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Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry opens for students during the Covid-19 outbreak

The Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry will continue operations from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday during the quarantine.

Marco Day, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

In between the Student Services Center and Bell Memorial Union on Hazel Street, the Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry in SSC room 196 has seen an increase of students in need of food assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. The food pantry has stayed open during the COVID-19 outbreak, with hours of operat...

‘Swipe Against Hunger’ encourages students to donate meals

Students dropped by to hand over their cards to donate. The process was so easy and took less than one minute to do. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Angelina Mendez

November 17, 2019

Students who have available meal swipes on their student dining plan attended an event hosted by Associated Students at Sutter Dining Hall, "Swipe Against Hunger." On Nov. 14, AS Dining Services held this event for students to donate their extra meal swipes in order for them to be distributed next seme...

Student Philanthropy Council raises over $12,000 for food pantry

Student Philanthropy Council presents check to food pantry 
Photo Courtesy of: Jason Halley

Alejandra Fraga

May 12, 2017

The Student Philanthropy Council presented the Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry with a check this week. Over $12,000 was donated to the food pantry, with most of the donations coming from the class of 2017. "No student should have to ever wonder if they will be able to eat properly or where they will be sle...

President Hutchinson’s listening tour comes to an end

President Gayle Hutchinson speaks with Betsy Boyd at a university budget committee meeting.

Molly Sullivan

December 15, 2016

President Gayle Hutchinson concluded her 100-day listening tour on Dec. 2, and is now incorporating the feedback into her plan for the next academic year. At the start of her presidency, Hutchinson promised to spend her first 100 days listening to students, staff and faculty to better understand issues...

CalFresh useless on campus

Student volunteers help eligible students fill out CalFresh paperwork so they can enroll in the program. Photo credit: Molly Sullivan

Molly Sullivan

October 14, 2016

Student volunteers at the Center for Healthy Communities enrolled eligible students in CalFresh, formerly known as food stamps, Oct. 12 in an event to raise awareness about food insecurity. “We’re trying to reduce the stigma around it,” said Program Director at the Center for Healthy Communities...

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