Call for Volunteers
to Donate Spare Change and Time
Dear Penn Community,
Please contact me at (215) 898-2020 or via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org)
to volunteer for any of the programs listed below.
--Isabel Sampson-Mapp, Associate Director Faculty, Staff
and Alumni Volunteer Services, Director, Penn Volunteers in Public Service
Center for Community Partnerships
Penn VIP's Annual Penny Drive March 15-30 to benefit "Caring
About Sharing". The agency provides food,
clothing, furniture and basic life-sustaining resources to their surrounding
community. They work with youth, the elderly and single mothers and families
in need. The agency works with Philabundance, S.H.A.R.E., Greater Philadelphia
Food Bank and several other agencies to fulfill its mission.Caring About
Sharing is currently located at 500 North 39th Street. With the help of
Council-Woman Jannie L. Blackwell, they recently acquired a second building.
The building is however in need of over $2,000 in repairs. Your donations
will be designated for their building repair fund. The new facility will
provide hot meals to children, study hall/library/computer training, recreation,
a program called Doors to Dignity, a Youth Council. Please take your pennies
to the sites listed below.
Computers Needed Is your department upgrading its computers? Would
you like to donate your used computers to a worthy cause? The Center for
Community Partnerships and a group of volunteers coordinated by engineering
student David Park are working to provide computers to West Philadelphia
schools, families and nonprofits. Join us by donating your used computers
to this cause. Contact David Park at: email@example.com for additional
information and/or to donate to this program.
Books Needed We are collecting books for the University City and
the West Philadelphia Resource Boards. Please donate your new or used books
that are in good condition and are appropriate for K-8 students. Books will
be used to help stock school libraries. Bring books to the 5th floor in
room 504 of the Mellon Bank Building located at 133 South 36th Street.
Volunteer For Christmas In April Help with the repairs of 25 homes
in the West Philadelphia area that belong to elderly and low income families.
Project begins March 25th and ends on April 15th.
Mentor UCHS Students Hire them to do general office work and expose
them to their areas of interest. We have students interested in the medicine,
law, computers and much much more.
Volunteer to teach a computer class and/or basic job readiness
skills at University City High School for one or two days a week from 5:15-7
p.m. Help participants develop resumes and cover letters. Teach participants
how to do job searches on the Internet. Classes are scheduled to begin in
Haddington S.N.A.P. (Safe Neighborhoood Action Plan) needs you
to volunteer in their after-school program. Tutor reading and math.Teach
basketball, baseball, tennis or golf. The center is located at 54th Street
& Wyalusing Avenue in West Philadelphia and is open from 3-5 p.m.
|Museum Reception Desk
||Near Kress Gallery
|Wharton Executive Ed
||221 Steinberg Conf. Ctr.
||3643 Locust Walk
||Rashida Holmes/Gloria Gay
||3624 Market Street
||Outside Room 112
|Af-Am Resource Center
||3537 Locust Walk
||3451 Walnut/Rm 714
||107 Towne Building
||3340 Walnut/Rm 133
||Outside Room 527A
||120 Logan Hall
||E2, 3rd Floor
|Van Pelt Library
||Shared Catalogue Dept.
||901 Stellar Chance Labs
||203D Sansom West
||109 Stellar Chance
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