SOURCE Tri-School Day of Service (Schools of Public Health, Nursing and Medicine)
Sat, April 16, 2016
One morning of your year can make a world of difference! Sign up for SOURCE’s Spring Tri-School Day of Service, on Sat, Apr 16th and join dozens of other volunteers in the community at partnering SOURCE community-based organizations. Don’t miss out on your chance to give back to the Baltimore community! Projects will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. To sign up, send an email to SOURCE at SOURCE@jhu.edu with your name, email, school affiliation, phone number, and top 3 project choices. All participants receive a free t-shirt! All projects begin and end at the School of Public Health’s Monument Street lobby. Times indicated below reflect the times that groups will be asked to meet and return to the School of Public Health.
Sites and project details are as follows:
Blue Water Baltimore 8:35am – 12:10pm Planting trees is good for the water, good for the air and good for the soul. Get your hands dirty for clean water by joining this team to plant trees in Baltimore.
YO! Baltimore 8:35am – 1:15pm Volunteers will organize a professional clothing donation closet along with a food pantry for YO! clients that are seeking employment and support. Lunch will be provided.
Civic Works 8:40am – 12:10pm Participate in a workshop about native insects and their benefits to the farm ecosystem before working to complete general urban farm tasks such as weeding, mulching, watering and harvesting.
Amazing Grace Lutheran Church 8:40am – 12:10pm Help this East Baltimore urban garden get ready for spring and summer while beautifying the landscape outside of Amazing Grace Lutheran Church! Volunteers will help weed, mulch, trim bushes and pick up trash.
Parks and People 8:50am – 12:10pm Be a part of this mult-year commitment to increase the amount of tree canopy in the McElderry Park neighborhood and make it a greener and healthier place to live.
Living Classrooms Foundation 8:55am – 2:10pm Be a part of the Baltimore Rec Fest, an event focused on people with disabilities, by signing up for this opportunity. Volunteers will help set-up the event, support a variety of sports stations, information tables and other activities. Lunch will be provided.
Baltimore Student Harm Reduction Coalition 9:35am – 1:15pm Learn about naloxone and overdose education by joining this group. Volunteers will assemble kits and application folder for the Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution program. Light lunch will be provided.