“The Most Important Lessons Learned at Yale” by Kaitlyn Sabin

For the past four years, I’ve had the privilege of serving as a coordinator for Yale Hunger Heroes – the student-run soup kitchen in downtown New Haven, right next door to DESK. Each Friday and Saturday night, we made our way around the Yale dining halls, collected any leftover food, and served a free, hot meal to members of the city’s homeless and working poor communities. These weekend nights began as a way to get away from my homework for a couple hours, but they ultimately became the most important part of my Yale experience.

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