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Spring 2017

National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week 2017: April 23-29, 2017

Monday, April 24

Volunteer VCU Connections
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Commons Plaza
Stop by the Plaza to learn more about organizations at VCU that promote service to the Richmond community. Enjoy a treat and make connections!

Volunteer VCU: Youth and Education
Commonwealth Ballroom B, University Student Commons
10 - 11 a.m.
Learn more about where and how to volunteer with local youth programs, and hear from featured organizations.
Noon - 2 p.m.
Join us for a drop-in service project benefitting local community organizations.

 

Tuesday, April 25

Volunteer VCU: Hunger and Homelessness
Commonwealth Ballroom B, University Student Commons
10 - 11 a.m.
Learn more about where and how to volunteer with local hunger and homelessness programs, and hear from featured organizations. Noon - 2 p.m.
Join us for a drop-in service project benefitting local community organizations.

Doing Better at Doing Good Lunch ‘n Learn
Virginia Rooms A/B, University Student Commons
Noon - 1 p.m.
Join us for a conversation about ways to successfully connect yourself or your organization to community service. You bring your ideas, and we will bring pizza!

 

Wednesday, April 26

Volunteer VCU: Health and Wellness

Commonwealth Ballroom B, University Student Commons
2 - 3 p.m.
Learn more about where and how to volunteer with local health programs, and hear from featured organizations.
3 - 5 p.m.
Join us for a drop-in service project benefitting local community organizations.

 

Thursday, April 27

Volunteer VCU: Environment and Animal Rescue
Commonwealth Ballroom B, University Student Commons
10 - 11 a.m.
Learn more about where and how to volunteer with local environment and animal programs, and hear from featured organizations.
Noon - 2 p.m.
Join us for a drop-in service project benefitting local community organizations. Bring an old t-shirt for this project making dog toys for BARK.

Young Aces Open
VCU’s Mary and Frances Youth Center
120 S. Linden Street
Various shifts between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Volunteer in this annual tennis competition and healthy lifestyle event for Richmond Public elementary students. For more information, visit:

www.community.vcu.edu

 

 

Fall 2017

Into the Streets

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Be a part of a nation wide effort and give one half day of service to improve the Richmond community. Approximately 350 students volunteer on teams with local nonprofit agencies. Some of the past projects have included working with children, providing extra hands at the local food bank, landscaping, painting, and more.

Check back for Into the Streets 2017 information. 

 

 

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

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Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week brings greater attention to the difficulties that the hungry and homeless face on a daily basis and helps to promote the national endeavor to end hunger and homelessness.

Check back for Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week 2017 information.