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Vision, Mission and Objectives


Eliminate food hardship at the UMass Dartmouth campus.


Jeanne’s Cupboard’s mission is to alleviate food insecurity among UMass Dartmouth students, faculty and staff by providing emergency food and educational resources to UMass Dartmouth students, faculty, and staff in need.


  • Creating a safe space to distribute good quality and nutritious emergency food to current UMass Dartmouth students, faculty and staff.
  • Encouraging student engagement to foster a sense of community, volunteerism and service to peers on campus.
  • Collecting good quality and nutritious food items (donations) that may otherwise go to waste to enhance sustainability initiatives on campus.
  • Raising awareness and advocate for food justice, especially as experienced by low-income college students.
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