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FYE Community Service Projects

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2012-2013

LC1         Operation Christmas Child

LC2         Provided childcare for a Foster Parent meeting

LC5         Operation Christmas Child

LC6         Operation Christmas Child

LC7         Operation Christmas Child

LC9         Operation Christmas Child

LC10       Held a food drive for Baptist Center

LC11       Concert for local retirement community

LC12       Served at the YMCA and Hospitality House Store

LC13       Spent an afternoon with the kids at the Boys & Girls Club

LC14       Developed and carried out an on-campus cold/flu awareness campaign

LC15       Collected and distributed food at Jesus in the Park

LC16       Washed and walked animals at the Floyd County Animal shelter

LC17       4 teams, one project each

LC18       Assisted with National Alliance on Mental Illness Walk

LC19       Assisted with National Alliance on Mental Illness Walk

2011-2012

LC 1 – Completed first-hand archives work for Shorter

LC 2 – Hosted dinner & game night to Open Door Home

LC 3 – Volunteered with Jesus in the Park (food distribution event)

LC 4 – Put on a Fall Festival that raised funds for St. Jude’s

LC 5 – Participated in SIFE’s canned food drive

LC 6 – Completed a river clean up with local non-profit

LC7 volunteering for Jesus in the Park

LC 7 – Volunteered with Jesus in the Park (food distribution event)

LC 8 – Planned clean-up at Paradise Gardens but cancelled for weather

LC 9 – Volunteered with Jesus in the Park (food distribution event)

LC 10 – Hosted a guest speaker on campus about importance of voting

LC 11 – Volunteered with local Christian concert

LC 12 – Provided holiday gifts for needy families

LC 13 – Provided holiday food for needy families

LC 14 – Organized breast cancer awareness basketball fundraiser

LC 15 hosted a princess tea party for needy children

 LC 15 – Hosted a princess tea party for needy children

LC 16 students participated in Holiday Ball Drive for Boys & Girls Club

LC 16 – Participated in the annual Holiday Ball Drive for the Boys & Girls Club

LC17 volunteered at 5K race for red ribbon week

LC 17 – Volunteered at 5k race, stuffed packets for breast cancer,
volunteered at carnival for Red Ribbon Week

LC 18 – Planned to sing at nursing home; event delayed because timing more appropriate in spring

LC 19 – Trained to be mentors for middle school students

LC 20 – Participated in SIFE’s canned food drive

2010-2011

LC 1 – Volunteered with Rome History organizations, cemetery clean-up, etc.

LC 2 – This section did not exist. It was cancelled before the semester began. Students changed to other learning communities and completed community service projects as described.

LC 3 – Four groups with various service: Madden tournament and donated funds to soup kitchen, cookout donated money to Mals Pals, mentored children through local Christian nonprofit, costume contest with funds donated to soup kitchen

LC 4 – Shadowed and assisted Shorter’s food service and housekeeping employees for four hours individually

LC 5 – This section did not exist. It was cancelled before the semester began. Students changed to other learning communities and completed community service projects as described.

LC 6 – Sponsored haunted house with proceeds benefiting St. Jude’s

LC 7 – Multiple service opportunities with Optimist Club, Boys/Girls Club, and Coosa River Basin initiative

LC 8 – Volunteered with local churches to put on Veggie Tales nights for children’s ministries

LC 9 – Coordinated a charity basketball game at Shorter with $6,000 of proceeds to support breast cancer research

LC 10 – Put on a fall festival and dance for the clients of Network Day services

LC 11 –Hosted event for Open Door Home

LC 12 – Volunteered at the community kitchen

LC 13 – Sponsored a guest speaker on campus and led a campus-wide voter registration drive

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