Service Saturdays - December 7 2019
Sites for December 7 2019 will include:
Books Thru Bars - IC Books Thru Bars is a books-to-prisoners program dedicated to providing free books to those who are incarcerated all over the United States. Our mission is to maintain an operational program which sends reading literature to incarcerated individuals as well as raise issues about the prison industrial complex
10am - 12pm (8 volunteers)
Finger Lakes ReUse Center - ReUse Center salvages tons of building materials, computers, electronics, household goods, appliances, and furniture from unnecessarily entering landfills. Used materials – too often wasted – are assets with overlooked economic value. Finger Lakes ReUse taps this value to strengthen our economy, build community, and protect our environment by re-directing materials from the waste stream into productive new uses. Students will assist ReUse Center with intake and processing items.
10am - 12:30pm (8 volunteers)
Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library - The goal of Friends of the Library is to raise funds through a twice annual book sale for the Finger Lakes Library system. The Friends' spring and fall book sales are hugely popular, with more than half a million books being processed, sorted, shelved, and sold to people who come from all over for the event. On November 9, the Friends' need help from students to begin setting up for the spring sale.
10am - 12pm (6 volunteers)
Habitat for Humanity of Tompkins County - Habitat for Humanity of Tompkins and Cortland Counties puts faith and love into action by building homes and hope. Habitat for Humanity of Tompkins and Cortland Counties is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, a global, nonprofit housing organization working in nearly 1,400 communities across the United States and in approximately 70 countries around the world. They build strength, stability and self-reliance in partnership with people and families in need of a decent and affordable home. Volunteers will help with a variety of building related projects.
930am - 1pm (7 volunteers)
Youth Farm Project - The mission of YFP is to empower youth from diverse social and economic backgrounds as integral participants in building equitable local food communities. YFP is dedicated to healing our food system through an anti-racist organizing lens by bringing together youth from diverse backgrounds to explore environmental and social injustice within the food system. Volunteers will help with a variety of garden and food related projects
9:30am - 1:00pm (8 volunteers)
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Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 8:30am to 3:00pm
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