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UAlbany opens on campus food pantry

September 04, 2019 06:07 PM

ALBANY - In this land of plenty, many people are going hungry. That's why UAlbany is the latest college to open an on-campus food pantry.

The university says it's for students and staff.

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Food pantries are becoming more common on campuses. Advocates say many students have trouble getting enough to eat, which threatens their academic success.

UAlbany officials say almost a third of the 1,800 students they surveyed said they were regularly skipping meals to stretch their food budget.

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