A new survey of university students is pointing to the tangible benefits -- including boosted physical and mental health and improved sleep -- that campus food pantries offer to students in need. A growing number of universities across the country...
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April 10, 2020 /

U. of Kentucky food service employees shift focus to local community

In an effort to help its surrounding community, staff members from the University of Kentucky dining services have partnered with local organizations to prepare meals for those in need. UK Dining chefs have provided some 200-300 meals per day to...
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March 27, 2020 /

U. of Virginia Dining donates perishables to local food banks

With the COVID-19 virus driving students back to their homes for remote learning, there are resources left on campus that are no longer being utilized. Recognizing this, the University of Virginia's dining services department has decided to repurpose perishable food...
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November 9, 2018 /

Oregon's OU ID Card key to combating food insecurity

The University of Oregon is devoting more effort to its food insecurity initiatives for students, and is leveraging the campus card to help disperse aid to students. Beyond helping students in need of a meal, the university also sees benefits...
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November 20, 2014 /

Washburn University opens pantry doors to needy students

A new student service that has been gaining momentum in recent months is university-run food pantries. These pantries are designed to offer reprieve for struggling students in need of a meal, and Topeka, Kansas’ Washburn University is the latest to...
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June 21, 2019 /

Leftover dining dollars used to feed local elementary schoolers

Pennsylvania's Bloomsburg University has long been using its leftover dining funds to stock the shelves of the local food pantry, and donates more than a ton of food and thousands of dollars in meal-plan funds each year. And a more...
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February 1, 2017 / ,

Mizzou pilots meal swipe sharing

A new pilot program at the University of Missouri is enabling students to transfer unused meal swipes to fellow students in need of a meal. The program allows students to transfer up to ten swipes from their meal plan and...
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