Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.70
Liaison Alexi Lamm
Submission Date Oct. 31, 2019

STARS v2.2

Utah State University
IN-14: Food Bank

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Nelda Ault-Dyslin
Service Center Coordinator
Center for Community Engagement
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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:

In 2010, a small group of students concerned about their peers' access to food came together to found the Student Nutrition Access Center (SNAC). From SNAC's humble beginnings in a trailer at the former USU Trailer Court, to a single metal cabinet, to the pantry that it is today, students have invested countless hours and a lot of energy to respond to the nutritional needs of other USU students.

Currently, SNAC offers the following items free of charge to USU students with a USU ID card:

-Canned and nonperishable food is donated by the Cache Community Food Pantry
-Fresh produce in the summer and fall comes from the Utah Conservation Corps Urban Community Farm
-Unsold bread, bagels, desserts, and other perishables are donated by USU Dining Services
-Ready-to-heat meals are recovered and repackaged by the Campus Kitchen at USU


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