Tag: Campus Kitchens Project

Recognition for Campus Kitchen, Habitat… and invite to awards program


Also honored at the May 15 awards program on the eve of commencement will be two student organizations. Campus Kitchen of UW-Green Bay will receive Student Organization of the Year honors, and Habitat for Humanity’s Philippines Trip will receive recognition for Student Organization Service Project of the Year. *** *** *** *** *** You’re invited […]

Fundraising contest for UWGB’s Campus Kitchen

Sarah Himmelheber, assistant professor of Social Work, shares word that Friday (Feb. 20) began a week-long fundraising contest for the Campus Kitchen project at UW-Green Bay. During the fall semester, the team amassed 223 volunteer hours, recovered 587 pounds of food, and created and distributed 279 meals to community members in need. This semester, Campus Kitchen-UWGB […]

AARP grant provides $3,000 boost to Campus Kitchens


The national Campus Kitchens Project announced earlier this week that the affiliate at UW-Green Bay will be one of 10 college and university programs to receive grants focused on the growing problem of older adult hunger. The $3,000 grant to UW-Green Bay is made possible by the AARP Foundation to address factors ranging from transportation […]

Feeding the need: UW-Green Bay’s Campus Kitchens project featured by Fox 11

Fox 11’s Making a Difference segment profiled UW-Green Bay’s Campus Kitchens Project in a Wednesday (Nov. 26) story, introducing viewers to the organization that’s reducing food waste while feeding the hungry in our community. Reporter/anchor Michelle Melby tagged along as Campus Kitchens students prepared a recent meal at the NEW Community Shelter, speaking with them […]

Thanks for Giving promotion offers Bookstore discount for a donation


The annual Thanks For Giving promotion is going on through Friday (Nov. 21) at The Phoenix Bookstore. All donations support the UW-Green Bay Campus Kitchen project to help feed the hungry. Donate a non-perishable food item or cash, and receive a discount coupon valid on your entire clothing and gift purchase. Give more, and you’ll […]

In the news: launch of Campus Kitchens

UW-Green Bay’s Campus Kitchens launch got some nice media play for the group’s inaugural meal service May 3 at Fort Howard Apartments in Green Bay. As we told you here before, Campus Kitchens works to recover food that would otherwise go to waste and serve it to those in need. UW-Green Bay earned a $5,000 […]

Waste less, feed more: UW-Green Bay Campus Kitchen set for official launch

After a hard-fought grant competition and a semester’s worth of preparation, UW-Green Bay officially will launch its Campus Kitchen Saturday (May 3), turning leftover dining service food into delicious, healthy meals for those in need. We told you this winter about the efforts of the Feeding the Hungry and Reducing Waste student organization, which earned […]

UW-Green Bay students to launch Campus Kitchen to address hunger, food waste

On Saturday, May 3, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will join The Campus Kitchens Project network and launch the Campus Kitchen at UW-Green Bay, a student-run organization that will provide free, healthy meals to Green Bay residents by using donated food that would otherwise go to waste. With the program’s official status, UW-Green Bay will […]

You voted, the community wins: UW-Green Bay earns Campus Kitchens grant

The votes are in and UW-Green Bay is officially a Campus Kitchens Project winner! Spearheaded by the Feeding the Hungry and Reducing Waste student organization, in conjunction with the Social Work program, the UW-Green Bay bid earned enough online votes for a $5,000 Campus Kitchens grant. The money will be used to facilitate a system […]