Swipe Away Student Hunger

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Food insecurity is a growing challenge for college students across the nation, and the College of Charleston is no exception. That’s why we’ve partnered with the Student Alumni Associates to raise $10,000 to #SwipeAwayStudentHunger!


$10,000 will provide more than 1,000 meal swipes to College of Charleston students in need.


During the week of November 27 through December 1, students can donate meal swipes and dining dollars in front of Liberty Street and City Bistro dining areas during popular lunch and dinner hours. Alumni, parents, employees, and friends can join the fun with their own gifts here. Every dollar donated through this page will directly supply meal swipes to CofC students. 

Together, we can swipe away student hunger at CofC!


Frequently Asked Questions:

Some colleges are setting up food banks. Has CofC considered this option?
Yes. A food bank requires storage space and trained staff to manage it properly to ensure food safety and good nutrition. At CofC, many students don't have access to a kitchen to store and prepare food. Considering these factors, meals through the College dining program are the most cost effective and efficient option for CofC. It is also confidential and treats the students with dignity, loading meals onto their Cougar Cards to be swiped just like other students with meal plans.


How will the funds be distributed to students?
Students will complete an application through Student Affairs, and Financial Aid will verify the need. Applications are completely confidential and will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis to determine the number of meals to be provided. Once approved, the meals will be applied to the students' Cougar Cards.


Is my donation tax deductible?
Yes! Your donation is deductible to the extent allowed by law. Please check with your tax professional for details.

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AffiliationDonors$ Raised
20203$130
20181$50
20171$50
20161$10
20151$50
20144$95
20131$25
20122$50
20082$40
20071$5
20061$10
20053$225
20045$300
20031$20
20021$100
20014$205
20003$150
19994$250
19973$1,100
19962$150
19952$270
19944$155
19932$100
19923$160
19914$170
19901$25
19872$75
19852$100
19841$100
19834$275
19813$225
19801$100
19781$100
19761$50
19751$100
19711$100
19601$25
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