Once a month, 8-10 fellow students work on a service project with a local nonprofit organization. Each service project is student-led, and addresses a different social issue. After each service outing, you and your group members will discuss the experience over a meal.
September 29: Davidson Community Garden
The Davidson Community Garden is dedicated to bringing together people from the entire community to grow abundant, healthy food to donate to the Loaves and Fishes food pantry at the Ada Jenkins Center in Davidson. Volunteers will be preparing beds, getting seedlings and seeds planted, and do overall gardening.
October 20: Our Towns Habitat for Humanity
Our Towns promotes affordable housing in the Lake Norman and Statesville area through two main programs—new homeownership and critical repairs. Volunteers will do various construction site jobs that could include; painting, sanding, hammering, etc.
November 17: Charlotte Rescue Mission
The Charlotte Rescue Mission transforms lives by serving people impacted by addiction to equip them to thrive in the community. Volunteers will prepare and serve meals for the residents.
Registration for fall 2018 outings is available on WildcatSync (login required).
For more information, to lead a Service Saturday trip, or to co-sponsor a Service Saturday trip contact the Assistant Director of Civic Engagement.