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Service Saturdays

Once a month, 8-10 fellow students work on a service project with a local nonprofit organization. Each service project is student-led, and addresses a different social issue. After each service outing, you and your group members will discuss the experience over a meal.

Fall 2017 Outings

September 23: Charlotte Rescue Mission
Charlotte Rescue Mission is transforming lives in the name of Christ by serving people struggling with addiction, poverty, or hopelessness with the goal of returning them to society as productive, self-sufficient citizens.Volunteers will help prepare and serve lunch for residents at the men's campus.

October 21: Hope Haven Inc. 
Hope Haven Inc., a foundation of recovery, provides life skills for chemically dependent adults and families within a supportive residential environment leading to independence. Volunteers will be helping with the haunted house during our fall community carnival.

November 18: Crisis Assistance Ministry 
The mission of Crisis Assistance Network is to provide assistance and advocacy for people in financial crisis, helping them move toward self-sufficiency. Volunteers will work in our Free Store which offers donated clothing, shoes, books and household items at no charge to individuals and families in need. The Free Store is located in our main office at 500A Spratt Street in Charlotte.

December 2: Second Harvet Food Bank
Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina (SHFBM) strives through education, advocacy, and partnerships to eliminate hunger by the solicitation and distribution of food. SHFBM has been in existence since 1981. Volunteers will help inspect and sort donated products in the Charlotte warehouse to be shipped to 724 non-profit partner agencies.

Registration

Registration for fall 2017 outings is available on WildcatSync. 

For more information, to lead a Service Saturday trip, or to co-sponsor a Service Saturday trip contact Robert Gay at rogay@davidson.edu.