Fall Into Service will take place on Saturday, September 22, 2018!
Start the academic year engaged in your community. Fall into Service! Join us to learn about and contribute to organizations that are doing great work to strengthen our local community while building connections with others at OSU. Bond, learn, serve!
Registration will open the second week of September, so stay tuned!
- Craft 'N Care with Grace Center for Adult Day Services: Volunteers will be crafting cardstock paper with positive and happy decorations to be put into a "positivity quilt" at Grace Center | 50 volunteers | Check-In @ 8:30 AM in the SEC Plaza | Estimated Project Completion Time: 11 AM | All ages are welcome, guardian must be present for any youth participant.
- Habitat Home Build with Benton Habitat for Humanity: Volunteers will help build decent, affordable homes in partnership with families in need | 15 volunteers | Check-In @ 8:15 AM in the SEC Plaza | Estimated Campus Return Time: 3:15 PM | Ages 18+.
- Chip Ross Trail Construction with Corvallis Parks and Recreation: Volunteers will be working on trail construction at Chip Ross Park | 60 volunteers | Check-In @ 9:10 AM in the SEC Plaza | Estimated Campus Return Time: 1:20 PM | Ages 12+, guardian must be present for any youth participant.
- Fall Festival Crepe Fundraiser with the Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center: Volunteers will help make and sell crepes at the Corvallis Fall Festival | 3 volunteers | Check-In @ 9:20 AM in the SEC Plaza | Estimated Campus Return Time: 2:10 PM | Ages 18+.
- Pioneer Butte Restoration with the Institute for Applied Ecology: Volunteers will be moving slash from open meadows to the adjacent forest and/or be making slash piles for future burning | 75 volunteers | Check-In @ 8:50 AM | Estimated Campus Return Time: 2:40 PM | Ages 10+, guardian must be present for any youth participant.
Registration is required and will open the second week of September!
A summary of last year's event:
Last year, 79 volunteers participated in 6 different projects for a total of 228 service hours! Please find a summary of the projects below:
Produce for the People – Garden Work Party: Over 10 pounds of potatoes harvested, 6 rows of garden mulched, compost turned, pruned sunflowers, weeding completed
SAGE Garden – Set up fundraising dinner, which raises around $6,000+ for SAGE. It is their largest event of the year
Benton Habitat for Humanity – Work with Habitat for Humanity to Improve the Men’s Cold Weather Shelter: Shelter walls had oriented strand board (OSB) board removed, giant workbench/shelving unit was removed from walls, walls were painted with primer, doors were removed, demolition and framing was done for new doors, both garage doors were framed out, general sweeping/cobweb removal/cleaning, sheetrock removal
Heartland Humane Society – Craft ‘N Care: 48 dog bandanas made, ~120 catnip toys made
Meals on Wheels – Craft ‘N Care: 40 meal delivery bags and 50 placemats decorated
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