Vera House Wishlist Drive

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Get community service hours and support a local organization. Donation boxes will be outside the Honors office in the atrium of Bowne Hall, 3rd floor from March 21st through March 25th. Wishlist items include: hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, paper products, plastic utensils, shampoo & conditioner, soap, deodorant, menstrual products, hair ties, toothbrushes, lotion, toothpaste. Earn…

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Down on the Farm

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Teresa Buzzoni (Max/PC 23) began working and volunteering at Middlebush Farms over five years ago when she began raising her own herd of Jersey cattle. “The Puskas family at Middlebush allowed me to pursue my passion of cattle husbandry by teaching me and allowing me to volunteer to practice my skills and gain experience. Middlebush…

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Nourish the Community

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The Food Center, hosted at University United Methodist Church, has ongoing opportunities for volunteers throughout the year. Almost all opportunities require volunteers to work both inside and outside, and to work with the general public and other volunteers. All opportunities require hands-on active engagement, volunteers need to be engaged, on their feet and ready for…

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Community Garden Work

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Yasmin Nayrouz ‘24 helped out at a gardening event at a local church, an event sponsored by the Student Association. “This was such a great day, and I’m so glad I volunteered!” said Yasmin. “We were able to help set up a new garden at a local church, which they plan to give people in…

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Eat Your Veggies!


We are looking forward to kicking off the school year and our upcoming Slow Food events! To start the year off, we want to make everyone aware of our partnership with  Common Thread Community Farm based in Madison, NY.  Each fall, we partner with them to provide students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to support the local…

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Slow Food Drop Box Volunteers

Slow Food SU is an organization focusing on knowing where our food comes from as well as eating clean, locally, and sustainably. We are in charge of the CSA (community supported agriculture) boxes on campus. Common Thread Farms brings boxes every Thursday to campus for the students and faculty who have purchased a share. The…

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