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Fuel NKU Friendsgiving

Nov. 21, 2022 - ɫƵ’s on-campus food pantry, FUEL NKU, will host its fifth annual Friendsgiving Celebration on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in the H. Gordon and Thelma Martin Ballroom inside the James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union. NKU students, faculty and staff are invited for this community Thanksgiving dinner. 

FUEL NKU has provided food and other essential items to students in a compassionate, confidential and safe environment since 2013. These services are available even when the university is closed for holidays. The FUEL NKU team hopes to provide a nourishing meal and a supportive environment for the campus community, especially with the holiday season approaching, according to program coordinator Nick Bliven. 

Community partners are joining FUEL NKU to host the feast on NKU’s campus. The Kroger Co. will provide turkey, Busken Bakery will donate pumpkin pies and La Soupe will bring additional desserts. Chartwells, NKU’s external food services partner, will provide side dishes as well. 

  • What: FUEL NKU’s Friendsgiving Celebration Dinner
  • When: Nov. 21, 5-7 p.m.
  • Where: The H. Gordon and Thelma Martin Ballroom inside the James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union 

The Friendsgiving Celebration dinner is open to all NKU students, faculty and staff. There is no cost to attend the event, but attendees are encouraged to bring a non-perishable item to donate to FUEL NKU. 

For more general information about FUEL NKU,

ɫƵ NKU: Founded in 1968, NKU is an entrepreneurial state university of over 16,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus nestled between Highland Heights, Kentucky and bustling downtown Cincinnati. We are a regionally engaged university committed to empowering our students to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives. While we are one of the fastest-growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names. For more information, visit .