Shining a Light on the Invisible Problem of Food and Housing Insecurity
One in seven NC State students struggle with food insecurity. And, one in 10 struggle with housing insecurity. Read about one student's experience and learn what the university is doing to tackle the problem.
Students Report Food, Housing Insecurity
NC State becomes one of the first universities in the country to survey its student population on hunger and homelessness. The findings could lead to the expansion of student support programs on campus.
Use Those Community Service Hours
All SHRA and EHRA employees who work at least 20 hours per week are allotted up to 24 hours for volunteer activities, or one hour a week (up to 36 hours annually) for mentoring/tutoring in a school-affiliated program for “at-risk” students or five hours a month (up to 45 hours annually) for participation in a public school literacy program.
Deadlines for Donations Extended
Faculty and staff can help college students around the state who are in need with donations to a pair of Staff Senate drives: restocking the Feed the Pack food pantry and donating to the Warm the Pack winter coat drive. Deadlines have been extended to serve more students across the UNC system.
Help With Hurricane Relief Efforts
There are multiple ways faculty, staff and students can help neighbors near and far who have been affected or displaced by the flooding of Hurricane Matthew. Check out all the resources available to the campus community, including what donations are needed for the Feed the Pack food pantry and the Food Banks of Central and Eastern North Carolina.
Help Warm the Pack With Coat Donation
The NC State Staff Senate is partnering with the Feed the Pack food pantry to collect new or gently used winter coats for students who may be in need of warm clothing this winter.
Help Restock NC State’s Food Pantry
Help fill the shelves at the Feed the Pack food pantry, now located at 127 Carmichael Recreation Center.