Poverty and Hunger

The Sullivan Foundation is committed to promoting the efforts of our partner schools and the social enterprise sector to advance the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Here we provide news coverage related to Goal 1: No Poverty and Goal 2: Zero Hunger.

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Empowerment Plan Employs the Homeless to Make Coats for the Homeless

To help the homeless during cold winter months, social entrepreneur Veronika Scott invented a high-tech coat that transforms into a sleeping bag and tote.
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Campbell University Joins Collegiate Hunger Challenge to Combat Food Insecurity

Students Morgan Pajak and Alex Gooding will serve as MVP Student Hunger Ambassadors leading the campaign for Campbell.
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Editor of Rhodes College's Street Newspaper Hopes to Drive Social Change through Economics

Campus leader Jacob Fontaine knew he had a passion for Memphis…
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This "DoGoodr" Uses Technology to Feed the Hungry and Reduce Food Waste

Jasmine Crowe's social enterprise is essentially a food waste management company that redirects surplus food to nonprofits that feed the hungry and the homeless.

University of the Cumberlands Collects 21,764 Pounds of Food for Local Pantries

The 2019 food drive exceeded last year's total by more than 7,000 pounds.
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Sullivan Foundation Offers Opportunity to Serve Those in Need in Selma, Ala.

The Selma Community Innovation Immersion Program empowers college students to fight poverty at the grassroots level through social entrepreneurship and other initiatives.