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AACC Campus that Cares Week Volunteer Activities

Professor Rango's BIO students and volunteers

The AACC Center for Learning through Service created the AACC Campus that Cares Week to encourage faculty, staff and students to become civically engaged, to work side by side while getting to know one another better, and to make a difference in our community.

AACC Campus that Cares events will be held during National Volunteer Week April 7 to April 12, 2014. 
 
  

AACC Campus that Cares Week Calendar of Events

All Week (ongoing drives)
Donate cell phones and accessories
for Cell Phones for Soldiers in Careers 314

Donate fiction and nonfiction books and textbooks
for Books for International Goodwill (B.I.G.) Sponsored by Joyce Ezrow's ESI 104 class.  Collection boxes will be in all buildings. To schedule a donation pick-up, email jezrow@aacc.edu 

Monday, April 7
Baby shower for IMA World Health Safe Motherhood Kits

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
SUN Dining Hall, AACC Arnold Campus
Donate Ivory soap (bars), new wash cloths, new baby onesies, new baby hats, and new baby blankets or donate money to support IMA World Health's Safe Motherhood Kits. Safe Motherhood Kits provide clean and sterile birthing supplies to expectant mothers in areas where infant and maternal mortality rates are among the highest in the world including South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Haiti. Enjoy free cake, play games, and learn more about how to get involved to support a great cause.   

Tuesday, April 8th
AACC Arnold campus clean-up
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Meet outside of the AACC Book Store, Arnold Campus
Join students from Jessamy Rango's BIO 107 class along with additional volunteers to clean up the stream between West campus and East Campus, trim overgrown limbs, and remove invasive plants along the hiking path.

United Way Walk a Mile Experience
12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Food Drive for Food Link Maryland
1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Special Volunteer Training
2 p.m. to 4 p.m. (2 hour commitment) Walk a Mile Experience 
CALT 100
Join Student United Way and participate in a hands-on activity with United Way of Central Maryland that illustrates the struggles of individuals living at or near poverty level and provides resources for overcoming crises. Donate nonperishable food to support Food Link Maryland.

Wednesday, April 9
Harman's Park clean-up
9 a.m to 11 a.m.
7551 Teague Road, Hanover, MD 21076
Join students from Teresa Roy's BPA 111 class in cleaning up Harman's Park near the AACC Center for Professional and Cyber Training (CCPT) and the AACC Arundel Mills Campus.

Donate Blood to benefit Anne Arundel Medical Center
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
SUN Dining Hall, AACC Arundel Campus (AACC Health Fair)

Support IMA World Health Safe Motherhood Kits
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
SUN Dining Hall, AACC Arundel Campus (AACC Health Fair)
Visit the IMA World Health table to buy raffle tickets, to learn more and to donate Ivory soap (bars), new wash cloths, new baby onesies, new baby hats, and new baby blankets to support IMA World Health's Safe Motherhood Kits. Safe Motherhood Kits provide clean and sterile birthing supplies to expectant mothers in areas where infant and maternal mortality rates are among the highest in the world including South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Haiti.

Thursday, April 10
AACC Truck Pull
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
AACC Arnold Campus, Parking Lot C
Support the AACC Truck Pull by volunteering in hourly shifts to assist with activities and relays.

Friday, April 11
AACC's Child Development Center Trike-a-thon
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. 
Child Development Center, AACC Arnold Campus
Join the Student Education Association along with others to support AACC's youngest volunteers from the Child Development Center by providing water, selling lemonade, and serving as a guide on the trike path to help raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.   

Thank You Cards for our Troops 
12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
SUN Dining Hall, AACC Arnold Campus
Make thank you cards that will be sent to support Operation Welcome Home Maryland in providing our troops with the welcome home they deserve.

Saturday, April 12
Twin Oaks Park Clean-up
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
240 Peninsula Farm Road, Arnold, MD 21012
Join the PSSO Community Service Committee and other volunteers in planting flowers, trimming overgrown limbs, and cleaning up the park.  

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Contact Us
To discuss ways that you can get involved, contact Stephanie Goldenberg at 410-777-2366 or email Servicelearning@aacc.edu.