Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 74.47
Liaison Gioia Thompson
Submission Date March 2, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Vermont
IN-14: Food Bank

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Daphne Wells
Director of Student Life and the Davis Center
Dept. of Student Life
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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:

Rally Cat’s Cupboard, a food pantry created by Student Government Association (SGA), is designed to help food insecure undergraduate, graduate and medical students. SGA advocated for the idea of a food pantry because of the responsibility SGA has to UVM students to respond to needs UVM students are currently facing. A survey run by assistant professor of food systems, Meredith Niles, found that 26% of UVM undergraduate students have experienced food insecurity. All students need to access the food pantry is their student ID.


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