Volunteer and Community Service Center Updates –ama

Christie McCowen

http://www.lawrence.edu/dept/student_dean/volunteer/home.htmlComing up:
Alternative Giving Fair
December 1, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in Riverview Lounge
Come to shop for your holiday gifts: both alternative gifts (donations to worthy causes in honor of a family member or friend) and tangible gifts made by people in developing countries will be available for purchase!
There will be music and refreshments for your shopping experience!
LU student organizations will be staffing the booths and telling shoppers about the different causes that are available! Over 10 organizations will be represented.
S.O.S. — Saturday of Service:
Fox Cities Salvation Army’s League of Mercy
December 1, 10:15-11:30am
“Saturday of Service” (S.O.S.) is an ongoing Volunteer and Community Service Center program developed to enable students to participate in volunteer opportunities that fit their interests. Each event is different, without requiring commitment for future S.O.S. programs.
Bring holiday cheer to the residents of the Outagamie County Health Center’s Brewster Village.
The Salvation Army is providing the gifts.
BYO holiday cheer.

Transportation will be provided – Meet at the Wriston Turnaround at 10 a.m.

Service Council Meeting
December 4, 9:30 p.m. in Sage Hall Basement

An opportunity for students staying on campus over winter break!
The Blood Center, Wrapping Christmas Gifts
December 10 — 14 and December 17 — 21
Wrapping Christmas Gifts for the donors who come into the Blood Center as thanks for their lifesaving donation.
TIME: 10:30 — 1:30, 1:30 — 4:30, 4:30 — 6:30 on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday,
OR 7:00-10:00, 10:00-1:00 on Wednesday and Friday
LOCATION: The Blood Center 4406 Spencer Street, Appleton
CONTACT: Kathy DeGroot at kdegroot@communityblood.org or at 920-738-3131 ext. 3001
NOTE: If you are interested please commit to the entire time for the shift as this program is run completely on volunteers and they will be counting on you to come. There will be COOKIES, JUICE, and COFFEE provided for you while you have fun wrapping gifts!