Community Service

Denim Days for Breast Cancer Research

Description:

Lee Jeans sponsors a day in October to raise money for breast cancer
research. The idea is for employees to donate money to wear jeans to work, but we adapted it for a college environment by letting each person who donated be entered in a drawing for a gift certificate for a pair of jeans. […]

By |September 21st, 2014|Categories: Cause Awareness, Community Service, Program Ideas|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Points for Poverty

I have been doing a community service program in conjunction with Sodexho Marriott, our campus’ food service provider. How our meal plans are set up is that there are two elements. we have Maroon and Gold (M&G) and Points. the points are what are generally […]

By |September 8th, 2014|Categories: Community Service, Social/Community Building|Tags: |0 Comments

Celebrating the Holidays by Helping Others

Halloween:
Invite your residents and residents in other dorms to express there creativity through pumpkin carving. Donate your carved pumpkins to a local elementary school or preschool. The expressions on the faces of the children are priceless (even if your pumpkin wasn’t exactly a work of art).

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By |September 5th, 2014|Categories: Community Service, Program Ideas, Social/Community Building|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Valentines for Vets

I have never done this as an Residence Life Program but until this year, Community Service Programs were not mandatory at our college. I did however do this with my 4-H club several times in high school, and am planning on doing it this year at my college. […]

By |September 5th, 2014|Categories: Community Service, Holidays & Themes, Months, Program Ideas|Tags: , |0 Comments

Bake Sale

Good Old Fashion BAKESALE
Human Awareness
Social
Community Service

Description:

Bakesale with the money going to building supplies for a Family Shelter.

Instructions/Things Needed:

Ask a couple of […]

By |September 2nd, 2014|Categories: Community Service, Social/Community Building||0 Comments

Trick or Treat for Canned Goods

Trick or Treat for Canned Goods – (optional titles… “Trick or Treat for a Good Cause…” “Scary Charity…” Be creative!
Description:
You and your interested residents dress up for Halloween to go trick or treating for canned goods. The food items collected will be donated to the local foodbank. If you don’t have a foodbank […]

Metal Month Programs

Description:┬áThis program is a month long event consisting of three programs all that deal with metal. The first program is a charity can collection. Here in Iowa, we have to pay a 5 cent deposit for each can. So it is fairly easy to get money from donated cans. The third program is duct […]

By |August 18th, 2014|Categories: Community Service, Program Ideas, Reviewed, Social/Community Building||0 Comments

Pull For Kids’ Sake! (Pop Tab collecting for Ronald McDonald Charities)

Name: Greg
School: Eastern Illinois University

Description:

This program was really good and helped out a worthwhile charity. I sponsored a month long pop tab collection competition between my residence hall and the all female residence hall next to us. We collected nearly five thousand pop tabs that we then gave to Ronald McDonald Charities. The local […]

By |March 5th, 2014|Categories: Community Service, Program Ideas, Reviewed, Social/Community Building||0 Comments

Bakesale

Good Old Fashion BAKESALE

Description:

Bakesale with the money going to building supplies for a Family Shelter.

Instructions/Things Needed:

Ask a couple of roommates as coordinators. They can go around & ask floor members to be Bakers &/or Sellers. We sold at the front of our hall on Fat Tuesday (a day before people have to give up […]

By |February 28th, 2014|Categories: Community Service, Reviewed, Social/Community Building||0 Comments

Penny Wars

Description:

This program is a fun way to help the community. Each corridor was assigned a jar that was kept in the CAGE (RA Office). The object of the game was to have the most positive points in your floor’s jar. Penny’s are worth +1 point, while anything silver is worth negative points (Nickels (-5), […]

By |February 27th, 2014|Categories: Community Service, Reviewed||0 Comments