Organic grocer, community partner
Most days, Kenyatta Fleming works alone. He brings his organic produce to one of 15 independent living communities, operating as a visiting farmers market for senior citizens.
But some days, Clayton State student volunteers are there to help out. Those days are different.
“They help the seniors pick out items and bag them up,” says Fleming. “But they really do more than that. A lot of the seniors don’t get out much, and interacting with students adds excitement and energy to their day.”
The volunteer arrangement through Clayton State’s PACE program makes an indelible impression on the students, Fleming says. “A lot of them would never have that kind of interaction