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New Food Security Program: Give a Meal

Access to quality, nutritious food is fundamental to human existence.

That’s why Ancillary Services and Food Services are happy to announce that our new “Give a Meal” program has launched Sept 28, 2022! 

Students: How to access Give a Meal

The “Give a Meal” program will aim to provide meals to students in need on a temporary basis through VIU's cafeterias, as well as resources and support for those struggling with food security. We are here to help! To access the program, students can email or seek help through the program's distribution partners: 

Employees: How to help

We ask all VIU employees to provide a safe space to anyone struggling with food security, and to refer students in need to the “Give a Meal” program at or the distribution partners listed above.