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Ohio State’s “Be Kind” Event Reached Many Food Insecure Families Again This Year

This fall, Ohio State’s campuswide “Be Kind” event to address food insecurity kicked off when the Office of Student Life gathered more than 650 students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of Ohio State to assemble more than 175,000 meals at the French Field House. Once the food was packed, OSU Extension led the distribution effort in southeastern Ohio through partnerships with local agencies such as food pantries, schools, faith-based organizations, and any group that addresses food insecurity in communities. Learn more at