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B-CU Students Participate in “Hunger for Education”


The Office of Chaplaincy sponsored a Rise Against Hunger service learning meal packaging event held in the Wildcat Den on the campus of B-CU. Students, faculty and staff members came together to prepare over 10,000 meals.  These meals were shipped in a container totaling 277,992 meals from the Orlando Warehouse Relief Partnership grant to support Salesian school feeding programs that benefit 12,733 students. The Salesian Missions' "Hunger for Education," project was established to improve food security among vulnerable students in Haiti. Hunger for Education is a recipient of the 2016 USAID International Food Relief Partnership grant. The Office of Chaplaincy is proud to continue on the legacy of our founder, Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune in the practical teaching of the university’s motto “Enter to Learn. Depart to Serve.”

For more information, contact Reverend John Baldwin, Dean of the Chapel, 386-481-2454 or

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About Bethune Cookman University:

Founded in 1904 by Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) today sustains her legacy of faith, scholarship, and service through its relationship with the United Methodist Church and its commitment to academic excellence and civic engagement.  B-CU offers 38 degrees on its main campus and online college. Located in Daytona Beach, B-CU is one of three private, historically black colleges in the state of Florida. The institution boasts a diverse and international faculty and student body of nearly 4,000.  For more information, visit

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