Hunger is a real issue which unfortunately goes overlooked. Do your part to make the community more aware about hunger.
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Mizzou by the numbers:
- 15,000+ students on need based aid
- 6,000+ students that are recipients of pell grants
- 1,000+ students that have an EFC (Expected Family Contribution) between $0-$1,000
- Nearly 20 students reported that they were homeless Spring 2012
- We have a large international student population that sometimes struggle financially for many reasons
- Many staff members are paid at or below the poverty level and have to support families
- Some graduate students are paid extremely low stipends and have to support families
These numbers were applicable at the time of Tiger Pantry’s founding.