Two new first-year cohorts, #Hungerfighters and Good Nabors, educate first-year students about the Shepherd Program, introduce them to service learning, help them make friends and set them up for further involvement in the program.
Proceeds from the sale of soup at participating Lexington restaurants will support Campus Kitchen at W&L's Backpack Program.
Turkeypalooza and several accompanying events will take place on campus Nov. 6–13.
Working with Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee has made Hannah Witherell '20 determined to continue helping others after she leaves W&L.
Campus Kitchen runs a variety of holiday-themed events during the month of November.
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The Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee has received $1,725 from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation.
Zainab Abiza '19 interviews Morten Wendelbo '12 about his research focusing on economic development, humanitarian aid and food security.
Proceeds will support CKWL's Backpack Program, a hunger-fighting project that began in 2009.
The Bring Your Turkey to Work Day and the University Store’s food drive help provide Thanksgiving meals to the community.
W&L's University Store is hosting its fifth annual fall food drive through Nov. 17 to benefit Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee.
The Campus Kitchen Leadership Team at Washington and Lee University presents its annual “Turkeypalooza” from Nov. 9-16.
Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee invites community members and local college students to join forces against Rockbridge-area childhood hunger at the Fifth Annual Souper Bowl on Jan. 29 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in Evans Dining Hall.
Sejal Mistry ’17, a biology major and poverty studies minor, has completed a service project that aims to improve the nutritional value of foods in the Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee’s Backpack Program.
Campus Kitchen awarded a $15,500 grant from the Altria Companies Employee Community Fund to support its weekend backpack snack program and to help supply its mobile-food pantries.
Ingrid Easton Wilson '06 started W&L's Campus Kitchen, and university employees and volunteers have kept it thriving for a decade.
Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee University (CKWL) has won both a national award for its impact on hunger in the community and a grant to address hunger among the area's older adults.
Washington and Lee University has been named to President Barack Obama's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, one of 120 schools in the nation to receive this designation. This is the third year in a row that the University has attained this status.
The week of Nov. 16-24 is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, and Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee University will be doing its part to help address the problem with its eighth annual Turkeypalooza. The event kicks off Friday Nov. 14 with Bring Your Turkey to Work Day.
This week, students at Washington and Lee University will be sleeping outside in near-freezing temperatures, trying to buy groceries for $1.40 per meal, and distributing Thanksgiving dinners to local families in need.
Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee University (CKWL) was awarded the Outstanding Educational Institution Volunteer Program award for 2013 by Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell on Thursday, June 6.
Twelve local Lexington restaurants will contribute soup for sampling in the first “Souper Bowl” to benefit the Weekend Backpack Program of the Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee on Sunday, Jan. 27, at Evans Hall on the W&L Campus.
Washington and Lee's Global Service House opened this fall to provide a focus for internationalism, a locale for increased cross-cultural engagement, and a visible home for service activity.
Jenny Davidson, coordinator of Student Service Learning at W&L, and Campus Kitchens at Washington and Lee volunteer Patrick Poindexter, of Lexington. were honored at the Campus Kitchens Project annual conference.
The Weekend Backpack Snack Program at Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee University (CKWL) has received a grant for $2,000 from the Sodexo Foundation, supported by Youth Service America.
The Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee University (CKWL) has celebrated reaching the milestone of delivering its 100,000th meal in the Rockbridge area.
Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee received a grant from Food Lion to support its Weekend Backpack Snack Program for local children.
This year, children taking part in the annual Rockbridge Area Shop for Tots program received a little something extra. They got to eat a full dinner provided by Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee University (CKWL) at the American Legion in Buena Vista before they set out to do their Holiday shopping. More than 145 […]
Shiri Yadlin, a Washington and Lee University senior from Irvine, Calif., won the Ingrid Easton Student Visionary Award from the Campus Kitchens Project at its national conference in St. Louis, Mo., last week. The award is named for Ingrid Easton, a 2006 graduate of W&L who opened the University's Campus Kitchen in September 2006. It […]
Harlan Beckley, the Fletcher Otey Thomas Professor of Religion and director of the Shepherd Poverty Program at Washington and Lee University, has been named to a three-year term on the Board of Visitors of the Campus Kitchens Project (CKP). Beckley is one of nine new board members who CKP announced at its annual conference on […]
Serving more than 600 meals a week to people in the community, the students of Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee University (CKWL) will take all the help they can get. The Rockbridge County-based organization recently received a $25,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation State Giving Program to help them do more to fight hunger […]