Thirty-seven percent of public university students in Massachusetts experience food insecurity, according to a recent report by the Hope Center for College, Community and Justice, and the MA Department of Higher Education. This stark reality, combined with the opportunity at the federal and state level to tackle food access as a basic need on campus, led to the filing of comprehensive and visionary legislation titled, “An Act establishing the Massachusetts Hunger-Free Campus Initiative.”
Looking for a way to give back this holiday season? Something as simple as a gently used blanket, jacket or pair of gloves can go a long way for someone who needs it. Various departments at QCC are working hard to make sure that local families have what they need to stay warm and happy this year.