Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.21
Liaison Jennifer McMillin
Submission Date July 28, 2020

STARS v2.2

Cleveland State University
IN-14: Food Bank

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Jillian Keller
Assistant Director, Resource Centers
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:

Lift Up Vikes!

The Mission of Lift Up Vikes! is to offer a simple, dignified, and compassionate process through which CSU students are connected to resources that supplement nutritional and other basic human needs.

While maintaining confidentiality, Lift Up Vikes! provides those in need with fresh produce, meat and dairy, nonperishable food, personal care and household items, laundry facilities, a kitchen, lockers, and workshops on financial planning and other topics.

The LUVikes! Food Pantry distributes approximately 5,000 pounds of food and personal care items to students each month.

Lift Up Vikes Resource Center is committed to helping students overcome non-academic barriers to success. Other programs offered include:
Personal finance education
Referral to professional clothing for internships & interviews
Referrals to on and off-campus service providers
Mail services
Assistance with financial emergencies


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