Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 59.70
Liaison Tamera Jahnke
Submission Date April 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

Missouri State University
IN-14: Food Bank

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Doug Neidigh
Sustainability Coordinator
Environmental Management
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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:

Our Mission
To serve members of the Missouri State University Community who face food insecurity.
Our Vision
We envision a campus community in which everyone has access to needed resources.

The Bear Pantry is a member of the College and University Food Bank Alliance, a professional organization consisting of campus-based programs focused on alleviating food insecurity, hunger, and poverty among college and university students in the United States.
A 2018 national study conducted by the Wisconsin Hope Lab found that 36% of college students are experiencing hunger.


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