Second Harvest fights food insecurity on East TN college campuses

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A report from the Tennessee Higher Education Commission indicates that many college students in the state face food insecurity while they attend school.

While the report offers suggestions on how to combat this, one organization in the Knoxville area is already trying to do so.

“These people are going back to school to further their education, to better themselves, all these things,” Matthew Blondell with Second Harvest Food Bank said. “And to have to worry about where they’re going to be eating that day or what they’re going to be eating, that in itself just adds more pressure to what they’re already doing.”

 

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