Volunteer Opportunity: SOAR Program - Autism Walk & Fair
Wed, August 17, 2011The (SOAR) Program is sponsoring an Autism Walk & Fair on September 17, 2011 (registration begins at 9 a.m.; walk begins at 10 a.m.; fair will follow walk. Volunteers are needed. If you are interested in hosting a table or volunteering for this wonderful event, contact Dr. Christie Sworen-Parise, firstname.lastname@example.org.
United Way's Healthy Food Drive Now through Wed. Aug. 31
Wed, August 17, 2011As part of the United Way's 17th annual Day of Caring, Marywood University is joining with the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties to hold a healthy food drive from now through Wednesday, August 31. Demand at area food pantries is up by at least 35 percent, but the amount of food available is dropping. We can all help and make a difference. Although we and the United Way will be grateful for any food donation, we have been asked to focus on collecting the following items: canned vegetables (especially low sodium) canned meats (such as tuna in water, chicken, etc.) Please make sure that whatever you donate is non-perishable, non-expired, and in non-breakable containers. Please bring your donations to: Human Resources (Liberal Arts 86) Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.
Service Opportunity: St. Paul's Block Party
Wed, August 17, 2011St. Paul's, Penn Ave, Scranton is having their annual Block Party on Friday, Sept. 9, 5 - 11, Saturday, Sept. 10, from 5 - 11 and Sunday, Sept. 11, from 1 - 6 and are in need of some volunteers who would be willing to help out with children's games or the food tent. If you can volunteer some time, contact Lindsay Kolvik at email@example.com.
Marywood Recognized in Recent Edition of the Princeton Review
Wed, August 17, 2011With only 15% of the nation’s four-year colleges highlighted in the most recent edition of The Princeton Review, Marywood makes the cut as one of “America’s Best Colleges.”
Service Opportunity: Help Build Waverly Playground-Aug 24-28
Wed, August 17, 2011The Waverly Community Center (The Comm) is seeking volunteers, August 24-28, to rebuild the playground through the generous support of community volunteers, more than 150 each day. Both skilled and unskilled volunteers are needed for various roles. Volunteer shifts are being scheduled each day in 4 hour allotments beginning at 8 a.m. through 12 p.m., 12:30 - 4 p.m. and 4 - 8 p.m. Meals will be provided. Volunteers may call or email their available shift. If you have any questions or would like to volunteer call 586-8191 ext. 5 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.