Engaging in volunteering and service projects across campus and throughout the Akron area is something many UA students choose to do. There are many ways to connect with volunteer opportunities and agencies both on and off campus. serveAkron helps bring students and volunteering opportunities together! This Blog contains information about opportunities to volunteer at local non-profits in Summit County and the Akron, Ohio area.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Volunteer at Color Vibe 5k on Saturday, May 24
This year, the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is the charity partner of the Color Vibe Run in Akron. They are in need of volunteers to help at a water station during the race.
Saturday, May 24 from 8:30-11:00am, 10 volunteers are needed at Lock 3 Park to assist with a water station.
Color Vibe is proud to help the local community, not only by bringing a ton of colorful happiness to your town, but also helping out your local charity.
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is a non-profit organization with a mission to Feed People and Fight Hunger. This year, 1 in 7 people in Northeast Ohio will face hunger, and the Foodbank will be there to help. The Foodbank is the source of emergency food for 500 food pantries, hot meal sites shelters and other hunger-relief programs that directly serve individuals and families in Carroll, Holmes, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, Tuscarawas and Wayne counties. The Foodbank, with its supporters and partners are leading the fight to end hunger in the communities they serve. In 2013, they distributed 24 million pounds of food, providing 20 million meals locally for people in need.
Please contact Melissa Link at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.