Case Western Reserve University's annual Case for Community Day is offering new or expanded opportunities to give back—and the entire campus community is being challenged to participate. Registration is now open.
This year, the annual service day is being held on a new day: Friday, September 21. "We decided to host the event on a Friday to provide more faculty and students with the opportunity to participate during the Community Hour. We are seeking 500 volunteers this year and counting on the support of our campus to fulfill every volunteer request," said Latisha James, director of the Center for Community Partnerships. "Whether you choose to donate to one of the campus drives or volunteer for the day, hour or half an hour, the impact you make in someone else's life will remain for a lifetime. Please join us as a volunteer."
Case for Community Day 2007 offers more opportunities for everyone to participate in a way that works best for their schedule. That's because campus members can choose from the traditional service events, contribute to the numerous donation drives, or both.
From landscaping to helping children or the elderly to light clerical work for a neighborhood nonprofit agency, there are a variety of projects individuals or groups can do. In addition, if campus members do not have a couple of hours to donate to a specific task, there are plenty of opportunities to donate items that will benefit dozens of local agencies or programs. A few ways the campus community can give back include:
Visit the Web site to register and learn more about Case for Community Day.
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