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New program tackles food insecurity on campus

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Students with meal plans at the University of Minnesota can now donate their unused meal swipes to help hungry classmates, thanks to a national movement and an ambitious student.

The program, called Swipe Out Hunger, will let students donate guest swipes from their meal plan every semester to food-insecure students. It is set to launch at the end of October.

As part of the program, a three-week donation drive will be held in dining halls each semester. In that time, students will be able to donate up to 10 meals.

Read the MN Daily story.

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