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FUEL NKU Friendsgiving

November 15, 2023 - It’s turkey time at NKU! Northern Kentucky University’s on-campus food pantry, FUEL NKU, will host the sixth annual Friendsgiving Celebration on Monday, Nov. 20, 2023. NKU students, faculty and staff will indulge in a traditional Thanksgiving meal provided by FUEL NKU, Kroger, La Soupe and NKU Dining. 

  • What: FUEL NKU’s Friendsgiving Celebration Dinner
  • When: Nov. 20, 5-7 p.m.
  • Where: The H. Gordon and Thelma Martin Ballroom inside the James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union 

There is no cost to attend the event, but attendees are encouraged to bring a non-perishable item to donate to FUEL NKU. 

FUEL NKU has provided food and other essential items to students in a compassionate, confidential and safe environment for the last 10 years. 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. 

Media note: We’ll feed you too! Want to go live and talk all things turkey and FUEL NKU? We’d love to have you!  

About Northern Kentucky University: NKU is an entrepreneurial state university of more than 15,000 students on a thriving suburban campus nestled between Highland Heights, Kentucky and bustling downtown Cincinnati. Ranked in the top 50 out of 400 universities nationwide by The Wall Street Journal for exceptional value, we are a regionally engaged university committed to delivering an innovative, student-centered education. We empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives, while contributing to the economic, civic and social vitality of the region. Learn more at