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Beating student hunger: 5 ways to overcome food insecurity on your campus

Establishing food pantries isn't the only strategy colleges can take to help its students facing food insecurity, an issue affecting up to 30% of college students today, according to a report from The Tennessee Higher Education Commission and the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation.

Survey: 23% of all undergraduate students struggle with food insecurity

Institutions are ramping up their efforts to fight student hunger by building food pantries. However, students may not be aware of their efforts. The Hope Center found that more than half of students struggling with basic needs in 2020 didn’t apply for any support programs because they didn’t know how.

These college programs are helping students afford basic needs amid skyrocketing rent

State leaders across higher education, nonprofits and local government are partnering up to subsidize housing and expand access to food as rent prices continue to take off.

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