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Giving Tuesday – MedQuest hosts Canned Food Drive

The holidays are just around the corner and MedQuest is ramping up to end 2016 with a bang. One way we can accomplish this is to get involved with our community during one of the times volunteers/donations are most necessary. Many local families and shelters are in need of funds and food supplies to ensure that every person in our community has a holiday dinner.

This year the MedQuest staff, along with our Medical Assisting and Dental Assisting students, have made the decision to participate in “Giving Tuesday.” This takes place on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday. This is a globally celebrated day dedicated to giving back. Charities, businesses, community centers, and people around the world will join together to promote generosity during the Holiday season.

MedQuest will be hosting a Food Drive which will begin on November 1 and end on November 29. Potential students who enroll in the month of November can use this opportunity to donate canned foods and receive $50 off of their application fee.

FOOD DRIVE DETAILS

Kickoff
Tuesday, November 1

Last Day To Donate
Tuesday November 29

Where To Drop Off Donations?
Louisville Campus 400 Blankenbaker Parkway, Suite 100, Louisville, KY 40243
Lexington Campus 1575 Winchester Road, Suite 110, Lexington, KY 40505

The Admissions Suite will be the primary collection point at each campus.

Who Can Participate?
Everyone! Medical Assisting students, Dental Assisting students, faculty, and staff are invited to participate. We are also opening the donations up to potential students. Each potential student who enrolls in November, and donates canned food items, will receive $50 off their application fee. Don’t hesitate to get your friends and family involved! The more we can donate, the better.

Join Us
On Tuesday, November 29 at 4pm we will be gathering up all donated items, taking a group photo and selected individuals will deliver our donation!

What to donate
Canned fruits and vegetables
Canned or dried beans
Canned soups and stews
Canned meats
Whole-grain foods (brown rice, cereal, and pasta)

To learn more about Giving Tuesday visit https://www.givingtuesday.org/