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College students in California are turning to food stamps to afford to eat





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  • More students at University of California schools are experiencing food scarcity issues.
  • 500 students at UC Berkeley applied for food stamps in 2017, compared to 111 last year.
  • Students also supplement their meals by using a free food pantry at Berkeley.

College students in California are turning to food stamps to afford their meals, CNBC reported.

Since January, 500 University of California at Berkeley students have applied to receive the service, up from 111 applications in 2016, and 41 in 2015.

If accepted, students can receive up to $192 a month for food at grocery stores. But not all students are read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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