In the Elon tradition of service, all alumni are invited each April to participate in the Office of Alumni Engagement's month of service. Elon's Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement hosts several events during April for the campus community, such as the Special Olympics, Earth Week, Animal Awareness Week and an American Red Cross Blood Drive - adopt one of these ideas and bring it to your community!
Our regional chapters and clubs offer service events frequently, but especially in April, in which alumni are invited to participate. A listing of regional events are below:
Atlanta | April 26| TBD | Be the Match Walk/Run 5K and 1K - Atlantic Station Central Park
Baltimore | May 18 | 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Moveable Feast
Boston | April 26 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Heading Home Shelter
Chicago | April 12 | 11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Lincoln Park Community Shelter
Hartford | April 26| 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Long Warf Nature Preserve in New Haven - Nature Reserve Clean Up
Orlando | April 26 | 8:30-11:30am | Second Harvest Food Bank
Pittsburgh | April 19 | 8:00 – 11:30 a.m. | Roadside Clean Up – Meet at King’s Restaurant
Seattle | April 26 | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | YouthCare’s Passages (Transitional Living Home)
Triangle | April 5 | 9:00 a.m. | Walk to Defeat ALS – Halifax Mall
Washington, D.C. | April 16 & April 27 | Neighborhood Farm Initiative & Lucky Dog Animal Rescue Adoption Event
If you don't live in an area served by a regional chapter or club but still want to participate, you can still get involved! Make sure to tell us about your service event (more information below).
Here is a list of helpful websites to find a volunteer opportunity in your community:
Tell us about your service
If you're participating in any type of service during the month of April, we want to know! Register your service activity via our online form. Please complete your form at least three weeks in advance of your service activity so we can send you a free Rise Up and Serve T-shirt for you and any guests who join you in service!
Please send a quick recap of your activity and some photos of your service to email@example.com. You might find yourself on E-Net or in The Magazine of Elon!
Thank you to our hundreds of alumni who participated in this year's Month of Service! See photos of and read stories about the myriad service activities our alumni took part in for April's Nationwide Month of Service, sharing this special Elon tradition with communities far and wide.