Harris Teeter recently made a donation to the Jamil Niner Student Pantry. A gift of $10,000 in Harris Teeter gift cards and industrial shelving to update the pantry’s storage needs will assist the organization’s efforts to combat student food insecurity on UNC Charlotte’s campus.
Harris Teeter Gift Supports Food Pantry
University-Community Partnership to Combat Food Insecurity among College Students
Our very own Jamil Niner Student Pantry founders and staff worked together to write this paper describing UNC Charlotte's university-community partnership focused on alleviating food insecurity among college students.
Students, Faculty, Staff Address Hunger on Campus With Food Pantry
The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences covered the Jamil Niner Student Pantry in their article, "Students, Faculty, Staff Address Hunger on Campus With Food Pantry".
Family Focus: Food pantry at UNCC helps students with food insecurity
“Around 60 percent of college students, during the course of their academic career, will have some form of food insecurity to deal with, which is a pretty high number,” said Kim Buch, a UNCC professor of psychology. “(It’s) a surprisingly high number.”
Student needs give rise to UNCC campus food pantry
At UNC Charlotte, college officials launched the Niner Food Pantry in September. From 3 to 6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, students without university meal plans who live off-campus can make their way to Room 3135 in Colvard Building and select items from stocked shelves filled with donated nonperishable items, such as raisins, peanut butter and canned vegetables.
Campus food pantry aids students in need
Through supporters like Chartwells and Food Lion, the pantry helps undernourished graduate and undergraduate students