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April 11, 2014 /6pm
It’s that time of year again! United Way of Central Arkansas and Student United Way are teaming up to put on the 2nd Annual Run United 5K race. This year, the race will be located at the Bill Stephens Soccer and Track complex at UCA on April 11th at 7:00p.m. It will be a night run, with glow sticks and bright crazy outfits!
Remember that all of the proceeds will be benefiting local schools in the Faulkner and Perry counties, by providing funds to keep kids active and fight hildhood obesity. We need volunteers to help cheer participants on at every corner, work a water stop, and dress up in neon and glow!
If you would like to volunteer or need more information, please email Sabrina.
Sabrina Smith- firstname.lastname@example.org
Information Website/URL http://www.unitedwaycentralark.org/RunUnited5K.aspx
Sponsoring Organization Student United Way
Ongoing Volunteer Projects
Soul Food Cafe Mission-501-514-5325 Needs a student with basic web design skills to help update copy and pictures on website.
Big Brothers Big Sisters-501-374-6661 Volunteers needed to provide one-on-one mentoring for children facing adversity. Mentors are ordinary people who decide to be someone’s extraordianary in a life of a child.
Oakwood Learning Academy-501-205-1614 Brianna Kidd
The mission of the Oakwood Learning Academy (O.L.A.) is to promote future college students who are for their city through creative learning, technology, and service. We function year-round, therefore there are distinct goals for both the summer and the school year.
Hope Inspiring Minds (Brookside Community) -Erin Kingston 501-205-1614
Hope Inspiring Minds (H.I.M.) is an educational initiative for children and adults taht works to enrich lives and minds through Gospel-centered teaching, mentoring, and collaborating with the people of Brookside. This initiative offers ESL (English as a Second Language) classes, tutoring, and other educational services. These services provide assistance to community members supporting educational development, increasing community awareness, and getting the community together to learn.
Up Off the Couch-Kids Program –Angie Maguire at 501-581-7571 or email@example.com
This is a program designed to get kids up and moving after school. It is aimed a children that come from families that can’t afford typical and currently available after school activities. The days programs will be based on the abilities of the volunteers be it yoga, dance, martial arts, running track or any other appropriate activity. Activity time will be from 3:45 pm until 5:00 pm. From 5:15 pm to 6:00 pm on all days except Wednesday we will also offer tutoring for the kids that need a little extra help. Location will be one of two per availability. Option one is Project Restoration Church. Option two is Greenbrier Eastside Elementary.
Ushers for UCA Basketball Games
Each year, Staff Senate is tasked with acquiring and equiping volunteers to work as ushers for each home basketball game. These volunteer positions raise money for Staff Senate to use to benefit as many UCA staff members as possible through Staff Senate sponsored programs. For more information, contact Vick Parish at 450-5059 or firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would be willing to serve the UCA staff by ushering at one or more basketball games, please visit http://uca.edu/staffsenate/volunteer-opportunities/
Each volunteer will receive a free drink and snack, a fun opportunity to serve the UCA community, and comp.time for the upcoming winter break. In addition, there will be some door prizes up for grabs! We look forward to serving with you soon! Go Bears.