The stereotype “starving student” is a very real issue. “A Growing Hunger” (Jan. 2017, neaToday.org) focuses on this problem, which is particularly acute at community colleges across the country. A recent Inside Higher Ed report found that as many as 1 in 4 students may not have enough to eat, impacting their ability to succeed in class.
STUDENTS: Are you interested in signing up for Helping Hands? Go HERE and fill out a quick form to give us your email so we can let you know when and where food is available.
Helping Hands is here to provide basic grab-and-go items to our students. We are collecting non-perishable items for distribution around campus. The pilot program is beginning NOW! We are looking for the following items:
Granola bars • Power bars • Cereal bars • Pop Tarts • Trail mix
Packaged nuts • Fruit snacks • Bottled water • Juice boxes
Cheese/Peanut butter cracker packs
Please drop off items at: LAH 232 (ESL/Language Dept.), SLC 101 (Student Life Office) or MAC 109. We can pick up your items if you can’t get to us.
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org