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 am- 12:00 pm, Tuesdays/Thursdays from 4:00 pm- 7:00 pm. Interested contact Kevin at kz006@bucknell.edu.

Kids of the Kingdom Day School at Faith Lutheran Church in Lewisburg (on 45 across from Brookpark Village) needs volunteers on October 17th from 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. — Parent’s Night Out (volunteers to play with the children–there will also be a teacher present). Volunteers must have their clearances.

Wild Goose Farm is looking for volunteers help with their Fun Day at the Farm this upcoming Sunday, Oct 19th from 12-5pm.  Volunteers will help at one of the outdoor game stations, to direct parking, or to help at the information table.  Set up and orientation to the place is Friday from 4-6pm for those who can make it.  The farm is 6 miles from campus out Rt 45 just past Ards.  If you are interested, email wildgoosefarmpa@gmail.com.

– Help with the Million Pillow Case Project! This Sunday, October 19, 12-4pm at the Craft Center.  Learn to use a sewing machine while making fun, colorful pillowcases for children with cancer.  Claudia Masemola ’15 will lead students through the step-by-step process of making pillowcases using donated fabric and a sewing machine. Pillowcases will be donated to local organizations that work with children.
To participate please email Gretchen gheuges@bucknell.edu.

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.

Apply for the Katrina Recovery Winter Break Trip. Participants 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. The St. Bernard Project continues to help families return to their homes and students will be doing construction work. Other outings to the French Quarter, and local attractions will be included. Students are also required to attend 2 mini-curriculums in November. The cost of the trip is $650 and includes airfare, transportation, housing, and most meals. No student will be turned away based on an inability pay; subsidies are available. Apply online here: https://sites.google.com/a/bucknell.edu/krt/applications
Questions? Contact Stacey Sommerfield at sns004@bucknell.edu

 

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