is our monthly posting of community service opportunities.
As many of you know, each month, Penn Volunteers In Public
Service (Penn VIPS) posts a list of volunteer opportunities.
This list represents the many requests we get from the
community for assistance/partnerships.
the previous month, Penn VIPS undertook its annual Penny Drive.
This year, the $600 that was collected will benefit the VA
Medical Center's Comfort House located at 41st and Baltimore
for your support of this venture. Please contact me via e-mail,
at sammapp@ pobox.upenn.edu
or by phone at (215) 898-2020 to volunteer for any of the
Mapp, Associate Director, Faculty, Staff and Alumni Volunteer
Director, Penn Volunteers In Public Service, Center for Community
would you like to help prepare a University City or a West Philadelphia
high school student for the world of work?
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. Mentor a student. Hire a student to work in
your department. Students earn academic credits and and are paid
through the YouthWorks Program for their internship.
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.
you have a paid summer job for a student?
Many Penn families are inquiring about summer jobs for their teenagers.
Out Drive Leaving campus? Travel light. Donate your clothing,
bikes, computers and other articles. Bring donated items to: Isabel
Mapp, Center for Community Partnerships, 133 South 36th St., room
and Alumni Relations is seeking volunteers to help out at Alumni
Weekend Events May 10-12. Help welcome back Penn alumni for
their reunions. This is a perfect opportunity to service your community
while enjoying good times and free food. Duties include greeting
and registering guests and alumni as well as Attending receptions,
picnics, parades, and taking part in other reunion festivities.
Housing extensions are limited but all are welcome.
Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 33, May 7, 2002
May 7, 2002
Volume 48 Number 33