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Student Engagement & Enrollment Services Monarchs Give Back Community Service Project

Help Us Give Back!

Monarchs Give Back Community Service Project is a campus-wide food collection to benefit Hampton Roads children experiencing food insecurity. This year's drive launches an annual effort highlighting the University's commitment to partner with the Hampton Roads community.


This year, our goal is to collect 20,000 non-perishable items.

Food Drop Off:

Bring donated items to the Monarch Way entrance of Chartway Arena on Thursday, October 20, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. or Friday, October 21, 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. We will have staff on site to help unload your vehicle.


Friday, October 21, at 3 p.m., all are welcome to gather at the Mitchum Basketball Performance Center, adjacent to Chartway Arena for a short celebration and packing of 600 food bags. The entrance is located across the street from Insomnia Cookies on Monarch Way.

2022 Food Drive Recipients:

  1. Berkley/Campostella Early Childhood Center

  2. Blair Middle School

  3. Department of School Nutrition

  4. Ingleside Elementary

  1. Larchmont Elementary

  2. Larrymore Elementary

  3. Ruffner Academy

  4. ODU's Monarch Pantry

Amazon Wishlist Donations:

If you or someone you know would like to ship donations directly to the University, we would be delighted. You may select items from the Amazon Wishlist to be shipped directly to Old Dominion University's Monarchs Give Back Campaign.

Questions? For more information, please contact Kim Early or Fred Tugas.

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