After opening the doors of the Spartan Food Pantry, the campus saw students flood in. In the Fall 2019 semester alone they tracked 11,626 visits to the pantry by 2,897 unique students and gave away 80,545 lbs. of free food.
Now that the pantry is in its third semester of operation, they are beginning to see trends, improve collaboration with partners inside and outside of the university, and measure how providing basic needs supports are helping student success.
We have asked our members to share a story or an experience they have had with NaBITA. You can read about our Featured Member Ben Falter and his story here!