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ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships

Volunteer finish picking vegetables at the Food for All Community GardenStudents use The $100 Solution in partnership with New Beginnings Therapeutic RidingFaculty participate in Public Scholar Network and public scholarship workshopsCommunity Partnership Funds - Community Weaving CooperativeThe Community Resource wall is available for individuals to stop by the ALIVE Center to obtain brochures. WKU Bonner Leaders volunteer with Habitat for Humanity in Hardin CountyHill House student listening to an Army recruiting at a Career Fair hosted for high school students.

 

CANstruct for a Cause

April 25th

12:00-pm - 2:30pm

WKU Centennial Mall

Canstruction® is a unique charity which hosts competitions, exhibitions and events showcasing colossal structures made entirely out of full cans of food.  At the end of the event, all food is donated to the WKU Food Pantry, HOTEL INC, and Hope House. WKU’s CANstruct® for a Cause challenges organizations to think critically about local, national, and global hunger issues. Groups will discuss hunger issues and engage in awareness activities in addition to the building. WKU’s CANstruct® for a Cause event is licensed under an agreement between Canstruction® at the Western Kentucky University ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships to host the event.

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Impact Expo

April 28th

6:00pm

MMTH Auditorium

Mark your calendars for the 2015 Service-Learning Impact Expo, a campus-wide event that acknowledges students who have completed service-learning projects over the last year by allowing students to showcase their projects through poster presentations.

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Bonner New Partners Breakfast

Nonprofit leaders are invited to the New Partner Breakfast for the Bonner Leader program on April 29th at 8:30am. This luncheon will give organizations details on the Bonner program, expectations of  community partners, expectations of the students and financial contributions of the partner. 

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Big Red's Blitz Luncheon

Every August, first-year students can start the semester early by participating in M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan activities the week before classes begin M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan stands for "Making Academic and Social Transitions Educationally Rewarding" Plan. The M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan participants "blitz" Bowling Green, providing four hours of service to local nonprofit agencies during the campus' largest community service event: Big Red's Blitz! Nonprofit agencies that are interested in being a project site for the 2015 year are invited to the partnership luncheon. Also, this luncheon celebrates previous partners and last year's accomplishments. 

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