Nourish the Community

woman passing food to youth

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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OttoTHON! For the Kids!

Erica Daley with 4 other OttoTHON volunteers

Erica Daley ‘24 was a member of this year’s OttoTHON Leadership Program. First year students raise money, advertise, promote, and organize OttoTHON–a 12 hour dance marathon that benefits the children at Upstate Golisano Hospital. Erica said, “I am so thankful for the opportunity to collaborate with other dedicated first year students to help the children…

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Get Spooky for the Zoo

Come dressed in costume and lend a helping hand at the zoo on themed weekends throughout October: Oct 9 & 10 – Animals October 16 & 17 – Witches & Wizards October 23 & 24 – Super Hero October 30 & 31 – Your favorite costumes! Volunteers are needed to help with a cemetery clue…

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Get Involved Ottothon

Lindy Melegari being held up by 3 friends, all are wearing orange tshirts and face masks

Engineering student, Lindy Melegari ‘22 coordinated the finances for Ottothon. Lindy worked on the budget and helped push fundraisers to raise money for the kids on the day of the event as well as the months leading up to the event. “I have always enjoyed participating in Ottothon since my freshman year! It is always…

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