May Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer to Work for Alumni Weekend. Participate in one of the oldest and most spirited traditions of Penn. Activities take place May 18 - 20. Help out at the Reunion Picnic, Kids Korner, Parade of Classes, Town Meeting-the possibilities are endless.
Volunteer to Participate in Career Day at the McMichael Elementary and Middle School! The McMichael School, located at 35th & Fairmount Avenues, will be having a Career Day, Thursday, May 24 in the morning. Talk to pre-k through 8th graders about your career as an Administrative Assistant, Architect, Accountant, Artist, Construction Worker, Dancer, Dental Hygienist, Musician. The children will benefit greatly from your participation.
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 are working to provide computers to West Philadelphia schools, churches, families and nonprofit agencies. Join us by donating your used computers to this cause. Visit our website at: www.upenn.edu/ccp/computerdonations.
Join the Scholarship Committee: Each year, Penn VIPS provides 5 non-tuition scholarships to graduating seniors that are college bound. The students attend University City, West Philadelphia, Bartram, Overbrook and Parkway High Schools. Join the committee and help fundraise, make the selections and plan the program.
Penn VIPS is working in conjunction with Don Rosen to collect new towels, sheets and blankets to benefit the Rowan House in University City which is a part of the People's Emergency Shelter. Don Rosen Dealerships will match all donations. Items will be collected through May 27. Please bring your donations to Room 504 of the Mellon Bank Building located at 36th & Walnut on the 5th Floor. You may contact Linda Strauss from their Marketing Department at firstname.lastname@example.org for drop-off sites at the various dealerships.
Almanac, Vol. 47, No. 33, May 8, 2001