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  • Campus Kitchen at East Carolina University

    Presented by:

    Nichelle Shuck, Associate Director for Student Leadership and Educational Program

    Teresa Dantzler, Volunteer and Service-Learning Center Graduate Assistant/CKECU Coordinator

  • CKECU Webinar Overview

     Snapshot of Campus Kitchen at ECU

     CKECU SWOT (Strengths, Weakness, Opportunities and Threats)

     CKECU Highlights

     Questions and Answers


    The mission of the Campus Kitchen at ECU is to use service as a tool to:

    • Strengthen 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, children and families in need; and

    • Build Communities by fostering a new generation of community-minded adults through resourceful and mutually beneficial partnerships among students, social service agencies, businesses and schools.

  • The Why ? #HungerMatters

  • National Campus Kitchen

    Joy Community Center

    Little Willie Center

    Operation Sunshine

    Ronald McDonald


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    Strengthen Bodies

    Build Communities

    Empower Minds

    Student Affairs – Student Involvement and Leaders

    Dining Service - Aramark


    Third Street Community Center

    Boys&Girls Club

    Operation Sunshine

    Little Willie Center Hunger Knowledge/Awareness

    Community Development

    Leadership Development

  • The Campus Kitchen at ECU Snapshot

    CKECU Total Engagement 2010-2014 5,205 Volunteer Hours 9,466 Meals 15,594 pounds of food donated or recovered Academic Year 2012-2013 715 Volunteer Hours; 1,614 meals served; 1,226 pounds of food recovered or donated Academic Year July 2013 – June 2014 989 Volunteer Hours; 2,061 Meals; 4,781 pounds of food recovered or donated Fall Semester: July 2014 – November 2014 694 Volunteer Hours: 1,209 Meals: 2,246 Pounds of food recovered or donated

  • Campus Kitchen at ECU Structure

     Campus Kitchen at ECU History

     2010- Mainly supported by NCCC AmeriCorps VISTA

     2013 – VSLC Created a Graduate Assistant Position/CKECU Coordinator

     2013 – Hired a Associate Director for Student Leadership and Educational Programs (with VISTA and Campus Kitchen Background)

     Student Leadership/Volunteers

     Leadership Team

     Shift Leaders

     Volunteer Management - OrgSync – CKECU Portal

     Student Organization through Student Activities and Organizations

  • Campus Kitchen at ECU OrgSync

    • Leadership

    Recruitment and


    • Shift Leader Sign Up

    • Cooking/Delivery Shift


    • Volunteer Recruitment

    • Resources and Photo


  • Campus Kitchen at ECU Partnerships

     Dining Services – Aramark

    Marketing Education


     Faculty/Staff Partnerships Faculty

    Student Affair Departments

    Service-Learning Courses

     Community Partners 4 Hot Meals Partners

    2 Nutrition Partners

     Nutrition Education Greenville Harvest (Greenville Garden Network)

    Seeds to Snack

    North Carolina Campus Compact Summer Associates

  • Campus Kitchen at ECU Strengths

     Student Affairs Support and Structure

     Strong Campus and Community Partnerships

     Student Leadership Development

     Student/Community Volunteer Management

  • Campus Kitchen Weakness

     Creating a Culture of “Learning through Service”

     Community Capacity and Awareness

     Student Leadership Development

     Sustainability

  • Campus Kitchen Opportunities

     Creating a Culture of Leadership through Service

     Increased Community Awareness/Involvement

     Increased Campus Awareness/Involvement

     Sustainability

  • Campus Kitchen Threats

     Summer Food Programs/End of Semester Breaks

     Means Assessment/Impact

     Stay Focused on the “WHY”

  • Campus Kitchen at ECU Highlights

     Ameriprise Fellow  1 student fellow = $1,000.00 stipend

     Goals: Increase summer operation, awareness, community involvement

     Turkeypalooza  18 Families at Operation Sunshine (annual

    Turkeypalooza partner)

     Supported three additional partners

     Raise the Dough  Increased awareness and donations

  • Campus Kitchen at ECU Highlights

     Aramark - Coke Donation Support  “Buy a Bottle – Give a Bottle” = 1,800

    bottles of water

     Supported CKECU Partners and Nutrition Education Lessons

     Homecoming Food Drive  44,000lbs (1359lbs for CKECU)

     Increased Awareness and Education

     Strengthened Partnerships with Student Activities and Foodbank

     Social Media  Hunger Awareness Social Media


  • Campus Kitchen at ECU Highlights

     NCCC Summer Associate  Sponsored four Summer Associates at

    CKECU partners

     Recovery and Nutrition Education

     Seeds to Snack and Greenville Harvest Partnership  Increased support for nutrition


     Increased “hunger awareness” volunteer opportunities

     Opportunities for more staff/monetary support

  • Questions and Answers

  • CKECU Contacts Nichelle Shuck, M.Ed

    VSLC Associate Director for Student Leadership

    and Educational Programs

    P: 252.328.6979


    Teresa Dantzler,

    VSLC Graduate Assistant/Campus Kitchen at ECU Coordinator

    P: 252.737.1670