SUNY New Paltz celebrates its 12th year of participation in the National Make A Difference Day Program
MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY 2016
Saturday, Oct. 22
THIS YEAR'S ACTIVITIES
As part of the 2016 Make a Difference Day events, we will have two elements of the program: collections (leading up to the event with collections on Friday) and hands-on service (Saturday). We encourage students, faculty, and staff to participate in this great traditional event at New Paltz. Keep reading for more details on how to participate.
Keep in touch and post photo's for this years event at #NPVolunteers
FORMS AND OTHER MARKETING PIECES
SERVICE HOST SITE
Is your local agency interested in hosting our volunteers on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (approximate)? Make A Difference Day Host Site Sign-Up
For 2016, we will be doing a collection of comfork kits items for victims and survivors of sexual and interpersonal violence and utilize shelters or centers across New York State. This collection is to support an effort of the SUNY's Got Your Back (http://www.suny.edu/gotyourback/) project with New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NYSCASA) and the New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NYSCADV). All collections can be turned in the week of Oct. 17-21 at the Student Union HQ Desk.
HANDS ON SERVICE
As always, many people are interested in volunteering their time. Below are ways that you can volunteer. Please note that we will assign students to the service agency with the greatest need.
VOLUNTEER INFORMATION FOR SATURDAY, OCT. 22 2016 (ALL SERVICE TIMES WILL BE CONFIRMED VIA E-MAIL ON MONDAY OCT. 17):
The schedule of events is as follows. Service sites are to be determined and volunteers will be assigned to agencies with the greatest need. We will do our best to put registered groups and requests together. Many sites are outdoors and some may involve pets/animals. If you have a condition or allergy in any of these setting, please make sure to note that on your online volunteer registration form or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org in advance:
- Check-in and registration, Lecture Center South Lobby, 8 a.m.
- Opening and kick-off remarks, Lecture Center 100, 9 a.m.
- Departure for service site by 9:30 a.m.
- Return back to campus from service site, no later than 3 p.m.