|Submission Date||Nov. 23, 2016|
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
IN-3: Innovation 3
|1.00 / 1.00||
Title or keywords related to the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
The Saluki Food Pantry provides food assistance to students in times of need, helping them to stay in school and meet their educational goals.
Mission Statement: Develop and sustain a food pantry on the campus at SIU Carbondale to serve food insecure students. The food pantry will provide an opportunity for SIU students to serve other students and engage in conversations and solutions around food insecurity.
A brief description of any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation (if not reported above):
Since opening on August 22, 2016, the Saluki Food Pantry has served 551 students (including dependents). This need has far surpassed the expectations of the upon opening. We accept food donations from campus and local stakeholders.
A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise:
Which of the following STARS subcategories does the innovation most closely relate to? (Select all that apply up to a maximum of five):
|Yes or No|
|Air & Climate||No|
|Coordination, Planning & Governance||No|
|Diversity & Affordability||Yes|
|Health, Wellbeing & Work||Yes|
Other topic(s) that the innovation relates to that are not listed above:
The website URL where information about the innovation is available:
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