Summer Help Needed at Campus Kitchen at Kent State
Did you know the Campus Kitchen at Kent State prepares an average of 350 meals each week for individuals facing food insecurity in our local community? In the past year, more than 3,000 individuals assisted with meal prep and food delivery programs at the Campus Kitchen at Kent State.
The Campus Kitchen runs on donated food, shared kitchen space with campus dining services, and volunteers who are committed to addressing hunger. Over the summer months, as campus quiets down and most students return home, the Campus Kitchen leadership team is faced with a lack of human power to ensure meals are made and food gets delivered. This is where the kitchen needs your help. Bring your colleagues, spouse, kids, church group, card club, athletic team or just show-up yourself. Join the Campus Kitchen at Kent State on Wednesdays between 4 and 8 p.m. for the cooking shift (learn valuable skills and easy recipes) or the PB&J making shift on Fridays from 3-4:30 p.m.
If you want to serve meals and interact with a great community in downtown Akron, join the Campus Kitchen at Kent State for the Bridge program on Friday evenings. Participants leave campus at 4:45 p.m. and return by 7 p.m.
The Campus Kitchen at Kent State also staffs a table at the Haymakers Farmers’ Market every Saturday morning. Come meet the farmers, spread the word about the kitchen and pass out samples of nutritious foods.
You can sign up for any shift at https://campuskitchens.volunteerhub.com/lp/ckksu/events. You can come and leave at will if your schedule does not allow you to stay the entire shift.