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Lentil Festival Chili Recovery and Repackage (CCE transportation provided)

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Friday, Aug 18, 2017
6:45 PM - 9:00 PM PDT
CUB L45Map Location

The National Lentil Festival, which runs August 18-19th in Pullman, hosts the World's Largest Bowl of Lentil Chili; over 350 gallons of tasty and nutritious chili. Free samples of the chili are given out, but where does the leftover chili go? This year, chili that is leftover from the festivities will be stored and repackaged into servings that will be given out at the Community Action Center (CAC)'s food pantry.  

Opportunity Description: Students will assist in recovering leftover chili from the World's Largest Bowl of Lentil Chili. Chili will be taken from the giant bowl and put into containers that are then transported to the Community Action Center's repack kitchen, where students will repackage the chili into family size servings. The chili will then be given out at the CAC's food pantry. 

Location: CUB L45

Days/Times: Transportation will be provided. Please meet at CUB L45 at 6:45 PM to meet with your group. We plan to return to campus around 9:00 PM.

Requirements: Students MUST wear close-toed shoes as well as weather appropriate attire that is comfortable to move around in and do not mind getting dirty. Hair nets and gloves will be provided. 

Service hours are allocated based on amount of direct service participation and do not include meeting time and transportation to/from the service site. Students can expect to receive approximately 2.0 hours of service. 

The CCE strives to sponsor activities that are accessible to all students. If you need accommodations to fully access the activities offered through the Center for Civic Engagement, please contact Jessica Perone, Community Programs Coordinator, at 509-335-4609 or at least one week prior to the activity.

Contact: If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact Ashley Vaughan, the coordinator for the Palouse Fresh Food Project, at or (509)335-7706.