Monday, March 30, 2009

The American Red Cross Presents:
Tuesday March 31st
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Provo City Council Building
351 W Center Street
Provo, UT
This event is an orientation to become a volunteer to help with local disasters, house fires, or local blood drives with the
American Red Cross.

Free pizza and refreshments will be provided.

For more info find us on
Facebook: A Social Event to Give Back,
visit or call the Red Cross Mountain Valley Chapter 801.373.8580

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

RMYL evaluation project

We are trying to make the Boys and Girls club a better place for kidsand volunteers, but we need your input. If you have ever volunteered at the Boys and Girls club in Provo please contact us. We are a class group evaluating volunteer motives and the volunteer experience at the Clubhouse. Thank you for your time.

Contact information:
*please put: Boys and Girls Club Evaluation in the subject line
*Please respond by April 1st

Thank you again.
Katrina Coffman

Monday, March 23, 2009

Students Giving Back Charity Ball

On Friday March 27th Students Giving Back will host a Charity Ball and Silent Auction from 7 to 10:30 pm at Provo City Library to benefit United Way of Utah County. Dress is formal and lots of fun will be had! Tickets are sold prior to the event at BYU and UVU for $12. They can also be purchased for $15 at the door. Dress up and get down!
For more information contact Summer at 801-691-5321.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Volunteer Week!

March 30th- April 4th
MONDAY: March 30th

Kick-Off Party 12-2 (Center Stage)
Put on by the Mentors and Student Alumni Board
*Live band (The Yarrow), Food, Prizes, 5 minute service projects, learn about service opportunities in Utah county.

TUESDAY: March 31st
Humanitarian Projects 11am-2pm (Art Wall)
Put on by the LDSSA
*Come join us in between your classes to work on various humanitarian projects.

Adopt-A-Grandparent 6pm (Meet in SC101)
Put on by Tennis Club
*Enjoy an evening with the elderly.

WEDNESDAY: April 1st

Blood Drive (sign up in SC 101)
10am-3pm in Ballroom Commons
*Your blood is needed and you can help save a life.

THURSDAY: April 2nd

“SOUP” POSIUM: soup night 6pm (Ballroom)
Put on by the PR Firm & Clubs
*Join us to learn more about hunger in Utah County and enjoy a bowl of soup. Buy Tickets at campus connection for $3 or $5 at the door. All proceeds go to the Food and Care Coalition.

FRIDAY: April 3rd

Dan Peterson Field Day 12-3pm (SC 101)
Put on by CAL & Service Council
*Help put on a carnival for children with varying disabilities. Sign up in SC 101 and shuttle will leave every hour starting at 11:30.

SATURDAY: April 4th

Adopt-A-Highway Clean-Up 8am
Put on by UVUSA & Kappa Sigma
*Come join us to clean up a 2 mile stretch on Geneva Road. Breakfast will be provided.
Meet at Lake Side Park (400 S & Geneva Rd. Orem)

Adopt a Grandparent

Friday March 28, 9:45 AM.
Meet at SC 101
We'll go to the Golden Living Assisted Living Center.
We will do a small service project with the residents.
It's always a great time!

2nd Annual Benefit SUNRISE OVER AFRICA Gala & Silent Auction

Come join us in this second annual benefit fundraiser for the children in Africa. All proceeds will benefit the Ssejinja Children's Foundation!

Date: Thursday, March 26th, 2009
Venue: Noah’s
Address: 644 N. 2000 W., Lindon, UT

Ticket Price: $50

Time: 6:00pm

Purpose of the Gala: Purchase of medical and maternity equipment for Children clinic in Bira Uganda

Chief auctioneer: Steve Berry
Entertainment: Provided by African Dance Group
Dinner: Catered by Marvolus Catering
Gala Resevervations: Call Ssejinja Childrens Foundation at (801) 785-7252
Or you can buy your tickets on our website:

Monday, March 16, 2009

Service Council Applications

Applications for the 2009-2010 Student Service Council are now available at SC 101. The application is due Friday April 10th.

Monday, March 9, 2009

Service President Application

Applications for the 2009-2010 Student Service Council President are being accepted until Mon. March 30th, 2009.

Pick up a packet at the Volunteer and Service-Learning Center, SC 101.
The application packet is now avalable at


Looking for a fun Spring Break Trip! Join the Service Council on our annual SPRING SERVICE EXPEDITION!!

Where: Zion National Park
When: Wednesday March 18th-Friday March 20th

Besides having a lot of fun, we will be helping the park with trail restoration projects. If you are interested, please contact:

Carly Duncan: 558.1315

Colby Manscill: 636.9509

Spaces are limited so hurry and sign up! $50 non-refundable deposits are due by Wednesday, March 4th to the Center for Service and Learning, SC 101.

Hope to see you there!

Habitat for Humanity Benefit Show

Come enjoy great night of comedy while giving to a good cause! Habitat for Humanity of Utah County will be hosting a benefit show night with Comedy Sportz on Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 8:30 p.m. at the Tahitian Noni Auditorium located at 5151 North 300 West, Provo. Tickets are 8.00 and can be purchased at the door (check or cash). Proceeds will assist with the local Habitat affiliate's affordable housing efforts.

Monday, March 2, 2009

Furniture Donations

An Iraqi family has been accepted for resettlement in the US. They are coming to Utah the middle of March and are in need of some gently used furniture for their apartment. They have three children and will be living in a 2 bedroom apartment. Anything you may have to contribute will be greatly appreciated. Please contact Dr. Laura Hamblin at 863-8774 for more information or to let her know that you have furniture you can donate.