DU Food Pantry

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Community Funded
This project ended on
May 25, 2018 @ 11:11 AM
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$3,093
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From DU Food Pantry Keep the food pantry shelves full! Hunger and food insecurity are a growing problem on college campuses. The DU food pantry is a direct response to the need among the student population for more resources to fight food insecurity.

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DU Food Pantry
Center for Sustainability

Gifts to this project directly support:
Food Pantry Gift Fund (86010018)


Gifts to this project will be matched dollar for dollar up to $2,000 thank to Sodexo.


Food Insecurity should be the last concern for DU students as they work hard toward achieving their educational goals. Provide basic needs to our community members with limited resources.

Hunger and food insecurity are a growing problem on college campuses, effecting an average of 20% of students nation-wide, including our own DU community. Students who struggle to find nourishing food also struggle to focus, compete academically, and struggle to graduate.

About three years ago, a grassroots emergency food closet began in the Center for Multicultural Excellence, because of this student need. This year, the official DU Food Pantry launched from the Center for Sustainability, in the Centennial Tower residence hall.

Help expand food options to include fresh produce, eggs, cheese, and other nutrition-dense items. Our goal is to consistently stock the pantry with foods that will not only alleviate hunger, but also keep students healthy.

Matching Donations

When you donate to this campaign, your donation will be matched by each of these Matching Contributors:


Sodexo
$795 remaining of $2,000
1:1 per donation

Campaign Rewards

$5
Social Media Shout Out!

Social Media Shout-out thanking you for your support.

2/unlimited claimed
$15
Support a student's visit to the pantry

$15 provides funding for 1 student's visit to the food pantry

7/unlimited claimed
$50
Bring fresh produce to the pantry

Your gift help us bring fresh produce to the pantry

3/unlimited claimed
$500
Essential equipment

Gifts at this level help us acquire items such as an industrial refrigerator and containers for bulk storage.

0/5 claimed
$2,500
Fund a student position to manage the food pantry

Your gift helps fund a student position to manage the food pantry.

0/2 claimed


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DU Food Pantry
University of Denver | Denver, CO

PhD candidate @ the Morgridge College of Education

Graduate Assistant at the Center for Sustainability

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