College Food Pantry Helps Students With Little Time and Money | IowNews

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) – Not only does Gabriella Luna attend classes all day, but the second-year nursing student at St. Luke’s College also prepares dinner for her parents and two younger siblings.

“A lot of times, I don’t have time to go shopping,” he said. “Sometimes, I don’t have enough money to buy something healthy.”

Luna is not alone, according to Kendra Ericson, president of St. Luke’s College.

“We interviewed our students, and 54% of respondents indicated that they do not have enough money for food and that they cannot afford to eat balanced meals,” Ericson told Sioux City Journal.

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