Service Week offers volunteer opportunities around campus

Service Week – an opportunity for students to participate in service on campus or within walking distance – will be held Oct. 12-20. Seven opportunities totaling 20 hours of community service will be offered throughout the week.

The week’s opportunities are listed below. For more information, or to register, visit the Office of Community Service webpage.

Thursday, Oct. 12 and Friday, Oct. 13: Daffy Days

Volunteers are needed from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Wakehurst lawn to pack 45,000 daffodil bulbs in “Let’s Get Daffy” bags, which will be given to Newport residents and businesses to plant throughout the city.

Saturday, Oct. 14: Daffodil Giveaway

Volunteers are needed from 9 a.m. to noon at Easton’s (First) Beach to distribute daffodil bulbs to Newport residents and businesses.

Monday, Oct. 16: Newport Hospital

Volunteers are needed from 7-9 p.m. in Wakehurst, Room 201 to create tissue paper flowers for Newport Hospital.

Tuesday, Oct. 17: St. Paul’s Church Warm Up Wednesday

Volunteers are needed from 7-9 p.m. at the Mercy Center for Spiritual Life to bake sweet treats for St. Paul’s Church’s Warm Up Wednesday program.

Wednesday, Oct. 18: Confetti Foundation

Volunteers are needed from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Wakehurst, Room 201 to create birthday banners for the Confetti Foundation.

Thursday, Oct. 19: Head Start Halloween Costumes

Volunteers are needed from 7-9 p.m. in Wakehurst, Room 201 to create Halloween costumes for the children at Head Start.

Friday, Oct. 20: Potter League for Animals

Volunteers are needed from 7-9 p.m. in Wakehurst, Room 201 to create cat toys for the Potter League for Animals.

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