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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 11 to April 18, 2015. 

AACC Campus that Cares Week Calendar of Events

Saturday, April 11
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
8:30 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. Walk
Siegert Field, AACC Arnold Campus
Walk to raise awareness of the issue of sexual assault and relationship violence. Sponsored by the AACC Student Association to benefit the YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County.

Monday, April 13
Thank You Cards for our Troops

Cell Phone Donation Collection
11 a.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. Donate old cell phones and accessories to benefit http://www.cellphonesforsoldiers.com/ 

Twin Oaks Park Clean-up
2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
240 Peninsula Farm Road, Arnold, MD 21012
Join the PSSO Community Service Committee and other volunteers in raking, trimming overgrown limbs, and cleaning up the park.   

Make a Striking Difference for AACVC
6 to 9 p.m.
Crofton Bowling Centre
2115 Priest Bridge Dr., Crofton, MD
Join the AACC team and bowl to help make a difference
Participate in the bowling fundraiser for the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center to support recruiting, training, and developing volunteer leaders in our county. To participate, email servicelearning@aacc.edu 

Tuesday, April 14
Health Fair
12:30 to 2 p.m.
AMIL Lobby
Visit tables and gather resources prepared by HEA 113 Women's Health service-learning students to help our campus community connect to information and resources.

Lunches for the Light House
1 to 2 p.m.
HUM 208
Donate non-perishable lunch items such as applesauce, pudding, snacks, napkins, water, juice, etc. Assemble items in lunch bags to benefit the Light House Homeless Prevention and Resource Center.

Wednesday, April 15
Students Fight Back
2 to 3:30 p.m.
Kauffman Theater
Participate in an interactive program designed to empower campus communities to fight back against violence. Sponsored by the Student Association.

Thursday, April 16th
AACC Arnold campus clean-up
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Meet outside of the AACC Book Store, Arnold Campus
Join BIO 107 students and other volunteers to clean up the stream between West campus and East Campus, trim overgrown limbs, and remove invasive plants along the hiking path.

Baby shower for IMA World Health Safe Motherhood Kits
10:30 a.m. to 1:00 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.  Sponsored by HEA 113 Women's Health service-learning students.

Health Fair
12:30 to 2 p.m.
AMIL Lobby
Visit tables and gather resources prepared by HEA 113 Women's Health service-learning students to help our campus community connect to information and resources.

Friday, April 17
Stresstival
9 to 11 a.m.
Quad and Gym, AACC Arnold Campus
Visit the Stresstival to learn ways to cope with stress, improve your health and more. Attend a Yoga demonstration in the gym. Learn about healthy relationships. Sponsored by HEA 113 Women's Health service-learning students.

AACC's Child Development Center Trike-a-thon
9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 
Child Development Center, AACC Arnold Campus
Join 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.   

"A Beautiful Mind" movie and mental health awareness resources
3 to 5:30 p.m.
HUM 112
View the movie "A Beautiful Mind" and learn about resources to support mental health. Sponsored by HEA 113 Women's Health service-learning students and AACC CARS, and To Write Love on Her Arms.

April 18
5k for IMA
9 a.m.
Siegert Field, AACC Arnold Campus
Register to support IMA World Health


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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.