Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Community Service and Philanthropy 11/1

One of the four pillars of Greek life is Service. Give back to the Lawrence community and support your fellow Greeks by joining in on one of the Community Service or Philanthropic events below! 

1.      Service Opportunities:
a.      Kennedy Elementary School-Parent Teacher Conferences: November 9th (shifts from 3:30pm-7:00pm) & 10th (shifts from 8:20am-6:20pm). Help elementary students with crafts and other fun activities while their parents meet the teachers. Contact: Christie Van Allen at phacommservice@ku.edu
b.      Alternative Spring Breaks: March 17th-25th apply by Friday, November 11th. Volunteer with fellow KU students for different organizations all over the US! Apply online at www.kualternativebreaks.com
c.       The Office of Multicultural Affairs presents The Tunnel of Oppresion: November 15th (shifts from 5:30pm-8:30pm), 16th (shifts from 10:00am-5:30pm), & 17th (shifts from 10:00am-5:30pm). You can be a tour guide, actor/actress, set-up/tear down. Contact: Barbara Hillman (b363h874@ku.edu) or Brad Turnbull (bturnbull@ku.edu)
d.      CLO’s Midnight Farms near Baldwin City: Volunteer at your convenience to work with individuals with disabilities, help walk horses, etc. Contact: Stephanie Wilson at (785)865-5520 or visit their website at http://www.midnight-farm.org/volunteer2.html
2.      Philanthropic Events:
a.      Alpha Delta Pi: Support the Armed Forces with donations (food, entertainment, hygiene products, and clothing). November 1st-December 5th. Contact: mdryton@ku.edu(more info.)
b.      Sigma Delta Tau and Tau Kappa Epsilon present Have Your Cake and ∑∆T it TOO!: November 15th & 16th (Wescoe Beach from 10:00am-2:00pm) and November 16th (Jayhawk CafĂ© from 10:00pm-12:30am). $1 cupcakes and pinwheels. All the proceeds from the event go to Prevent Child Abuse in America.

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