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Long Beach State University Students help fellow classmates struggling to put food on the table

Published February 4, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Students to Donate a Meal from Meal Plan to Help Food Insecure peers 

Contact: gregory.woods@csulb.edu/ 562-533-8253     

WHAT: 
Feed A Need food drive: students donate one meal from their plan to help peers in need. Community members wishing to participate can donate to on-campus food pantry.

WHEN:
Student donations will occur from 8 to 5 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 3 to Saturday, Feb. 9. 

WHERE:
All three dining halls: Beachside, Hillside, Parkside.
1250 N Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90815 View map

WHY:
Nearly 38 percent of Long Beach State University students are food insecure. Since the Feed A Need program began in 2015, students have donated more than 8,200 meals from their meal plan to help struggling peers.        

NOTES:
Contact Dr. Kenneth Kelly, director of Basic Needs/Women’s and Gender Equity Center for Feed A Need and food pantry inquiries. His number is 562-985-8405 and email is kenneth.kelly@csulb.edu.

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