Category: CUFBA

Get Involved

CUFBA is looking for individuals, organizations, and schools to join us as we seek to end hunger among college students. Here’s how you can get involved:

  • Join: any college or university seeking to end student hunger may join CUFBA and benefit from its resources and network. To join click HERE
  • Donate: donations to CUFBA are used to support the work of the organization, its members, and students. Donations go through our partner organization, Believe in Students Inc. To donate email
  • Partner: we are always looking for partners whose mission and goals align with ours. To connect email us at 

Help us ensure that all students’ basic needs are met so they can pursue a quality education.


Originally published by Clare Cady June 14, 2017

Report: Hunger on Campus, The Challenge of Food Insecurity for College Students

In a joint effort with the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness, Student Government Resource Center, and Student Public Interest Research Groups, CUFBA is proud to release its newest report, Hunger On Campus. This report examines the challenges college students face regarding hunger and food insecurity, ways they are coping, and recommendations to address these issues.

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Originally published by Brandon Matthews October 5, 2016

Interesting Results from the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)

Inside Higher Ed reports that the NSSE found most students are worried about their finances and the cost of attendance.  This was especially true for minority students.  These results highlight the importance of the services that CUFBA members provide.  Relieving financial stress is a key to student success!

Read more about the NSSE results at Inside Higher Ed.

The CUFBA team sends our warmest Thanksgiving greetings to everyone – have a great turkey-day!


Originally published by Nate Smith-Tyge November 24, 2015

Michigan Public Radio Feature on Campus-Based Food Pantries in Michigan

Check out this article from Michigan Public Radio on the growth of campus-based food pantries in Michigan.  CUFBA Co-Founder/Director Nate Smith-Tyge discusses the role of the Michigan State University Student Food Bank and CUFBA in the burgeoning campus food security movement in the Great Lakes State.

Have you our your pantry been featured in the news? Send us the link and we will post it on the page.


Originally published by Nate Smith-Tyge September 15, 2015