Rickey Smiley Morning Show Featured Video
CLOSE
A reusable bag full of colourful and fresh organic vegetables and groceries on the kitchen counter. Zero waste shopping and sustainable lifestyle concept

Source: AsiaVision / Getty

A huge honor for Morgan State University.

The college won $25,000 in the second annual Ford HBC-You Mobility Challenge for its FRESHLY Program. The program addresses food insecurity and helps students access mass transit and connect to healthy food resources and grocery stores. 

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD OUR APP AND TAKE US WITH YOU ANYWHERE!

“Resources are absolutely critical in our collective effort to assist those in our community facing extenuating circumstances—chief among them is food insecurity, which is a real issue even for students on college campuses,” said Kevin Banks, Ed.D., vice president for Student Affairs at Morgan State University. “We are extremely thankful to Ford for spearheading social responsibility programs that benefit and uplift communities. The Ford HBC-You Mobility Challenge Grant will have an immediate impact on Morgan’s Food Resource Center and its capacity to combat hunger on our campus and within the greater Morgan Community.”

Students will be able to access the program through an app that will navigate between meal planning and prep courses and trips to grocery stores and farmer’s markets using university shuttles. Students can make reservations and track shuttle locations.

The grant will also support Saturday shuttle service, connecting students to surrounding grocery stores and the MSU Food Resource Center.

DON’T MISS IT…

Usher, Girlfriend Jenn Goicoechea Welcome Baby Girl Sovereign Bo

John Legend & Chrissy Teigen Mourn Pregnancy Loss

California Governor Signs “Kobe Bryant Law” Forbidding First Responders From Taking Pictures

HBCU Community Upset Netflix’s CEO Donated $120 Million To Only Spelman and Morehouse
Morehouse, Spelman, And Clark Homecoming Parade
9 photos
 

HEAD TO THE RICKEYSMILEYMORNINGSHOW.COM HOMEPAGE

Morgan State University Wins Grant For Program Addressing Food Insecurity  was originally published on wolbbaltimore.com

More From Rickey Smiley Show