The Blue Hens CAN unified campus food drive continued Wednesday, with the total now at more than 1,600 pounds. To donate, visit the UD collection bus on Thursday near the UDairy Creamery.

Blue Hens CAN

Occupational Therapy Club assists as Blue Hens CAN total grows


5:04 p.m., Nov. 14, 2012--The Blue Hens CAN unified campus food drive continued Wednesday at Mentors’ Circle, with the total amount of items collected for the Food Bank of Delaware topping 1,600 pounds.

Blue Hens CAN is a joint venture of the University of Delaware’s College of Health Sciences (CHS), the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) and the Food Bank of Delaware.

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Gathering space

Students in a CANR landscape construction materials class recently helped colleagues from the English Language Institute construct a set of benches for the Community Garden.

SOE colloquium

Tony Allen, who chairs the Wilmington Education Advisory Committee and the Wilmington Education Improvement Commission, discussed "Strengthening Wilmington Education: An Action Agenda" at a University of Delaware School of Education colloquium presentation held Nov. 18.

It features a UD food collection bus parked at a different campus location each day of this week to accept items donated by the campus community and transport them to the Food Bank of Delaware at the end of the day.

The bus was parked at Mentors’ Circle on Wednesday, Nov. 14, with members of the Occupational Therapy Club on hand to accept the donations.

The total on Tuesday came to 430 pounds of food donated, according to a representative of the Food Bank of Delaware, bringing the three-day total of donations to 1,639. 

Blue Hens CAN continues from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, with the collection bus to be parked at the south campus next to the UDairy Creamery off South College Avenue.

Members of the Food Science Club will be on hand to collect donations.

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