Eller Students Make a Difference in Tucsonby Hot Off The Press (Release) on Oct. 14, 2013, under Press Releases
13th Annual Eller College Make a Difference Day
Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26, 2013
25 Management seniors enrolled in the Eller College non-profit management class coordinate the logistics, volunteer recruitment and service projects for this National Day of Giving. This year’s event provides a way for 900 middle school, high school and university students to improve the Tucson Community.
Schedule of Activities
#Changetheworld Week, Eller students will be asked to make a statement about making the world a better place: McClelland Hall North patio as students come out of class.
Junior Achievement at Prince Elementary School (60 Eller students teach economics lessons to all grades for the day).
900 students of all ages will work together to make Tucson a better place while also learning the importance of giving back. They’ll be enhancing 20 sites across the city bypainting, cleaning, improving playgrounds, helping with landscaping projects and a variety of other special projects. This year, students have selectgedschools, churches, and agencies that help children, adults, and teens. Student volunteers include 400 fraternity and sorority members who are responding to a Greek Life service challenge, over 400 Eller College students representing 25 student organizations, and high school students from JTED, Catalina Foothills, and Tucson High.
The youth volunteers will be contributing over 1,800 hours of service assisting with large projects that non-profits, schools and churches could not afford without their help.
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