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Office Location:
705 S. New Street
Lawrence Center, Room 241
West Chester, PA 19382


Phone: 610-436-3379
Fax: 610-430-5600

  • WCU volunteers worked with the American Red Cross to set up an emergency shelter at WCU to assist community members who lost electricity in their homes due to a winter storm.

  • WCU's Annual MLK Jr. Day of Service where volunteers made blankets for Fleece for Keeps, Chester County Hospital, and Nemours A. I. DuPont Children's Hospital.

  • Over 1,200 pounds of food was donated by West Chester University students and staff to the Chester County Food Bank and West Chester Food Cupboard.

  • Students spent a week on Alternative Spring Break in Philadelphia working on a community revitalization program through community arts, gardening, and youth mentoring.

Announcements

Stockings for Soldiers- Now through November 11th
Help support the troops that are overseas during the holidays by donating items that will be stuffed into stockings and sent to the troops to let them know they are in our thoughts and to remind them of home. For more information about what to donate and where to take donations, click here.

Good Cause Café: November 11th-13th
Are you looking for some great, inexpensive books to add to your shelves while supporting a great cause? If so, you should stop by the Good Cause Café in the Sykes Ballrooms Tuesday, November 11th through Thursday, November 13th from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. All books will cost between 25¢ to $2.00. Warm beverages and delicious baked goods will also be available, so stop on by the Café to support Family Services of Chester County’s Project ONE program, which provides assistance to those impacted by HIV/AIDS.

18th Annual Bear Fair
During the month of November, WCU will be hosting the Bear Fair to collect donations of new teddy bears for children in need. All of the bears will be used to provide comfort and joy to youth living in shelters, children in hospitals, and kids in need of presents during the holiday season. To find out more about how to donate or how to register your non-profit organization to receive bears, go to the Bear Fair Page.

Report Your Community Service Hours!
The Office of Service-Learning and Volunteer Programs tracks student volunteer hours across campus. We ask that all clubs, organizations, fraternities, sororities, athletic teams, and individual students fill out our Community Service Monthly Report Form so we can better publicize your hard work and commitment to serving others.

Outstanding Volunteers and Service Projects
Take a few minutes and nominate a friend or an organization for an award! Outstanding Volunteers are eligible to win a $200 scholarship!

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