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Share Meals

Ending Hunger on College Campuses

Share Meals is dedicated to ensuring all college students are food secure. We want to empower them to strengthen their own communities through sharing food and we accomplish this through technology, activism, and advocacy.

Our Mission

Share Meals is dedicated to ensuring all college students are food secure. We want to empower them to strengthen their own communities through sharing food and we accomplish this through technology, activism, and advocacy.

The Share Meals App

Share Meals is a digital platform where students can share extra meal swipes and post extra food from club events with students who are food insecure. It works in real time, based on your location. You can find extra food within a 5 minute walking distance with one quick glance.

Rise Against Hunger

"For many people, college is really the last time that they're asked to think critically. If we can catch them at this crucial juncture and show them that being responsible for the people around them is powerful and fulfilling, then when they go out to become the leaders of tomorrow, they'll have that compassion with them," said Chin.

NC State University Announce Clinton Hunger Leadership Award Winner

Clinton Hunger Leadership Award
The New York Times

Mr. Chin started Share Meals to tackle "hunger and loneliness." He encourages donors and recipients to sit down and talk. Ms. Suarez ate several times with a couple receiving her swipes, and she has ordered takeout so often for Mr. El-Sayigh that she has nicknamed him Curly Fries. "He messages me whenever," she said. She places the order; he picks it up.

Laura Pappano, The New York Times
Leftover Meal Plan Swipes: No Waste Here

TEDxMU Talk

We are rich only through what we give

Emerson

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