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#GivingTuesday: Jamil Niner Student Pantry

Participation Drive
233 Gifts
Towards goal of 149 Gifts
$16,226.00 Raised
Project has ended
Project ended on December 07, at 12:00 AM EST
Project Owners

Your support is making a difference!

January 24, 2020

I'm excited to announce that along with the #GivingTuesday donations totaling $16,226, there was 3,769 lbs of food collected in December.


The generous donations from the #GivingTuesday campaign allow the Jamil Niner Pantry to purchase much needed food items and pantry supplies heading into the spring semester. Because of your support, we are able to purchase the appropriate food storage containers needed to restart the Campus Food Recycling Program, an initiative that allows us to extend our reach and better serve our student clients.


Our 49ers are grateful for your generosity!




Mindy Sides-Walsh

Director, Leadership & Community Engagement  

Thank You

December 09, 2019

Thank you for supporting the Jamil Niner Student Pantry during #GivingTuesday! Your donation to the student pantry provides food and resources for 49er students facing food insecurity this holiday season and beyond. Together as a community, Niner Nation has exceeded the participation goal and raised $14,862 for the Jamil Niner Student Pantry during #GivingTuesday.


Thank you for making a difference! 

Ripple Effect

December 03, 2019

Making a gift to the Jamil Niner Student Pantry creates a ripple effect that continues to live on. With your support this #GivingTuesday, our students can overcome food insecurity to pursue the education that they deserve.

Swipe Out Hunger

December 02, 2019

During Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week (Nov. 18-23), Leadership & Community Engagement collected 2,144 meal swipes that will be reallocated to UNC Charlotte students experiencing food insecurity. This initiative is part of the University's Swipe Out Hunger program. 


Swipe Out Hunger allows students to donate extra meals and declining balance that would otherwise go unused. Students experiencing food insecurity who need to utilize the Swipe Out Hunger program can complete an assessment with Student Assistance and Support Services. If eligible, students will receive meal swipes or declining balance swipes on their 49er ID cards.

Impact of long-lasting connections

November 26, 2019

Each student who walks through the doors of the Jamil Niner Student Pantry has unique needs, but volunteers always work to make a long-lasting connection.

Launching the Student Pantry

November 22, 2019

When Emmitt Scott '18 and Sean Myhand '18 began attending UNC Charlotte, they sensed the need to address food insecurity on campus. As freshmen, they jumped right in to help launch the Jamil Niner Student Pantry. 

Facts About Food Insecurity

November 19, 2019

Food insecurity is the unspoken reality of many college students. Awareness is the first step toward matching them with the support they need. Click here for more information about Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week at UNC Charlotte.

Choose a giving level



By making a gift of $25, you can provide a weeks worth of breakfast (a box of cereal & gallon of milk) for 5 students.



By making a gift of $49, you will be able to provide a weeks worth of lunch for 1 student.



By making a gift of $149, you will be able to provide a weeks worth of dinner for 1 student.


Student Pantry Greatest Needs

The Student Pantry is in need of reusable grocery bags, plastic shopping baskets, and paper pulp cartons. These resources help them serve 49er students daily.

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