Siga aquí para leer este artículo en Español. As a first-generation student at Cal Poly, now-graduate student Oscar Velasco never knew about the food resources, such as the Cal Poly Food Pantry, available to him as an undergraduate struggling with food insecurity. “I just felt that eating Top Ramen was a rite of passage, and that […]
The Cal Poly Food Pantry has is still open to all students, staff and faculty who may be struggling during this time.
White cage-like doors, dim lighting and narrow walkways that made students feel trapped in a corner — that was the Cal Poly Food Pantry before April 2019. “It was literally just a cage, storage closet that was converted into a food pantry,” Director of Wellbeing and Health Education Genie Kim said. One year after receiving […]
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Video by Sydney Brandt A study conducted by California State University (CSU) systems in January 2018 found that 41.6 percent of students reported food insecurity and 10.9 percent reported homelessness. These results are also reflected in a recent survey of Cal Poly students that yielded similar results. It was found 26.9 percent of Cal Poly […]
Cal Poly’s CalFresh outreach program has so far helped about 230 students apply, with more than 100 in Fall 2017.
Several resources are available to Cal Poly students who struggle with food insecurity
Vouchers are given out on campus and can be redeemed at 19 Metro Station.
Any hungry Cal Poly student can go to the PULSE office and ask for food from the food pantry.