#WeBelongInCollege Stories

about college students

Dealing with Food Insecurity

Andrew's Story

When his student account ran out of meal credits, Andrew was told he could not enter the dining hall. After persisting through hunger, Andrew realized that he has the strength to overcome any difficult situation that may come his way. 

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Every step of the way, from getting the documents to apply for financial aid, to figuring out how to feed himself in college, Freddy has struggled. But he views the hardships he has faced as “wood to throw into the fire that is determination.” His determination to persist will inspire you.

Freddy's Story