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If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one. ~ Mother Teresa

Monday, April 20, 2009

Happy Volunteer Recognition Week! (April 20-24)

THANK YOU!! Gracias! Xie xie! Dankie! Wa'-do! Danke schön! Shukran! Domo arigato! Kamsahamnida! Spasibo! Grazie! Merci beaucoup!

This academic year, over 1,532 volunteers have provided over 13,070 hours of community service! According to the value of your service, you provided about $264,702.94 worth of important work!

If YOU have been a part of any service activities on or off campus this school year, stop by the OCS (CE 375) THIS WEEK to pick up a FREE GIFT! Come see us anytime between 8am-5pm; we're located in Campus and Community Life in the Campus Center CE 370. Also, be sure to check out a commemorative video that will be posted to this Blog before the close of this semester!

So, from IUPUI, to all students and staff who have given their time to volunteer and support the community... “THANK YOU!”

Thanks again for all you have done! You are APPRECIATED!

Yours in service and gratitude,
The Office of Community Service

Here’s a snapshot of the amazing things IUPUI Volunteers have accomplished in 2008-2009:

181 IUPUI volunteers participated in community service through their learning communities.

1037 IUPUI volunteers participated in at least one large scale service event such as the IUPUI Day of Caring, The Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service, Senator Bayh Leadership Summit, Service and the City, Global Youth Service Day, Color Your City, and the Cesar Chavez Day of Service.

50 IUPUI volunteers participated in our Alternative Breaks experiences to places such as Cincinnati, OH; Atlanta, GA; Soddy-Daisy, TN; Kansas City, MO; and Eustis, FL, and served in causes related to children, poverty, the environment, hunger, homelessness, and disability awareness.

159 IUPUI volunteers participated in Jaguars in the Streets, volunteering their time with local agencies dedicated to Indiana’s senior citizens, environment, youth, poverty, and other important issues.

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