Single Stop Receives Walmart Grant to Help Fight Hunger

Published on Walmart Today’s blog was an announcement of several hunger organizations that have joined Walmart in the fight against Hunger and educating local communities on better nutrition. Below is preview of the full statement: 11 National Hunger Relief Organizations Receive $33 million in Grants to Help Fight Hunger and Provide Nutrition Education in Local…

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Single Stop is both Support System and Safe Haven

Since opening its doors at the Community College of Philadelphia in 2013, with the support of the Greenlight Fund, Single Stop has consistently exceeded its goals: the organization has served over 4,700 students, drawing down more than $10.8m in benefits and resources. Single Stop is making a real impact on the lives of the students that it serves, helping…

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Single Stop at Central Piedmont Community College

Since Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) partnered in January with Single Stop, a free resource that connects students to the resources they need to succeed in college, obtain a good job and achieve financial stability through one-on-one meetings with experts representing the financial, tax and legal fields, more than 550 CPCC students and Charlotte residents…

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Delgado Community College Sets Record High for Benefits Confirmations

The Single Stop office at Delgado Community College has achieved a 97% confirmation rate for the quarter ending December 2015. The confirmation rate measures the success of the office at providing services to those who apply and qualify for benefits. This is a record high across all Single Stop college partners nationally and a 79%…

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Wake Tech Celebrates New Partnership with Single Stop

Wake Tech Community College and Single Stop celebrated 6 months of a successful partnership that has already begun to improve student access to services and assistance. Wake Tech is one of four community colleges in North Carolina with a Single Stop program. The partnership was made possible by a generous grant from the John M.…

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Students Shouldn’t Have to Choose Between Books and Food

Senior Program Officer, Clare Cady, writes in The Chronicle of Higher Education “Students Shouldn’t Have to Choose Between Books and Food” Still, many argue that being a student is supposed to be hard. They point out that they themselves struggled and sacrificed in college, and that what we’re seeing now is whiny entitlement and not…

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Funding Opportunity for North Carolina Community Colleges and HBCU’s

Single Stop – North Carolina announced a funding opportunity for North Carolina Community Colleges and Historically Black Colleges and Universities. In partnership with the John M. Belk Endowment, Single Stop is offering a two-year grant as seed funding to bring its model to four additional schools starting in the 2016-2017 academic year. Selected schools will…

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Half of Community College Students Confront Mental Health Conditions

1 in 2 students surveyed in new study reveal current or recent mental health challenges The Wisconsin HOPE Lab, in collaboration with Single Stop, The Healthy Minds Study, and the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), announced the release of Too Distressed to Learn?, a new research report that assesses mental health among community college students. Authors Daniel Eisenberg, Sara Goldrick-Rab,…

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Single Stop Appoints Christy Reeves as CEO

Single Stop is proud to announce the appointment of Christy Reeves as CEO. Read more.

New Study Shines Light on Student Hunger & Homelessness

The Wisconsin HOPE Lab, in collaboration with Single Stop, the Healthy Minds Study, and the Association of Community College Trustees announce the release of a new research report that assesses food and housing insecurity among community college students. Read Hungry To Learn Authors Sara Goldrick-Rab, Katharine M. Broton, and Daniel Eisenberg surveyed more than 4,000 students at 10 community colleges in California, Louisiana,…

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