For Immediate Release
February 26, 2019
Suffolk Women's Hoops Score for Campus Food Pantry
The donation will help Suffolk County Community College students who lack regular access to food -- an issue that plagues approximately half of today's college students nationally.
Helping with the food pantry donation are, from left, back row: Associate Head Coach Kerry Swanson, Anhya Jenkins (Central Islip), Aysha Shirley (Central Islip), Assistant Coach Andrea Iavarone, Lindsey Devine (Hauppauge), Head Coach Kevin Foley. Front row, L to R: Chrissy Hobson (Bellport), Alexis Jackson (Central Islip), Leatrice Brown (Huntington), Kasey Koerner (Bayport), Nina DeStefano (Smithtown).
Food insecurity, or the absence of food, impacts a student's health, ability to succeed academically and graduate. Suffolk County Community College operates food pantries on all three of its campuses.