Food insecurity at colleges is worse than ever, with nearly half of all students going hungry

Carrie Welton was quoted on the large number of eligible students who qualify for food assistance but aren’t recveing it.

And although two million college students qualify for the program, “57 percent of potentially eligible students are not receiving the benefit,” says Carrie Welton, a policy analyst for The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), due in part to a lack of information about SNAP being dispersed on campuses.

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