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Hunger Coast to Coast: Take Two

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Driving along the Las Vegas Strip, we were shocked by its extravagance. Glitter and glamour littered the area.  To our surprise, the food bank we visited, Three Square, was also one of the most beautiful and gigantic food banks we had ever seen. To use the words of the volunteer coordinator, “This is a food […]

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Hunger Coast to Coast: Exploring the Landscape of American Hunger

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Four senior Shepherd Program students are on a road-trip this spring term.  The goal of this trip is to get a cross country viewpoint to hunger and homelessness. By visiting varies cities across the country they are engaging clients, non-profit leaders, programs and policies. They all have finished capstones and thesis and are viewing this […]

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Student Leader Profile: Chris Ahn ’16

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Name: Chris Ahn Graduation year: 2016 Hometown: Fairfax, Virginia Major/Minor: Business Administration/Poverty and Human Capability Studies, Education Policy What motivated you to get involved in the Shepherd Program?: I was drawn to how well-developed W&L’s entire poverty program was. The fact that students of all backgrounds could easily integrate their academic studies with community service […]

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Student Leader Profile: Lindsay deMuth ’17

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Name: Lindsay deMuth Graduation year: 2017 Hometown: Baltimore Major/Minor: Environmental Studies, Poverty Studies and global politics What motivated you to get involved in Campus Kitchen? I took Poverty 101 and 102 and got involved through my fieldwork for 102. Favorite class and why: Poverty Studies with Professor Pickett. I learned about issues that society in […]

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Student Leader Profile: Caroline Hamp ’15

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Name:     Caroline Hamp Graduation year:     2015 Hometown:     Avon Lake, OH Major/Minor:     English and Religion Double Major with potential Poverty minor What motivated you to get involved in Nabors Service League (Part of the Shepherd Program)?:     Fall term my freshman year, I participated in Nabors Service Day and loved it.  I knew I wanted to be […]

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CKWL 2013: A year in review

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2013 was an exciting year for the Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee- our first full year in the beautiful commercial grade kitchen funded by generous alumni and friends, a year of growth in the community garden, a year of dedicated student leadership, and a year of innovative program development.  Here’s 2013 by the numbers: 34,656 […]

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Student Leader Profile: Alvin Thomas ’14

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Name: Alvin George Thomas Graduation year: 2014 Hometown: Skokie, IL Major/Minor: Chemistry-Engineering/Poverty and Human Capabilities Studies   What motivated you to get involved in Campus Kitchen? I participated in the 2010 Volunteer Venture trip in DC. On that trip, we had the opportunity to work with the Central Kitchen in DC. I was impressed by […]

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Turkeypalooza

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The Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee celebrated Turkeypalooza this year in style- that is, in turkey suits.  Leadership Team members Joseph Liu ’14 and Emily Warner ’14 are pictured collecting turkeys for “Bring Your Turkey to Work Day”, an annual event in which faculty and staff donate frozen turkeys to CKWL to distribute to […]

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Impact Area Initiative

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The Nabors Service League is adopting a new leadership model that not only connects student volunteers to community opportunities, but that also promotes reflection and collaboration among students with shared interests by way of a monthly meeting. These interest groups are called Impact Areas. Some months these meetings will focus in on the Rockbridge area and […]

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Summer Reflections by Chris Ahn ’16

Please enjoy the below reflection from Chris Ahn, Bonner Class of 2016. Written by: Chris Ahn This summer I worked in a village in Korea where due to historical circumstances (it used to be a leper colony during the time of Japanese occupation), the people there face a lot of prejudice. The socioeconomic barriers affect […]

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