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Fall 2007 Volunteer Opportunities, Special Events

K-State Engagement E-News, September 2007 (PDF)

Little Apple/BIG Fun:
Sept. 29

This event is designed for the Special Population participants and Special Olympic Athletes in Manhattan and surrounding communities. Participants will be split into three groups for activities including fishing, kickball, and races in Annenberg Park. Volunteers are needed to assist with check in, the activity stations, rotation of groups, and other tasks.

Please contact swan@ci.manhattan.ks.us for more information.

Church World Services CROP Walk:
Oct. 7

The Church World Service has global efforts to fight against hunger and poverty. Of the money raised, 25% support local hunger fighting organizations.

Please contact lbachelor@cox.net for more information.

K-State’s Community Service Week:
Oct. 27-Nov.3

Students participate in week-long community service activities with various organizations around Manhattan. Some past organizations worked with include: Sunset Zoo, Manhattan Arts Center, Boys and Girls Club, K-State Gardens, Stoneybrook Retirement Community, and many more!

Please contact bachelor@ksu.edu for more information.

Good Neighbor Day:
Nov. 3

This program exists to "build good neighbors in the community." It was formed to ensure neighborhoods are clean, safe, and welcoming to all. Community clean-up efforts will be led by the Good Neighbor Taskforce.

Please contact lfp@ksu.edu for more information.