Help us bring home the holidays to seniors in our community 

Turkeypalooza is the seasonal event of the Campus Kitchen at UGA and the Athens Community Council on Aging that provides holiday groceries and meals to older adult families and homebound individuals. This year, members of our community across Athens will come together to donate time and cans to provide over 300 families with holiday meals and groceries.

We need your help to bring Thanksgiving to our older adults! Sign up your UGA student organization, UGA department, work group, or civic group to participate in this year's can drive.

Click the link below to complete a contact form. The information collected will be used to help us determine the specific item and goal for your organization. Registration closes October 18th at 5pm. 

*Registration is not necessary for UGA Public Service and Outreach Units*



Participating Organizations


Items collected


families served

By the numbers...

Friday, October 18th - Can drive registration link closes at 5pm.


Wednesday, October 23rd - Participating organizations receive their item and goal. Bins are available for pickup at the UGA Office of Service-Learning and must be picked before Friday, October 25th. 

Thursday November 21st - Participating organizations return bins and donations to the Office of Service-Learning by no later than 8pm. 

We know your organization wants to make the most of this opportunity to serve the community, and have fun while doing it! We've prepared a guide to help you know what to expect and some tips to help you be satisfied with your impact. 

Read our past blogs about Turkeypalooza:

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The Campus Kitchen at UGA

Office of Service-Learning

1242 1/2 S. Lumpkin St.

Athens, GA, 30602-3552

Phone: 706-542-0891