Texas Tech University

Tech Can Share

Virtual Tech Can Share logo

benefitting South Plains Food Bank

Fall 2020 Drive will be Virtual
EXTENDED UNTIL DECEMBER 4!

 

COMPETE AGAINST DEPARTMENTS & STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS FOR THE LARGEST DONATION!

All donations benefit South Plains Food Bank and count toward TTU's contribution to U Can Share Drive. 

Hunger Facts

FACT 1:

About 842 million people in the world do not have enough to be healthy.  That means that one in every eight people on Earth goes to bed hungry each night. (Source: FAO, 2013)

FACT 2:

In Lubbock, Texas, the South Plains Food Bank and its network of agencies provide food for an estimated 90,800 different people annually.  In any given week, 18,300 different people receive assistance. (Source: South Plains Food Bank)

FACT 3:

58% of the Shelters in the South Plains reported that the South Plains Food Bank was the single most important source of food for their agency. (Source: South Plains Food Bank)

FACT 4:

Kids Café is an after-school feeding program designed to combat childhood hunger.  This program provides hot meals to 500 children at 13 different sites every day after school in a safe environment.  For many of children, this will be the only meal they receive that evening. (Source: South Plains Food Bank)

FACT 5:

Families and Children face the greatest need
25% of the households served by the SPFB have children under 18.  7% of those served have children under 5 years of age and 13% of the clients served are elderly. (Source: South Plains Food Bank)

Questions?

Student Activities
806-742-4708