Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.08
Liaison Julie Hopwood
Submission Date March 2, 2020

STARS v2.2

Ball State University
IN-14: Food Bank

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Jim Hague
Director of Student LIfe
Office of Student Life
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Does the institution host a food bank, pantry, or equivalent resource focused on alleviating food insecurity, hunger and poverty among students?:
Yes

A brief description of the food bank, pantry, or equivalent resource:

Cardinal Kitchen is Ball State University's campus food pantry. The pantry is located in the Multicultural Center and is available for use to all undergraduate and graduate students.

It's goal is to mitigate food insecurity, which is faced by students locally and across the nation.

Student government supports Cardinal Kitchen with an annual investment of about $5,000, depending on available resources, but the pantry also relies on donations from campus organizations and individuals. Others may make donations.

Cardinal Kitchen neither limits visits nor sets a threshold of need and has served more than 350 students during 1,000-plus visits since its January 2015 opening.


Website URL where information about the food bank is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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