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Did you know that the number of people using the SU Campus Food Bank has more than doubled in recent years? Food security is an issue right here on campus. Here are three ways you can help support this vital service this holiday season: Holiday Food Drive Calling all clubs: we need your help to collect […]
Tucked behind the Volunteer Services office in MacHall lies the Students’ Union Campus Food Bank (CFB), buzzing with the sounds of hamper packing and the low hum of its fridges and freezers. In its 25 years of history, the CFB has quite a formidable list of the vital role it’s played in improving the quality […]
Meanwhile in MacHall… After spending their semester break and early January collecting nonperishable food donations, student teams competed to build creative sculptures in MacHall. The winning team, The “students”, built an Olympic Park sculpture that included a ski jump, a halfpipe and salad dressing skiers!
Food insecurity on university campuses is a growing concern in Canada. A recent study conducted by Meal Exchange Canada, “Hungry for Knowledge,” found that at more troubled campuses, up to 46% of undergraduate students have experienced some degree of food insecurity. Their access to food is either unavailable, inaccessible, inadequate, or unacceptable for their cultural […]