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Community & Campus Day Of Service 2019

Description

You are invited to be part of the Seventh Annual Community & Campus Day of Service! On Saturday, April 6th, you can join together to package 28,000 pounds of food that will be delivered to local foodbanks and food pantries to be distributed to families in need throughout eastern Illinois.

Hundreds of volunteers are needed for the food packaging project as well as a number of other projects being planned to benefit the local community. Volunteers of all ages are welcome to join, and we welcome both individual and group registrations! Several volunteer shifts will be available during the day:

Non-packaging shifts:

  • Bag labeling: 9:00 am - 10:00 am (a seated activity)
  • Memorial Stadium cleanup: 1 pm - 3 pm
  • Wesley Food Pantry cleanup: 3 pm - 5 pm (at Wesley Food Pantry)
  • Full day volunteering - sign up separately as a table captain or all-day volunteer!

Food packaging shifts:

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • 10:30 am - 12:00 noon
  • 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 12:00 noon - 1:30 pm

If you would like to help out, please register for a timeslot in advance. Space is limited and this project is very popular!

If you have questions about the Food Packaging Project, you can contact us at dayofservice@cuvolunteer.org.

Final Date: 

Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 5:00pm

Related Links: 

Community & Campus Day of Service website
The final date for this opportunity has passed.

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Logistics
Is training or orientation provided?: 
Yes
All volunteers will receive necessary training at the event!
Is there an application or interview process?: 
No
Is parking available?: 
Yes
Parking is available at Lot E-14 a block away from Memorial Stadium!
Is it on a busline?: 
Yes
The 100 Yellow bus route will drop you off at First and Stadium, just a block away from Memorial Stadium.
Is the site accessible to people with disabilities?: 
Yes
Memorial Stadium is fully wheelchair accessible, and a variety of volunteer activities are available, including sedentary activities.
Is transportation provided?: 
No
Is special clothing or equipment needed?: 
Yes
For your safety, please wear closed-toe shoes.
Is food provided?: 
No
Is this opportunity eligible for individuals required to complete disciplinary community service?: 
Yes
Contact dayofservice@cuvolunteer.org to confirm volunteer hours.

Organization Information

Appropriate Ages

  • Young Children (5-10)
  • Adolescents (11-13)
  • Teenagers (14-17)