A Pathway to Service
February 1, 2012
Service comes in many different forms and the definition may vary from person to person. Whether you are volunteering at Abbe Hall or Victory house,
one type of service is not necessarily better than the other because each meets a different community need. We try to offer programs that are
meaningful and it is important to recognize that every person can do their part in making our community a better place to live and learn. Take
advantage of opportunities to help others and sign up for some of our programs!
As always, feel free to e-mail us at email@example.com if you have any questions, or
would like to get involved!
Spotlight: Blood Drive - 2/6/12 and 2/7/12
Upcoming Volunteer opportunities for you
Parents Night Out
The Community Service Office is excited to announce the first PNO of the semester on February 10th! There will be tons of fun and games, as always! PNO brings local kids from low income families to campus for a night of free food, fun, games, and great role models - that's YOU! The event runs from 5:15pm until around 9:15pm, and it's important that all volunteers stay for the entire time. The kids are already pumped to come on to campus and hang out, so you should be, too! Email Karen at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to sign up!
Feel Good Friday
Each Friday the Community Service Office takes a group of volunteers to an on or off campus site for a service event. Potential events include going to Abbe Hall to work with senior citizens or to Volunteers of America where volunteers spend their time with kids in the Lehigh Valley. Trips generally last from 3-5pm, and the next trips will take place on 2/3 and 2/17. This is a great opportunity to volunteer and brighten someone elses day. To sign up now e-mail email@example.com with the subject: Feel Good Friday
We have a number of trips to Victory House Menís Shelter this semester. Trips generally last from 5-7pm, and are a fun opportunity to exercise your creative culinary genius. The next trips will take place on 2/6, 2/15 and 2/17. To sign up now e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject: Victory House, because these trips fill up fast!
The Vagina Monologues at Lehigh University
The Vagina Monologues is back! All proceeds will be donated to Turning Point of the Lehigh Valley and the women and girls of Haiti to provide support
services to survivors of gender violence.
Change the Beat - Step Competition
LUís Finest, together with ACCC, BSU and LSU, would like to invite you to be a part of our inaugural Change the Beat Step Competition and help us raise
funds for Turning Point of Lehigh Valley.
Blue Mountain and Habitat for Humanity
On Thursday February 16th from 4pm Ė 10pm, Blue Mountain and Habitat for Humanity are partnering for a night of skiing and snowboarding under the stars.
For folks who live/work/attend school in the Lehigh Valley (this is everyone on campus Ė faculty, staff and students!), lift tickets are only $15!
All you need to do is bring an ID that proves you reside, work, or attend school in the Valley.
Yvette M. Palmer Purple Pinkie 5K Run/Walk
The Yvette M. Palmer Purple Pinkie 5K Run/Walk will be on Sunday, April 22, 2012 at DeSales University. Registration begins at 9am, race starts at 10am.
All proceeds from this event will go to PolioPlus to help eradicate Polio world wide. This event is sponsored by the DeSales University Rotaract Club
and Rotary District 7430. At our first race last year, we rose $5,000 for PolioPlus and we hope to top that this year!
Donegan Elementary School Looking for Volunteers
Interested in getting involved with children, doing community service, and gaining teaching experience? Due to a complete loss of funding for after school
programming, Donegan Elementary School is looking for volunteers to run and assist with after school programs. Volunteers can be individuals, groups, clubs,
or organizations. Your task would be to plan and implement an after school program on a weekly basis. Programs can be based on volunteers' skills and interests.
We are seeking a wide array of programs to provide enrichment and life experiences for the elementary school students!
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