State University System of Florida. (2015) Campus Food Pantries in the State University System. Information Brief
University of South Florida. Feed-A-Bull Pantry .
“Feed-A-Bull is a campus food pantry initiative spearheaded by the Center for Student Well-Being, the Office of Student Outreach and Support (SOS) and Feeding America Tampa Bay. Feed-A-Bull is available for enrolled USF students on the USF Tampa campus. It was created to address food insecurity by providing supplemental food to students in need, as well as education and resources to students related to purchasing and preparing balanced food on a budget”
Urnek, M. (2018, June 20). College food pantries combat growing food insecurity. WUSF.
Valencia College. “Valencia Students Open Food Pantry to Help Their Fellow Students.” (March 19, 2012)
Swipe Out Hunger acquires the College and University Food Bank Alliance (2021). See Swipe Out Hunger - a network of 600+ campus programs
Student Government Resource Center. [n.d.]
Students Against Hunger (National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness).
Some examples of other colleges' initiatives:
University of South Florida. Center for the Advancement of Food Security & Health Communities. "Transforming the conversation about hunger and food insecurity and food sovereignty, using research and education, to facilitate social equity that results in healthier communities in Tampa Bay and beyond."
Elgin Community College. Spartan Food Pantry. Lists items usually available.
Grand Rapids Community College - Michigan
GRCC responding to students with food, housing insecurity. (2017, November 28).
Tunxis Community College.
The Pantry: Feeding Student Success (Lists items that are usually available - including toiletries)
(NPR interview that included staff member from Tunxis and Middlesex Community College. Connecticut Community Colleges Open Pantries for Students and Faculty (2016, September 28).
University of Oregon. Dean of Students. Food Security (Information on a food bank and other projects at the University of Oregon including TextOver LeftOver - a text-based service to let students know if there is left-over food available after a campus event.)
Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab asked her Twitter followers (October 19, 2019) about institutions' resources for helping students cope with living expenses (beyond food insecurity).
Here are a few of the institutions that responded: