Food Insecurity on College Campuses - Shannon Kaster

April 21, 2017

Shannon KasterGrand View University senior Shannon Kaster is not your typical undergraduate college student. To begin, the Boone-native is 33-years-old. “I’m married, I have a four-year-old son at home and I’m pregnant with another one due in July,” she says. But she is experiencing something that is becoming all too common on campuses nationwide. “I personally have struggled with food insecurity for a long time,” she says.

Shannon was featured on Iowa Public Radio, read the whole article.

The program on food insecurity on college campuses in Iowa and across the U.S. is an important issue.
Shannon, thank you for expressing the needs of students in Iowa and generally the needs on campuses across the United States.