Thompson Scholars Days of Service

What are Thompson Scholars Days of Service?

Thompson Scholars Days of Service are opportunities for students that are current Thompson Scholars to participate in community service. These days of service will include on-campus events and off-campus opportunities.

A Thompson Scholar is a student who receives one of the following scholarships:

  • The Thompson University Preparatory Academy Scholarship
  • The Thompson Working Families Scholarship
  • The Thompson Working Families Achiever Scholarship
  • The Thompson Working Families Transfer Student Scholarship
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Thompson Scholars Days of Service Projects

Projects may include:

  • Decorating paper bags for Kids Food Basket
  • Upcycling t-shirts into dog toys for the Humane Society
  • Making cards for children in the hospital, seniors, and soldiers
  • Making Bravery Bracelets for the Children's Advocacy Center
  • Affirmation bookmarks for SLD Read
  • Teacher appreciation cards
  • Positivity Pebbles for Blandford Nature Center

Thompson Scholars Days of Service Dates

Fall 2023 Semester


Service Activity & Community Partner





Students will volunteer with the Hispanic Center of West Michigan, assisting with food donations. Transportation provided. Limited spots available.

3:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Hispanic Center of West Michigan

Thompson Scholars Day of Service Registration

Thompson Scholar Facing Away
Thompson Scholar Giving Juice
Four Scholars Walking at Service

Non-Profit Organization Volunteer Organizations



Link to Volunteer Page

Link to Organization Website

Blandford Nature Center

"The mission of Blandford is to engage and empower our community through enriching experiences in nature. Our vision is a thriving, diverse community that supports a healthy, natural world."

Kids Food Basket

"We nourish children living at or near the poverty level with critical evening meals to level the playing field for their academic achievement. Equipping children and families with greater access to fresh, locally grown food can help us build a more vibrant, healthier West Michigan."


Additionally, you can stop in the office (KC 1110) for paper bags to decorate for their Sack Suppers.

The Humane Society of West MI

"To promote the humane treatment and responsible care of animals in West Michigan through education, example, placement, and protection."

IKUS: Indian Trails Camp

"ITC gives campers the ability to choose which activities they want to engage in no matter what their abilities are. It’s also because of our enthusiastic and energetic staff, who support and encourage campers as they challenge themselves."

Replenish of GVSU

"Replenish is an on campus, Grand Valley State University food resource, developed to support students."

The Children's Advocacy Center

"Our mission: To provide child centered prevention, advocacy, and team intervention in investigation, assessment, and treatment of child sexual abuse inclusive of all children and families."

Page last modified December 4, 2023