Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 86.35
Liaison Careen Arsenault
Submission Date March 3, 2022

STARS v2.2

Cornell University
IN-14: Food Bank

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Sarah Brylinsky
Sustainability Communications & Integration Maanger
Campus Sustainability Office
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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:

The Cornell Food Pantry, an initiative to help address food insecurity at Cornell.
Free, confidential access to food and personal care items is available to Cornell undergraduate and graduate students, as well as Cornell staff and faculty.

The Cornell Food Pantry's current hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays 4-7pm, Wednesdays and Fridays 10am-1pm, and Sundays 12-3pm.

Participants need enroll each academic year.
Contact Info: foodpantry@cornell.edu

The Coronavirus pandemic and the resulting economic turmoil have left more and more members of the community looking for help feeding themselves and their families. This year, a new partnership of Cornell University, the Greater Ithaca Activities Center, and the Food Bank of the Southern Tier launched a new food pantry offering free food to those in need every Tuesday and Thursday. Cornell opened a new food pantry on campus last fall, and the school has committed to keeping that open through the semester despite the decision to cancel in-person classes and send most students home.

https://scl.cornell.edu/residential-life/dining/about-dining/food-security/cornell-food-pantry


Website URL where information about the food bank is available:
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