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Volunteers needed for Day of Caring

Posted on August 29, 2011

Grand Valley volunteers are needed to lend hands during United Way's Day of Caring on Friday, September 9.

Coordinated by the Community Service Learning Center, members of the campus community are invited to participate at one of three sites, detailed below:

Morning projects, 9 a.m.-noon
• Grounds work at Blanford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave., Grand Rapids. Crews will be needed to clear viewing areas and build platforms along trails for photography or trail maintenance. Grand Valley will provide gloves and other tools, supplies provided by the site. 12 GVSU volunteers are needed; transportation will be provided to this site.

• Stuff the Bus at Hillcrest School, 1300 Lyon St., Grand Rapids. Volunteers will sort school supplies collected through the Stuff the Bus project and sort them into boxes for distribution to schools. Staff will be on hand to organize project and assist volunteers. Four volunteers are needed. Transportation will not be provided to this site.

Afternoon project, 1:30-4:30 p.m.
• Celebration on the Grand, volunteers needed to help with registration, event setup/delivery at Rosa Park Circle and Ah-Nab-Awen Park in Grand Rapids. 12 volunteers needed; transportation will be provided for this site.

To register, please click here.

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