Service Saturdays

Once a month, work with 10-12 fellow students 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 2016 Dates

Saturday, Feb. 6: Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry
Loaves & Fishes provides a week's worth of nutritionally balanced groceries to individuals and families in Charlotte-Mecklenburg who are in short-term crisis. Volunteers assist with sorting, distributing, and re-stocking items alongside other community members.

Saturday, March 19: Ada Jenkins Center
The Ada Jenkins Center is a well-respected community center that provides neighbors in the Lake Norman area with the tools for a better life. Volunteers support the newly formed garden through maintenance, upkeep, and spring planting.

Saturday, April. 9: Hope Haven, Inc.
Hope Haven, Inc. is a foundation of recovery that provides life skills for chemically dependent adults and families within a supportive residential environment leading to independence. Volunteers provide meal service and general support.


Register for a Service Saturday by the Wednesday before the service day.

For more information, to lead a Service Saturday trip, or to co-sponsor a Service Saturday trip, contact Kyle Goodfellow, program coordinator, at