Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 60.54
Liaison Michael Amadori
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

Hobart and William Smith Colleges
IN-14: Food Bank

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Mikayla Gullace
Sustainability Intern
Office of Sustainability
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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 Pass the Plate Food Pantry, established in 2018, provides food and personal care item assistance to any member of the immediate HWS community. The pantry is open to all with no background or financial checks — only a valid HWS ID is required.

Pass the Plate is a member of The College & University Food Bank Alliance, a professional organization of campus-based programs focused on alleviating food insecurity, hunger, and poverty among college and university students in the United States.

In addition, a movement called HWS Free Food has been started where members of the campus community are invited to post on social media using the hashtag #HWSfreefood when there are leftovers from an event. There is also a facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/531336187702605/


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