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Community Service

LogoAll of the Princeton Eating Clubs engage in community service projects. Each club has one or more Community Service Chairs who are members of the Community Service Interclub Council (CSICC). The CSICC has a dinner meeting each month hosted at a difference club each month.

In 2014, the CSICC launched Princeton TruckFest, a spring event for the university and the town when Prospect Street is closed and lined with foodtrucks to support local service organizations. In 2014, TruckFest donated over $20,000 to the Mercer Street Friends “Send Hunger Packing” program; in 2015, TruckFest donated over $25,000 to “Send Hunger Packing” and to the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen. Plans are in the works for TruckFest 2016 to be even bigger. For more more information on TruckFest, go to

In October 2015, the CSICC launched Trick-or-Feed, a charity event hosted as part of Princetoween that raised over $7,500 plus non-perishable donations for the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen.

In addition to the interclub efforts, each club engages in other service projects throughout the year.

The clubs presented their annual reports to the Princeton Prospect Foundation in February 2018.  The reports detailed a wide variety of impressive new initiatives spearheaded by the clubs, read on to learn more about them below. Sustainability Sustainability and decreasing the environmental impact of the clubs is the central focus of many new initiatives of the University’s […]

The sun was shining and warm weather greeted university students and local residents as they arrived at Princeton TruckFest 2017, which hosted 16 food trucks, a larger number than previous years, and earned a net profit of over $25,000. This year’s truck lineup included the Feed Truck, Fork in the Road, Kona Ice, Maddalena’s Cheesecake, […]

Reflections on the work of the CSICC and the University Service and Civic Engagement Task Force Report by Jennifer Liu ‘16 My name is Jennifer Liu and I am a senior in the Woodrow Wilson School and a member of the Princeton Quadrangle Club. For the past two years, I have been a member of […]

The Eating Clubs of Princeton hosted their third annual TruckFest food truck festival on Prospect Avenue on Saturday, April 16th.  The event was a huge success and donated $33,000 to Meals on Wheels of Mercer County and Send Hunger Packing Princeton. Trucks lined up along Prospect Avenue and live entertainment kept the 5,000 hungry students […]

    Princeton TruckFest was the first joint fundraiser ever hosted by all eleven of Princeton’s Eating Clubs, and it raised over $20,000 for Send Hunger Packing, a collaboration between the Mercer Street Friends Food Bank and the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen, which provides low-income schoolchildren with nutritious meal packs for the weekends. Prospect Avenue […]

Community Service Chairs met this month at Cannon Club – thank you, Cannon!  One of the fun aspects of our monthly meetings is having the chance to sample the cuisine of each of the different clubs. Cannon has an amazing menu and you can order just like you’re at Wawa, from an incredible list of […]