MDC gets Batchelor gift

Thursday, August 1, 2019 0 Comments

The Batchelor Foundation is helping to feed more Miami Dade College (MDC) students in need thanks to a $40,000 donation benefiting the MDC Student Food Pantries. The funds will help replenish supplies across the College?s student food pantrThe MDC Student Food Pantries, which stock nonperishable foods, toiletries and, when available, fresh produce, provide a means for college students to stay focuThe program began at MDC?s North Campus in 2013 and today, about 8,000 low-income students are regularly utilizing eight food pantries across the College?s campuses. With approximately 100,000 low-income students attending MDC each year the?This funding will help us sustain our MDC student food pantries and, in turn, ensure that students do not just start college but complete degrees,? says Sarah Garman, a faculty member who started the first student food pantry at North Campus in 2013. ?The dividends to our community are vast.

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