Inherent in the mission for Keiser University is service to the community. This service, which is spearheaded by Dr. Arthur and Mrs. Belinda Keiser, includes community partnerships, involvement with various constituencies, and various continuing education programs.
Miami Students Participate in the City of Sweetwater’s Annual Thanksgiving Food Packing & Distribution Event
Students from the Psychology Program and Phi Theta Kappa at the Miami campus participated in the City of Sweetwater’s Annual Thanksgiving food packing and distribution held at the Mas Canosa Youth Center. The students enjoyed being part of this event and being able to help those less fortunate in the community during the holiday season.
Lakeland Nursing Students Volunteer at the Holidays
Nursing students from the Lakeland campus volunteered at the Lakeland Presbyterian Apartments to serve Thanksgiving lunch to the residents.
eCampus Donates Money to Team of Life, Inc. for Families in Need at Thanksgiving
Online donates $500 to sponsor 14 local Fort Lauderdale families this Thanksgiving! Money was donated to Team of Life, Inc. located in Fort Lauderdale reaching those most in need.
The OOC Donates Non-Perishable Food Items to All Saints Mission for Thanksgiving
The OOC took up a collection of food items, which was taken to All Saints Mission. Father Bob feeds the homeless 365 days a year from 2-5 and it is all with donations made by the community.
Ft. Lauderdale Nursing Student Receives a Thanksgiving Dinner Basket
Stephanie Farah expressed gratitude upon receiving a Thanksgiving basket from the Nursing Department faculty. The basket contained all of the fixings to produce a Thanksgiving dinner, complete with macaroni and cheese, stuffing bread crumbs, cranberry sauces, yams, pie crusts, and more. The senior-level nursing student at Keiser University—Fort Lauderdale was gracious and excited to receive the generous donation from the KUFTL faculty.
The campus conducted two very successful goodwill efforts just in time for Thanksgiving. First, the traditional Thanksgiving Basket Give-a-way event was held. Over the last 5 years, the campus departments have worked together to provide items for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner; this year, 14 students received a basket to enjoy with their families. Second, the All Saints Mission has always been a great partnership and a big supporter of Keiser University. This year, thanks to a dress down day, the campus was able to donate approximately 474 nonperishable food items (over 10 boxes) to the Soup Kitchen.
Port St. Lucie Presented the Harvest Food and Outreach Center with Donations
The Port St. Lucie campus presented the Harvest Food and Outreach Center with an $81 donation, along with a bin full of food for their annual Thanksgiving drive.
The Latin America Campus Went on Their Annual Mission Trip
Latin American Campus students went on their traditional yearly Mission Trip to reach out to the neediest communities in the area. On this occasion, they reached out to more than 100 families in La Cruz Verde community in the city of Masatepe. They organized several activities for the families and provided them with basic supplies such as food packages, clothing, and toys.