Segment | Economy

Hungry for Education

You've probably heard the term "starving student" dropped in passing. But it may represent a bigger problem than you think. Correspondent Lisa Napoli profiles college students who struggle to feed themselves while paying for their education.

IF YOU WANT TO HELP:
UCLA's Food Closet is always looking for donations. Here's a list of items that are always in demand:

PROTEINSNACKS
  • Canned meat
  • Canned beans
  • Peanut butter
  • Nuts & Trail Mix
  • Protein bars
  • Snack bars
  • Juice boxes
  • Crackers
  • Pretzels & Chips
  • Cookies
CANNED GOODSMICROWAVEABLE
  • Vegetables
  • Chili
  • Soups
  • Fruit
  • Mac and Cheese
  • Soups
  • Cereals
  • "Add water & heat" meals
TOILETRIESOTHER ITEMS
  • Toothbrush & Toothpaste
  • Shaving items
  • Hair & Body care items
  • Blankets
  • Clothing
  • Backpacks

For monetary contributions to UCLA's Food Closet, mail a check payable to "UCLA Foundation" to the following address:

UCLA Community Programs Office
Re: Food Closet
Student Activities Center
220 Westwood Plaza, Suite 105
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Another place to make a donation is St. Alban's Episcopal Church.

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