The College of the Holy Cross adds grocery delivery program
Dec. 9—The College of the Holy Cross, in Worcester, Mass., is a primarily residential campus with 91 percent of students living in on-campus housing. With the addition of two apartment-style residence halls, Holy Cross Dining recently launched an online grocery ordering program specifically designed for students living in apartments. “Kimball to Kitchen” allows students who wish to prepare meals in their apartments the opportunity to purchase raw ingredients using their meal plan’s Dining Dollars.
Kimball to Kitchen is an easy and convenient way for students to do their shopping right on campus. Orders are placed online at the students’ convenience and picked up in the College’s main dining hall, Kimball Hall. For a student body that is highly competitive academically, committed to volunteer service in the community and comprised of 25 percent varsity athletes — convenience is key. “It’s really the best of both worlds,” says Linda Nardella, director of Holy Cross Dining. “When students are busy they still have the convenience of a traditional meal plan, but they can also experience cooking in their apartment without worrying about how to get groceries.”