Campus Kitchen Project Analysis

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The agency that I did my service was Campus Kitchen. Campus Kitchen. Across the country and universities team up to prepare food for people who struggle with food insecurity. Campus Kitchen was first developed in 2001 as national outgrowth of DC Central Kitchen. In 1989 Robert Egger CEO of DC Central Kitchen came up with the idea of recycling food. Since Robert was looking for ways to involve schools in the effort, he started a job training program with American Schools to serve food. Later he spoke to some universities about the project. In 1999 two students from Wake Forest University started a small organization called Homerun that allowed students to cook and deliver food to people in the community. Campus Kitchen started as a hobby, but later became successful organization. In 2001 Saint Louis University was the first campus to start the program as Campus Kitchen. The mission of the agency relies on three things; Strengths Bodies by using existing resources to meet hunger and nutritional needs in our community. Empower Minds by providing leadership and service learning opportunities to students and educational benefits to adults, seniors,…show more content…
Though looking around the world there are more people whose living in poverty and they trying to put an end to it and find food. For example, in the United States a lot of people living in poverty mostly immigrants because a lot of them do not have the right documents to work and some chose not to work at all. In the United States people in poverty are not given much importance nor any help because they are poor and cannot afford much. A source Rethinking Poverty: Which Way Now, states that 1.4 billion people living in poverty. more clearly, poverty is the cause of hunger and death. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United States (FAO, 2009) states that there are 963 million people around the world are living in

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