Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.05
Liaison Kimberly Reeves
Submission Date Feb. 15, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Colorado Colorado Springs
IN-14: Food Bank

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Ray Fisco
Prevention and Outreach Manager
Dean of Students 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:

Clyde’s Cupboard
Clyde’s Cupboard is a 100% donation based and non-need based food pantry that provides free food and toiletries for all enrolled UCCS students. In a recent NCHA-ACHA survey done at UCCS, nearly a quarter of UCCS students reported they are facing food insecurity, meaning they have missed meals because of lack of funds or have faced hard choices between paying bills or buying groceries. Clyde’s Cupboard aims to help those students in need but to also make all students feel safe and comfortable to visit and utilize our services.

Mountain Lion Meals
In collaboration with Dining and Hospitality Services, and with support from the Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Office, Clyde's Cupboard can offer students a free meal. Mountain Lion Meals is a program created to provide one free meal to UCCS students at one of our on-campus dining halls, the Roaring Fork or The Lodge. This program is a first come, first serve program with limited amount of meals to be distributed each week. Students can sign up weekly for a meal by filling out this form.

Fresh Food Fridays
In an effort to provide healthy and nutritious options to students, Clyde's Cupboard will host Fresh Food Fridays throughout the Fall and Spring semesters. Students can pick up a selection of fresh food including vegetables, fruit, milk, bread, and more. Dates and times of the Fresh Food Fridays will be posted on Clyde's Cupboard social media accounts.


Website URL where information about the food bank is available:
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