CARE Services thrives off of support from the community. Community members and KSU Employees can support CARES in a variety of ways from donations to volunteering. Check out the regular opportunities below to see how you can help us make an impact. 

  • With three easy steps, you can link your Kroger Rewards Card to benefit CARE Services at KSU!

    1- Sign in or create a Kroger Plus Account

    2- Search Kennesaw State University under the Community Rewards tab

    3- Select "Kennesaw State University Foundation INC- CARE" and Save

  • Recycle your plastic bottles and aluminum cans at Coca-Cola's Reverse Vending Machines, ending Machines, located in multiple locations on KSU's campuses.
  • Organize a donation drive for your organization or community.

    donate to our pantry
  • Purchase students' wish list items on our Amazon registry for the holidays and/or graduation.

    adopt a student

Become a Registered Visitor

Attend a volunteer training session to become a registered volunteer with CARE Services. Our registered volunteers help restock the pantries, move in our ASCEND students, assist with greeting, set up, and take down at CARE signature events, and other year-long opportunities. 



CARE Mentor

CARE Mentors are paired with CARE students to build long-term relationships outside of college. They will meet on a regular basis and engage outside of CARE event to develop a connection that will last a lifetime. Trained volunteers can be invited to become CARE Mentors after volunteering with CARE Services for an extended period of time. 

CARE Campus Champion

A CARE Campus Champion is a campus-based advocate who serves as an extension of CARE Services. CCCs help the CARE Team connect with a greater number of students in poverty on campus, thus providing services and resources to students In need. Champions serve a critical role in the process of thriving and positivity for students going through hardships.