|Submission Date||March 24, 2021|
University of San Diego
IN-14: Food Bank
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Director of Sustainability and Energy Manager
Does the institution host a food bank, pantry, or equivalent resource focused on alleviating food insecurity, hunger and poverty among students?:
A brief description of the food bank, pantry, or equivalent resource:
The USD Food Pantry and Torero Closet in Hahn University Center includes: food, school supplies, hygiene supplies, laundry detergent, etc. Additionally, there are a refrigerator and freezer to offer students fresh produce, dairy, and additional protein options. The new space also allows for the Torero Closet, where donated professional clothing can be found.
Food for the pantry is supported by the San Diego Food Bank. The Food Pantry is also supported by Associated Student Government, the Torero Renaissance Scholars Program, and through community donations.
A second pantry is housed in the School of Leadership and Education Sciences building in the Student Lounge.
Website URL where information about the food bank is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
Information is also available at https://www.sandiego.edu/sustainability/initiatives/social-justice.php
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