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The Kellogg Community College Foundation far exceeded its target this year for Giving Tuesday. A press release from KCC said on Monday that the college raised $ 3,248 to address campus food insecurity through the college’s Giving Tuesday initiative on November 30. That dollar total overshadows the college’s goal of raising $ 2,000 by over 62%.

The funds raised at KCC will support two specific initiatives on food insecurity at the College:

  • Bruins Baskets, a campus pantry initiative that provides free on-the-go snacks for students at half a dozen stations on the Battle Creek and Coldwater campuses
  • Distribution of fresh food, a partnership with the South Michigan Food Bank which provides free fresh produce, baked goods and protein products to community members during a pickup on the last Tuesday of each month at the Battle Creek campus

“The Food Insecurity Task Force and the KCC Foundation are very grateful to see this tremendous outpouring of support for these programs,” said Alex Carlson, Programs and Events Coordinator at the KCC Foundation and Chair of the Task Force. on college food insecurity. “We are excited to see how much our employees have come forward to support our students, and we are also grateful to the community members who have supported us for Giving Tuesday and throughout the year. “

Giving Tuesday is a “global generosity movement” created in 2012 to celebrate generosity and encourage people to give and do good works. Nationally, records were broken this year as 35 million adults gave $ 2.7 billion in donations, according to give

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