A Food Pantry That Keeps Hunger at Bay for Needy College Students

Monday, August 14, 2023
New York Times

The Purple Apron is a food pantry for students facing food insecurity, a concern that became more apparent during the pandemic and, CUNY officials caution, has continued since infection rates dropped. “If you don’t have lunch or breakfast, it’s hard to fuel your body throughout the day,” Suny told me when I caught up with her last week. “This is going to help you stay more focused in classes.”

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