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November

5

American Red Cross Blood Drive
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Kappa Alpha Order will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, November 5 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the CMAC inside the Jane P. Batten Student Center. Sign up to donate blood online at www.redcrossblood.org; scheduled blood donors will complete the donation process in about an hour. Walk-ins are welcome as space is available. Volunteers are needed at registration and at the canteen on the day of the drive. Volunteers may sign up in the Office of Community Service for one-hour shifts during the drive. For more information, contact Diane Hotaling with the Office of Community Service at dhotaling@vwc.edu.» More

5

Cooking for Kids
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Help impact hunger with the food preparation program "Cooking for Kids" on Wednesday, November 5 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Boyd Dining Center's kitchen. Child nutrition is a real issue in our communities and ending childhood hunger is a major priority of our Foodbank. Help assemble a meal that will feed children as part of the Kids Café network after-school program. Sign up in the Community Service office. For more information, contact Director of Community Service Diane Hotaling at dhotaling@vwc.edu.» More

14

Tea Talk and Tutorial
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Meet study abroad returnees and international students, learn something new and enjoy a hot cup of coffee/tea and a sweet or savory treat at the "Tea Talk and Tutorial" on Friday, November 14 from 2-3:30 p.m. in the Princess Anne Room inside the Boyd Dining Center. Open to VWC students, faculty and staff. This is a recurring event that takes place on the second Friday of each month at 2 p.m. (locations and topics subject to change). Hosted by the offices of Student Activities, Career Services and International and Intercultural Programs. For more information, contact Lena Johnson at 757.455.3113 or ljohnson@vwc.edu.

19

Cooking for Kids
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Help impact hunger with the food preparation program "Cooking for Kids" on Wednesday, November 19 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Boyd Dining Center's kitchen. Child nutrition is a real issue in our communities and ending childhood hunger is a major priority of our Foodbank. Help assemble a meal that will feed children as part of the Kids Café network after-school program. Sign up in the Community Service office. For more information, contact Director of Community Service Diane Hotaling at dhotaling@vwc.edu.» More

December

3

Cooking for Kids
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Help impact hunger with the food preparation program "Cooking for Kids" on Wednesday, December 3 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Boyd Dining Center's kitchen. Child nutrition is a real issue in our communities and ending childhood hunger is a major priority of our Foodbank. Help assemble a meal that will feed children as part of the Kids Café network after-school program. Sign up in the Community Service office. For more information, contact Director of Community Service Diane Hotaling at dhotaling@vwc.edu.» More

January

11 - 18

Ninth Annual On-Campus Winter Homeless Shelter
Be part of something bigger than yourself by volunteering for the Ninth Annual On-Campus Winter Homeless Shelter, January 11-18. In partnership with Portsmouth Volunteers for the Homeless, VWC student, faculty and staff volunteers will band together to provide homeless men and women with hot meals, fun activities and a secure, warm place to sleep. Volunteers help prepare and serve evening meals, socialize, provide overnight security, make new friends, and learn first hand about the root causes of homelessness. Volunteer sign ups are now open in the Office of Community Service. Volunteer orientations will be held Nov. 20 at 11 a.m. OR Nov. 24 at 4:30 p.m. (Location TBD). For more information, contact Director of Community Service Diane Hotaling at 757.455.3216 or dhotaling@vwc.edu.» More

February

25

American Red Cross Blood Drive
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Kappa Alpha Order will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, February 25 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the CMAC inside the Jane P. Batten Student Center. Sign up to donate blood online at www.redcrossblood.org; scheduled blood donors will complete the donation process in about an hour. Walk-ins are welcome as space is available. Volunteers are needed at registration and at the canteen on the day of the drive. Volunteers may sign up in the Office of Community Service for one-hour shifts during the drive. For more information, contact Diane Hotaling with the Office of Community Service at dhotaling@vwc.edu.» More

April

22

American Red Cross Blood Drive
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Kappa Alpha Order will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, April 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the CMAC inside the Jane P. Batten Student Center. Sign up to donate blood online at www.redcrossblood.org; scheduled blood donors will complete the donation process in about an hour. Walk-ins are welcome as space is available. Volunteers are needed at registration and at the canteen on the day of the drive. Volunteers may sign up in the Office of Community Service for one-hour shifts during the drive. For more information, contact Diane Hotaling with the Office of Community Service at dhotaling@vwc.edu.» More

Other Opportunities to Serve

Be the first to learn about new volunteer opportunities: Read the Community Service e-bulletin when it comes to your box the first of each month!

  • ACCESS High School Mentoring, preparing students for college
  • American Red Cross Blood Drives
  • Circle K Neighborhood Tutoring
  • Cooking for Kids and Cooking for Kids To Go!
  • Marlins Make a Difference Days
  • Habitat for Humanity Workdays
  • SEAL (Student Environmental Awareness League), Oyster Restoration, Campus Recycling, Regular Waterway and Campus Clean ups
  • Community Service College Work Study Program

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