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Food Insecurity

Recently, food insecurity among university students has received increasing local and national attention. A student’s inability to consistently obtain nutritious food is a potentially serious health issue.

If you are experiencing food insecurity, or know of a student who is, please refer to the information below for resources available to help support St. John’s University students.

Food Pantries Off-Campus

Go to www.foodpantries.org to find a food pantry near you.

Queens Campus
Jackie Lochrie, Acting Dean of Students
718-990-6568
lochriej@stjohns.edu

Victoria Santangelo, Associate Vice President for University Ministry
718-990-1363
santangv@stjohns.edu

Staten Island Campus

David Gachigo, Associate Dean for Student Affairs
718-390-4345
gachigod@stjohns.edu

Rev. Tri Duong CM, Campus Minister for Vincentian Service and Faith Formation
718-390-4497 or 718-390-4305
duongt@stjohns.edu

Several articles highlight this increasing concern nationwide, including: