CU Boulder students going hungry: ‘This really is a problem’

by Cassa Niedringhaus

University of Colorado students are going hungry, but nobody is sure how many. University officials do not yet have an estimate, and local service providers see and serve students but do not track their numbers. They are in agreement, though: Food insecurity affects University of Colorado students, as it does college students around the country. The USDA defines food insecurity as “a household-level economic and social condition of limited or uncertain access to adequate food.”

  • World Hunger Education
    Service
    P.O. Box 29015
    Washington, D.C. 20017
  • For the past 40 years, since its founding in 1976, the mission of World Hunger Education Service is to undertake programs, including Hunger Notes, that
    • Educate the general public and target groups about the extent and causes of hunger and malnutrition in the United States and the world
    • Advance comprehension which integrates ethical, religious, social, economic, political, and scientific perspectives on the world food problem
    • Facilitate communication and networking among those who are working for solutions
    • Promote individual and collective commitments to sustainable hunger solutions.

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