The Guilfordian

Letter to the editor: Quaker Cupboard

Anna Honer and QC Staff, Guest Writer

December 20, 2019

Dear Editor and Student Body, Food insecurity is a crisis running rampant both on the national level and right here at home. Food insecurity on college campuses ranges from nine to 50 percent. In 2016, 3.3 million low income college students were at risk for food insecurity. In 2018, the Greensboro and High Point...

Early College students host food drive

The Early College at Guilford and STEM Early College have used various methods to publicize the event, such as the flyer.

Ethan Santana, Managing Editor

December 3, 2019

Greensboro is currently ranked number 14 on The Food Action and Research Center’s list of food insecure areas, which has moved down from being the No. 1 food-insecure city in America in 2015. “But we still have a lot of work to do,” said A Simple Gesture Executive Director Leslie Isakoff. “Gr...

Quaker Cupboard continues reclaimed breakfast program

Quaker Cupboard in King Hall during reclaimed breakfast // Photo by Elanna Reber // The Guilfordian

Elanna Reber, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

Guilford's Quaker Cupboard has long been known for their program known as reclaimed breakfast. They will be serving free breakfast in King Hall, room 122, from 10:30 to 12:30 a.m. every week day. It is open to all students who can make it.  “The Quaker Cupboard is a student run food pantry available...

Guilford tackles food insecurity

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Managing Editor

April 20, 2018

A study conducted by the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness reported that 44 percent of students cut the size of their meals or skipped meals altogether because there was not enough money. 20 percent did not eat for an entire day for the same reason. According to a report from...

Food Justice lecture builds positive discussion

Guilford community members gathered on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2018 to discuss combating food insecurity.//Photo by DaeQuan Fitzgerald/The Guilfordian

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Managing Editor

February 9, 2018

North Carolina is ranked the No. 8 state in terms of food insecurity. The Greensboro-High Point metropolitan area continuously ranks as one of the areas with the most difficulty securing food based on a percentage of the total population. These and other issues of local food insecurity were discussed...

Davis shares her experience

Diane Davis poses near the bread and desserts section of the Fresh Mobile Market.//Photo by Julia Martins de Sa/The Guilfordian

Julia Martins de Sa, Assistant Photo Editor

November 3, 2017

Guilford County, North Carolina has gone from being the most food insecure county in the nation to being the ninth, and organizations like the Out of the Garden project have helped make this jump possible. Diane Davis has been volunteering at Out of the Garden for two years. She is always in charge...

Students fight food insecurity in Quaker Cupboard program

Guilford College Farm

Derek Nguyen, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

In a study done by the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness in 2016, 48 percent of college students reported having food insecurity in the past month. As demonstrated in this study, many students are victims of food insecurity across the United States, and Guilford College students...

ECG hosts Hunger Banquet to raise money

Dalton Kern, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016

    More than 842 million people worldwide suffered from chronic hunger in December 2013. That is more than the populations of the United States, Canada and the European Union put together. Alongside global justice advocacy organization Oxfam America, several Early College student...