January 28th, 2015

Keep warm by volunteering for the Plunge or Snow Fest! Sandy Relief Trip!

- The Office of Civic Engagement is planning a spring break trip to New York to help with Super Storm Sandy recovery efforts. We will only be able to take 14 volunteers in the expedition from Saturday, March 7, to Saturday, March 14. We will be rebuilding damaged houses so that displaced families can come home. No experience is necessary. If you are interested in this trip, please consider attending an INFORMATION SESSION 4-5 pm, Thursday, January 29 in Walls Lounge. If you have additional questions, please let me know. See https://sites.google.com/a/bucknell.edu/bu_drt/SRT for more details. *Application deadline is Friday, February […]

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January 15th, 2015

Welcome Back for Spring 2015

– The Involvement and Community Service Fair will be on Wednesday, January 21st from 5:30-7:00 in the Terrace Room. Come talk to local agencies about their volunteer opportunities. – Volunteers are needed to assist with various aspects of the Polar Bear Plunge on Saturday, February 7th from 12:30-4:00 p.m. The plunge is downtown at the St. George Street ramp (5 minute walk from campus). To sign up to help please contact Lynn at lcp008@bucknell.edu and indicate if you can stay the entire time or just partial. – If you would like to jump in to the Susquehanna River and take […]

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November 11th, 2014

Holiday Programs! 100 Bowls!

- Consider putting together a Turkey and Trimmings Basket for a local family! This basket (or other sturdy container) should have items like canned vegetables, stuffing, mashed potatoes, etc. Please include enough to feed at least a family of 4. These baskets are due no later than November 18th to the Office of Civic Engagement (119 Bertrand Library). For more information please visit here.   – Like Pottery? Help at 100 Bowls! Our goal is to make 100 bowls on Saturday, November 15th from 12:00-5:00 pm for this year’s Empty Bowls Banquet in March, 2015. Empty Bowls is a nonprofit […]

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November 4th, 2014

Holiday Programs!

- Volunteers are needed on Wednesday November 5 from 4-6pm at at the CWC food pantry, located at 363 Stamm road in Milton. Please arrive 20 minutes early for a short instruction. Please wear close toe shoes and dress warm because during distribution the doors are opening a lot and it’s hard to keep the rooms warm this time of year. If anyone is interested please have them contact Alissa at 570-428-2288 – Save the Date for Turkey and Trimmings Baskets! Each year students, faculty, and staff fill baskets with Thanksgiving dinner items for local families. This year our goal […]

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October 29th, 2014

Fall Clean Ups and Holiday Programs!

- Save the Date for Turkey and Trimmings Baskets! Each year students, faculty, and staff fill baskets with Thanksgiving dinner items for local families. This year our goal is 120 baskets for local families. For more information please visit here. Also the it is that time of year for the Giving Tree!! It will go up in the Library lobby November 10th! Visit here for more Giving Tree information. -The Merrill Linn Conservancy and Union County Historical Society are having a fall cleanup at the Dale/Engle/Walker property at 1471 Strawbridge Rd on Nov 1 from 9am-noon.  Please sign up by […]

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October 22nd, 2014

Holiday Programs! Fall Clean Ups!

- Save the Date for Turkey and Trimmings Baskets! Each year students, faculty, and staff fill baskets with Thanksgiving dinner items for local families. This year our goal is 120 baskets for local families. For more information please visit here. Also the it is that time of year for the Giving Tree!! It will go up in the Library lobby November 10th! Visit here for more Giving Tree information.-The Merrill Linn Conservancy and Union County Historical Society are having a fall cleanup at the Dale/Engle/Walker property at 1471 Strawbridge Rd on Nov 1 from 9am-noon.  Please sign up by October […]

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October 14th, 2014

Welcome Back from Fall Break!

The Lewisburg Prison Project is planning a fall Highway clean-up on Saturday October 18th, 10:30am, plan on 2 hours of volunteering. Meet at Dunkin Donuts, at the corner of HWY 15 and North 4th Street (before you get to the Weis, Dunkin Donuts is on the right hand side, 1 mile north of campus on HWY 15). Please wear warm, basic clothes as they might get a bit muddy/dirty. Gloves, vests and bags will be provided.  Free Dunkin Donuts for helping! Contact: Ariana Stuhl, arianastuhl@windstream.net, 570-523-1104. -The Lewisburg Community Garden has additional volunteer hours! Volunteer hours are Mondays from 10:00 […]

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September 30th, 2014

Highway clean ups, Lewisburg Community Garden!

Outrun some zombies during the  Zombie Run 5K Race!  Can you outrun a zombie pack? The Zombie Run will be heldon Sunday, October 5th at Hufnagle Park.All proceeds go to the Lewisburg Community Garden! Sign up here. Questions, contact Kevin Kevin Zuidervliet at kz006@bucknell.edu. -Kids of the Kingdom Day School at Faith Lutheran Church in Lewisburg (on 45 across from Brookpark Village) needs volunteers for the events listed below. All volunteers must have all of their clearances. October 10th (Friday)  from 9:30 am – 1:00 pm — Trike-a-thon Fundraiser (volunteers to supervise and a DJ are needed!), October 17th from […]

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September 23rd, 2014

Katrina Relief Trip! Work Study jobs!

– Do you have federal work study funds that you would like to earn working for a local non-profit? There are positions working with children, at local action agencies, libraries and more! To find more about this exciting program, please visit here or email Jess Carney at jsc027@bucknell.edu   – Apply for the Katrina Recovery Winter Break Trip! Students will travel to New Orleans from Bucknell University on January 5th and return to campus on the 12th. The group will stay at the Camp Hope Volunteer center and work with the St. Bernard Project. Other outings to the French Quarter, […]

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September 16th, 2014

Zombies! Opportunities with Children! Races!

Like us on Facebook! Help the Bucknell University Office of Civic Engagement get to 450 likes! – The Bucknell Brigade 5th annual 5k race is just around the corner! is just around the corner! Saturday, September 20 at Hufnagle Park, Lewisburg. Registration begins at 9 am, race begins at 10 am. You can pre-register for the race in the LC mall from September 15-September 19, 11am-1pm, or follow this link. Preregistration price is $15, or you can register the day of the race for $20. A Bucknell Brigade water bottle is included with registration! All proceeds from the race benefit a […]

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