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The Hillsborough Community College campuses have set up food pantries See Food 2 Finish
July 2, 2021: Need some more ideas on locations for food distribution in your area? Google tool: findfoodsupport. (Information from foodfinder.us )
NEWS! The 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act temporarily expands SNAP eligibility to include students who either:
- Are eligible to participate in state or federally financed work study during the regular academic year, as determined by the higher education institution; or
- Have an expected family contribution (EFC) of zero in the current academic year. This includes students who are eligible for a maximum Pell Grant.
The temporary exemptions will be in effect until 30 days after the Covid public health emergency is lifted. More information can be found on the SNAP benefits for students webpage and Q&A on student eligibility. - From the Community College Daily
Books on Food Insecurity
Paying the Price by
Call Number: LB 2342.15 .W5 G65 2016 (Brandon Campus)
Publication Date: 2016-09-13
"#RealCollege focuses on the struggles, triumphs, and realities of what it means to be in college today. Through education, innovation, and collective action we seek to change the landscape of higher education so that all students can afford and complete their studies."
See https://realcollege.org/voices-for-change/press-2/ for press releases from RealCollege
"The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice is home to an action research team using rigorous research to drive innovative practice, evidence-based policymaking, and effective communications to support #RealCollege students"
Brandon Campus - Food 2 Finish soft launch August 21, 2019
How are other food pantries operating during the pandemic?
Twitter hashtags and handles
@CUFBA College and University Food Bank Alliance
@hope4college Hope Center for College