Update:
We sold 1167 cards this week! That is $291.75 going to Land of a Thousand Hills and Food Finders Food Bank. You guys rock!

Swipe-Out Starvation

Step #1 Step #2 Step #3

Take this card in place of an On-The-Go item

A contribution will be made on your behalf to support hunger relief

Repeat

*Available at Purdue On-The-Go locations *1 card per each swipe

“Swipe-Out Starvation demonstrates the vision that the Global Engineering Program at Purdue University shows with its students: helping to raise global awareness while increasing Purdue’s humanitarian impact at home and abroad.” - Rabi Mohtar, Purdue University

  • World agriculture produces 17% more calories per person today than it did 30 years ago, despite a 70% population increase. The problem is distribution.

  • Among U.S. minorities 1 in 3 children are at risk of hunger.

  • 12.3% of Indiana households were food insecure in 2009.

  • 51% of of the African population live on less than $1.25 per day. A pound of corn in Eastern Africa cost $0.13 in 2009 (FAO).