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UGA will feed more local residents this fall with Campus Kitchen on wheels

The UGA Campus Kitchen trailer rolled into north Athens earlier this month, bringing food, information about available resources, and a bit of festivity to the Fowler Drive community just as Athens-Clarke County students returned to school. The first event, a… Full story

UGA Public Service and Outreach faculty and staff turn out for sixth Day of Service

More than 100 UGA Public Service and Outreach faculty and staff members volunteered more than 240 hours to Athens area nonprofits, schools and other community organizations on PSO’s sixth Day of Service. Faculty and staff volunteered at 11 Athens locations,… Full story

Mobile kitchen trailer will help UGA student-run hunger relief program “meet people where they are”

UGA’s Campus Kitchen program can now provide meals to even more food-insecure Athens area residents, thanks to a mobile food trailer purchased with grant money from the University of Georgia Parents Leadership Council and funds raised by the UGA Young… Full story

UGA builds Little Free Pantries for Athens communities

Residents in two Athens apartment communities have ready access to food and basic personal needs through Little Free Pantries built by UGA’s Office of Service-Learning (OSL). OSL’s Grow It Know It (GIKI) program built the wooden boxes for the Bethel… Full story

Experience in UGA Public Service and Outreach helped prepare alumna for pandemic recovery

Dealing with a crisis is nothing new for Sarah Jackson (BA ’11, MPA ’15), community partnerships manager at the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS). Now, with COVID-19, she’s finding her connections to UGA more helpful than ever…. Full story

Athens healthcare employees weren’t finding time to eat. UGA made it easier for them.

Healthy food for healthcare workers. That’s a new initiative for the UGA Campus Kitchen program, which has expanded its operations during the COVID-19 crisis to provide nutritious snacks and quick meals for employees at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center. Every… Full story

UGA Campus Kitchen keeps food on the table with help from UGA Public Service and Outreach

On a rainy Monday morning in March, staff at the UGA State Botanical Garden of Georgia are in the children’s garden harvesting bushels of kale, collards, parsley and beets they no longer need for educational programs this spring. They are… Full story

Fifth annual UGA Day of Service benefits local nonprofits and agencies

More than 200 UGA Public Service and Outreach employees planted flowers, organized books, walked dogs and reconstructed a middle school garden in Athens-Clarke County as a part of the 2019 PSO Day of Service. It was the fifth Day of… Full story

2018-2019 PSO Student Scholar: Taylor Black

Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee Year: Senior College: School of Public and International Affairs, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences Major: International affairs and French Internship Unit: Office of Service-Learning   Have you participated in experiential learning?  I participated in an exchange program with the… Full story

Annual Moonlight 5K to benefit Campus Kitchen

A nighttime road race that supports UGA student-powered hunger relief is the perfect run for Brad Turner. The LEAD Athens Moonlight 5K on April 7 combines two passions for Brad Turner, coordinator of Campus Kitchen at UGA (CKUGA), a program… Full story

UGA students compete to “Raise the Dough” for local hunger relief

Beginning Feb. 17, students with the Campus Kitchen at the University of Georgia (CKUGA) will compete against other Campus Kitchens across the nation in a weeklong “Raise the Dough” online fundraising challenge. CKUGA leaders hope to raise at least $2,500… Full story

Campus Kitchen at UGA begins new food recovery partnership with Publix

The Campus Kitchen at UGA has begun regular food recovery pickups from the Publix on Atlanta Highway, thanks to an introduction by the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. The Food Bank recovers from this Publix on weekdays, but does not… Full story

Campus Kitchen at UGA partners with the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia

The Campus Kitchen at UGA (CKUGA) applied to become an official partner agency of the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia, which will enable the student led group to shop at the Food Bank for food to use in their meal… Full story

Campus Kitchen at UGA hosts Food Waste Fiasco

On August 8, the Campus Kitchen at UGA kicked off the school year with the “Food Waste Fiasco” event in the Memorial Hall Ballroom. The event featured Rob Greenfield, a nationally known dumpster diver and sustainability activist. Over 120 attendees… Full story

“Dining at Denney” goes to the farmers market

On July 20, 2016 the Campus Kitchen at UGA (CKUGA) hosted its first summer meal at Jessie B. Denney Tower, a unit of the Athens Housing Authority (AHA), specifically for low-income adults over the age of 60. The evening’s program… Full story

UGA’s Campus Kitchen rolls in, delivering home-cooked meals to those who need them

Going on a delivery route with the University of Georgia’s “Campus Kitchen” was an eye-opening day for two UGA freshmen Thursday. Amelia Vu, 17, and Liam Grant, 18 are participating in UGA’s “Freshman College Experience” program, which means they come… Full story