Community Service – Week of April 10

Any opportunity listed on this website can be used to meet the honors college volunteer requirement. If you’re looking for an off-campus opportunity, is always a wonderful resource.

WMU Seita Scholars Program – Hope PKGS:
Former foster youth giving back to other foster youth. Please donate online here. 
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Kalamazoo Marathon:
Western Michigan University is seeking volunteers to help host several campus water and aid stations and excitement zones for runners participating in the Kalamazoo Marathon Sunday, May 7. Learn more here. For more information, email Margaret von Steinen or call (269) 387-2072.

Business Technology and Research (BTR) Park Bike Race:
Western Michigan University is seeking volunteers for the BTR Park Bike Race to help with set-up Friday, July 7 and various duties all day Saturday, July 8. Learn more here. For more information, email Margaret von Steinen or call (269) 387-2072.

United Way:
United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region can help students find volunteer opportunities. Email Ben or call the information number 2-1-1 to be connected with non-profit organizations who are looking for volunteers.
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FOCUS Kalamazoo:
FOCUS Kalamazoo is a Registered Student Organization that connects individuals and groups to volunteer with different non-profit organizations in the Kalamazoo area. Any individual may volunteer for any reason.

To get involved, visit the FOCUS Kalamazoo website, click the “Get Involved” tab, and click “Apply” under the “Individual Volunteering,” heading. Applying to the Individual Volunteer Program does not commit you to volunteering at any of the events this semester. You will receive a link giving you the option to sign up for as many or as few events as you wish.

For more information, contact Lissa Mueller-Hayes, Volunteer Relations Director, at (517) 410-3191.

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