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Hundreds expected to volunteer during COW

  • group of people standing in two rows outside
  • group of people around table cleaning and organizing, some smaller kids
  • group of people in front of Tigers baseball stadium in Lakeland, Florida.

Posted on March 14, 2019

Hundreds of Lakers are expected to participate in the 10th annual Community Outreach Week, set for March 23-30.

Sponsored by the Alumni Association and the Community Service Learning Center, groups or individuals can volunteer to assist an existing project or create a new project that other Lakers can join. Nearly 40 projects throughout the country are posted online at

Individuals who volunteer during COW can record their activity hours on the website.

Last year, more than 700 volunteers participated. Chris Barbee, director of Alumni Relations, said it was a record setting year for number of regional clubs hosting events and more students volunteering than ever before.

Learn more at