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2018 SOURCE National Volunteer Week
Mon, Apr 23 - Sat, Apr 28


SOURCE’s National Volunteer Week Photo Contest 

*The deadline for photo submissions has ended. Winners will be announced during National Volunteer Week.

Entries are currently being accepted for SOURCE’s inaugural National Volunteer Week Photo Contest. Show us how you’re engaging with the Baltimore community through photos.

Photos should illustrate SOURCE’s values of reciprocity, justice, service, and collaboration. Students, faculty, and staff from the JHU Schools of Public Health, Nursing, and Medicine are eligible to submit photos. Photos can include individual volunteering, group volunteers, as well as scholarly engagement activities.  The top 3 photos will be awarded at the Volunteer Awards and Appreciation Luncheon in April. All submissions may be featured on SOURCE’s website, promotional materials, or social media.

Rules and Submission Process

  1. Submit photos HERE
  2. Limit of 3 photo entries per person
  3. Photos of any non-JHU affiliates must be submitted with signed media release forms  
  4. Youth (under the age of 18) may not be identifiable in pictures, unless parental permission is provided via signed media release form for minors. Photos may include youth, if they cannot be identified (example – showing the back of someone’s head).
  5. All entries must be submitted by Wed, April 18.

SOURCE Annual Tri-School Toiletry Drive

Donation drive will run from Monday, Apr 23 - Friday, May 4. Co-sponsors include JHSPH Women's Health Group and Incarceration and Health Justice Group. Drop off your donations of new and unopened toiletry items at the following donation locations: 

For more information about the drive click here.

SOURCE Community Engagement Poster Competition 

Poster Competition will take place on Monday, Apr 23 in SON Carpenter Room from 12:00 - 1:30pm. The competition will focus on student engagement activities within Baltimore City.  Gift card prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. Refreshments will be served. Attendance is open to everyone. Please RSVP to attend the event here

SOURCE & Anna Baetjer Society S.W.E.E.T. Seminar

This event will take place on Tuesday, Apr 24 from 12-1pm. Join this presentation and panel discussion of four MPH students who have been actively involved in the community. Please RSVP to HERE. For more information click here.

Baltimore’s Strange Fruit: A Story of Food Apartheid and the Struggle for Sovereignty

On Tuesday, Apr 24 from 5:30-8pm, the Public Health Film Society, in collaboration with Center for a Livable Future and SOURCE invite you to a screening of this documentary, produced by the Black Yield Institute and directed by Eric Jackson and Maddie Hardy. The film explores the intersections of food, land, race and class politics through personal narrative and social commentary. The film journeys through the historical woes and triumphs of people of African Descent within the food system, while highlighting contemporary efforts to address the complex nature of food apartheid in Baltimore. Includes dinner reception, screening and panel discussion with filmmakers. The event will take place in JHSPH, Sheldon Hall. Click here to RSVP.

SOURCE Volunteer Appreciation and Awards Luncheon

*By Invite Only* on Wednesday, Apr 25.

SOURCE Signature Service-Learning Programs Celebration 

Join the celebration on Wednesday, Apr 25 in JHSPH Anna Baetjer Room W-1030  from 4-5pm. Come learn more about SOURCE's signature service-learning programs: Service Scholars and SOURCE Service-Learning Faculty & Community Fellows. Light refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP here.

B’More for Healthy Babies Rattle & Roll Event

B’More for Healthy Babies needs volunteers to deliver health materials to providers and clinics across Baltimore City on Thursday, April 26 from 8:30am - 1pm. These materials help Baltimore families connect to the information and resources they need. Volunteers will meet at the Baltimore City Health Department located at 1001 E. Fayette St. Sign up here. Click here for more information.

Mankiller, Documentary Screening and Discussion

Join Native Circle, Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health, Baltimore American Indian Center, Native American Lifelines, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, and SOURCE for a screening and discussion on Thursday, April 26 from 12 - 1:30pm of MankillerWilma Mankiller was a citizen of the Cherokee Nation and the first woman to be elected  as Chief of the Cherokee Nation. She was a community organizer and was a strong advocate for Native Americans for improved healthcare and education. Mankiller is a documentary celebrating a leader who defied all odds to make a difference for her people. To attend the event, register here.

SOURCE Spring Tri-School Day of Service 

Our SOURCE Tri-School Day of Service is the culminating event for the week taking place on Saturday, April 28. This event is open to students, faculty and staff. Free t-shirts, plus coffee and munchkins to start the day! Sign up for a project today

SOURCE Happy Hour

Celebrate the end of National Volunteer Week and the SOURCE Tri-School Toiletry Drive by joining this happy hour at JHSPH Student Lounge on Friday, May 4 from 4 - 6pm. Bring a donation for the Toiletry Drive and receive a free Drink.