March 24th, 2015

Spring Clean Ups!

  -Save the Date for the annual Spring Thaw Out, on April 10th from 3:00-5:00 pm and April 11th from 9:00-11:00 am, where students can take part in a variety of volunteer opportunities in the Lewisburg area. Please visit here for more information! -Lewisburg Neighborhoods Corporation needs volunteers for the River Town Team Spring Clean Up on Saturday, March 28, from 2 to 4pm at Kidsburg Playground in Hufnagle Park This clean up will take advantage of the window of opportunity between when the snow melts and the plants start to leaf out. It will be the perfect time to […]

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March 16th, 2015

Spring Clean Ups! Empty Bowls!

  On March 19th volunteers are needed to help with setup ticket sales and clean up from the   Empty Bowls program in the Center Room (ELC). Help is needed from 9:00-10:30 am for set up, 12:00-1:00 for tickets sales help and from 6:30-8:00 pm for ticket sales and clean up help. Please contact Lynn with the time(s) you are available. – Help fight hunger by attending Empty Bowls 2015: A Focus on International Women’s Day on Thursday, March 19th. There will be two meal times, 11:30-2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in the Center Room! Hunger is everywhere; […]

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March 2nd, 2015

Keep warm by doing some service!

- On Wednesday, February 25th from 3:30-6:00 volunteers are needed to assist with food distribution for the CWC Food Pantry at located at 363 Stamm Road in Milton, PA. 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 contact Alissa at 570-428-2288 – The Eastern County Food Bank located in the Baptist Church at 51 S. 3rd Street in Lewisburg will need assistance the first and […]

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February 23rd, 2015

Save the Date! Attend Empty Bowls 2015: A Focus on International Women’s Day!

Help fight hunger by attending Empty Bowls 2015: A focus on International Women’s Day on Thursday, March 19th. There will be two meal times, 11:30-2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in the Center Room! Hunger is everywhere; locally, nationally and internationally, and this year’s event focuses on how women are disproportionately affected by this issue. Empty bowls is a collaboration of the Office of Civic Engagement, 7th Street Studio, International Student Services, Women’s Resource Center, Parkhurst Dining Services, and local restaurants. For $10, you will receive a hand-made clay bowl, bread and soup. This year’s soup donors include […]

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February 12th, 2015

Pillowcases for a good cause! Help at the Milton Food Bank! Spring Break Trips!

Learn to sew! Make a pillowcase for a great cause! Sunday February 22, 1-4pm Using colorful patterned fabric, participants will make a pillowcase to be donated to a local children’s hospital. Medical professionals and parents agree that the pillowcases lessen the anxiety that many children suffer during their stay. There is no charge to participate but all donations will be used to purchase more fun, colorful fabric! If you have fabric that you think would make a great pillowcase for a kid. Please bring it along. Contact gheuges@bucknell.edu to register. – Looking for something to do during Spring Break? We […]

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February 11th, 2015

Bucknell Brigade Cultural Dinner and Empty Bowls

Save the Date for two great fundraisers! The Bucknell Brigade is hosting its first ever Nicaraguan Cultural Dinner. The dinner will be held on Thursday, February 19, 2015 in Larison Dining Room. The event will take place from 6:00-8:00 pm and tickets can be purchased at the Campus Box Office ($10 Student, $15 Other). Come join us for a traditional Nicaraguan meal, catered by The Kitchen Witch, and enjoy presentations from current Brigadistas and students from the Jewish Heritage trip to Cuba. Empty Bowls 2015 will take place on March 19th with meal times at 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. […]

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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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