Volunteers Needed For Mclas Spring Community Day Of Service April 13

March 19, 2019
NORTH ADAMS, MASS. — Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) encourages all community members to participate in the Spring Community Day of Service from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 13.

Volunteers can register via the College’s registration form here.

Sign-in will take place at 8:30 a.m. on April 13 in MCLA’s Venable Gym, where coffee, tea and light refreshments will be served. A welcome will take place at 9 a.m., before participants are directed to their on-site or off-site service assignments.

The day will include projects suitable for all ages and abilities.

MCLA students and local residents will choose from more than 10 sites to provide service to the community, including the Berkshire Food Project, YMCA, Louison House, Habitat for Humanity and New Hope Church.

In addition, a variety of projects will take place at Venable Gym, including plastic mat weaving and making cards for hospitalized children.

All participants are invited to return to Venable Gym at 1 p.m. to share a free lunch and community celebration.

The Spring Community Day of Service is supported annually by hundreds of MCLA volunteers, the MCLA Volunteer Center, and the contributions of many local community members.

For more information, contact Christopher Hantman, MCLA coordinator of civic engagement and volunteer programs, at 413-662-5440 or email volunteercenter@mcla.edu.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) is the Commonwealth's public liberal arts college and a campus of the Massachusetts state university system. MCLA promotes excellence in learning and teaching, innovative scholarship, intellectual creativity, public service, applied knowledge, and active and responsible citizenship. MCLA graduates are prepared to be practical problem solvers and engaged, resilient global citizens.

For more information, go to www.mcla.edu.