The Boston Globe: Their budgets strained, students turn to campus food pantries

By Matt Rocheleau

UMass Boston senior Elizabeth Dennis receives financial aid to help cover tuition, shares an off-campus apartment to save on rent, and has a part-time job to pay her bills. Still, the 21-year-old regularly does not have enough money to buy meals. So, once a week, she stops at her school’s food bank, one of the dozen that have sprung up on the campuses of Massachusetts public colleges and universities.

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