The Campus Kitchen at Kent State University (CKKENT) held its first-ever meal preparation shift today, kicking off the 29th Campus Kitchen in the United States. CKKENT hit the ground running, serving up 75 meals for Kent Social Services, a local organization that supports at-risk community members.
Like the 28 other Campus Kitchens across America, CKKENT uses existing dining facilities during off-hours to turn leftovers and other donated food products into free, balanced meals for low-income individuals and families.
Last spring, a group of Kent State students volunteered at DC Central Kitchen on an alternative spring break trip to Washington, D.C. They were inspired by the experience and vowed to start a Campus Kitchen of their own.
Now, like the 25,000 other students who have cinched up their aprons in support of CKP since 2001, CKKENT
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