MISSION Swipe Out Hunger is a nationwide nonprofit that addresses hunger and food insecurity among college students , and has programs at more than 135 colleges . “ The peerto-peer model utilized by Swipe Out Hunger allows us to connect with students to share resources , provide one-on-one support to access those resources , and normalize asking for help at a time when everyone needs it the most ,” Jessica Rosario explains .
IMPACT Swipe Out Hunger has provided 300,000 meals to students in need during the pandemic , and the program has been rolled out on an additional 22 campuses .
MIT SOLVE INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES FELLOW & COFOUNDER SHOCKTALK
Simsbury , Connecticut
MISSION Austin Serio is focused on mental health concerns and unresolved trauma facing Indigenous peoples , among other healthcare issues . “ Our team seeks to decolonize access by inverting the harmful approach of contemporary for-profit healthcare . Through the delivery of culturally appropriate healthcare services , ShockTalk will redistribute revenue directly to Indigenous communities .”
IMPACT ShockTalk is allocating 10 % equity directly to its sister nonprofit organization , the Urban Indigenous Collective , which helps urban Natives in the tristate area of New York , Connecticut , and New Jersey secure access to mental health support services so they can live healthy lives .