John Edwards

WhyHunger reached out to John Edwards, MCNY Bronx Campus Executive Director, to discuss students facing food insecurity during Covid-19.

Thank you to WhyHunger for highlighting MCNY’s efforts. We share and applaud your mission of providing resources that help fuel solutions rooted in social justice.

student shopping at MCNY FoodSmartThe Need for Food (and more) for College Students During COVID-19 & Beyond

by Jusleen Basra, April 15, 2021

COVID-19 has affected nearly every individual on the planet in some capacity, and college students are no exception.

College students are often grouped under a single, narrow stereotype: young, carefree adults just out of high school who are still receiving financial support from their parents. However, a report from the Government Accountability Office shows that over two-thirds (71%) of college students do not fall under this category.

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