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Service Opportunities

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Opportunities To Serve

We proudly support many service events and projects sponsored and led by the student organizations on campus. These dynamic and impactful events happen virtually and in physical locations around the globe. The service opportunities listed below are open to students, alumni, faculty, and staff dedicated to making a difference. Need more information? Email us at studentaffairs@apus.edu.

 
 
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Better World Books
Donate Used Textbooks and Support Literacy Worldwide

Partnering organization: Better World Books (BWB)

What: Donate used text books to an eco-friendly organization that distributes books worldwide to libraries and communities in need of literacy.

When: The BWB drive is now open!

Sponsored by: Golden Key International Honour Society

Start participating: Print your free shipping label

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A Million Thanks
Send a Postcard to Thank Those Who Serve

Partnering organization: A Million Thanks and the American Red Cross

What: Send a postcard to thank a military personnel, disaster relief, or rescue worker currently deployed overseas.

When: Open year round

Start participating: Fill out your postcard now!

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United Through Reading
Help service members share storytime...no matter the distance.

Partnering organization: United Through Reading (UTR)

What: Military service members are video-recorded reading books to children to create positive emotional connections and a love of reading.

When: Open year round

Start participating: Fill out your volunteer interest form now!  Volunteers can serve in a variety of ways - check out the interest form to see how you can volunteer your talents!

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Children volunteering at a shelter for those experiencing homelessness
Rise Against Hunger
Hunger doesn't have to exist - let's end it together!
On June 1, 2018, our Active Minds, Alpha Phi Sigma, Delta Mu Delta, Eta Sigma Delta, Golden Key, Nursing Honor Society, Pi Gamma Mu, The Newman Center, READ Book Club, and Sigma Iota Rho co-sponsored the Class of 2018 Rise Against Now service event at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. Over 200 members, officers, guests, and university staff and faculty came together for a great event.
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