Student and Community Involvement

PAWS Pantry to help food insecure students

By James Byers, Social Marketing Team journalistic writer

February 4, 2019

Paws Pantry

According to a survey published by Temple University and the Wisconsin HOPE Lab, around 36% of college students are food insecure, which means they do not know where their next meal is coming from. The number rises when discussing community colleges, where it increases to 42%. When a student is food insecure, it makes it difficult for them to focus and do well in school, ultimately affecting their GPA and overall performance. PAWS Pantry is here to change that. Read More>>