Day of Service
Saturday, September 6, 2014
Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile. ~ Albert Einstein
The next Day of Service for Georgia Regents University will be Saturday, Sept. 6. Employees, students, and their families will be given the opportunity to serve the local community through volunteering and serving those in need.
Service opportunities will be available at the Ronald McDonald House in Augusta, the Golden Harvest Food Bank, and the Columbia County Food Pantry in Appling, among other locations.
After reviewing the list of organizations and assignment descriptions, sign up for a two- or three- hour shift at the service location of your choice.
The deadline to sign-up is Thursday, Sept. 4. If you have any questions contact Karyn Nixon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some of the organizations listed below are no longer listed on the form. They have
been filled to capacity.
Good work GRU, largest turn out ever!
|Organization||Location||# of Volunteers||Hours needed||Description of Work||Children Allowed||Other|
|Aiken County Animal Shelter||411 Wire Rd
|10||10 a.m. - 1 p.m.||Walk dogs, play with cats||8 and older accompanied by adult||Fill out volunteer application and do 10 minute orientation|
|Boys and Girls Club||EW Hagler Club
1903 Division Street
|30 - 35||Prepare football field for play; clean overgrowth along fence line; detail buses||14 & up||Need to visit for a walk thru prior to the day of service.|
|Christ Community||1226 D'Antignac St||15||8 a.m. - 12 p.m.||Landscaping, painting, maintenance and clean-up||12+||Please bring yard tools|
|Columbia County Food Pantry||1959 Appling Harlem Hwy
|15||9 a.m. - 12 p.m.||Sorting & marking donated food, some cleaning and defrosting refrigerators||10 & up accompanied by an adult|
|CSRA Humane Society||420 Wood St
Corner of Wood and Milledge Streets
|60||8 a.m. - 6 p.m.||Yard work, cleaning, painting, Sorting yard sale items,etc.||8 and older accompanied by adult||Must sign waiver|
|Family Y - Augusta||Miracle League Pavilion Area
1 Freedom Way
|40||9 a.m. - 1 p.m.||Buddies for Kids with disabilities helping to play baseball, base coaches, announcing, etc.||13 and older accompanied by adult|
|Fireside Ministries||Wheeler Road across from Surrey center||10||10 a.m. - 2 p.m.||Manual labor, spreading mulch, moving groundbeds||16 and older|
|Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art||506 Telfair St||Unlimited||8 a.m. - 6 p.m.||Interior painting, lawn care||8 and older accompanied by adult for lawn care 16 and older interior painting|
|Golden Harvest Food Bank||Master's Table Soup Kitchen
702 Fenwick Street
|20||8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.||Cook & Serve||13 and older accompanied by adult|
|Golden Harvest Food Bank - Aiken||81 Capitol||30||8 a.m. - 12 p.m.||Sort Food, Stock Shelves, Garden||8+|
|Goodwill Augusta Good Books Café||3179 Washington Rd||6||10 a.m. - 5 p.m.||Organizing books in the bookstore||12 and older accompanied by an adult||Orientation upon arrival|
|Goodwill Augusta Good Books Café||3179 Washington Rd||4||10 a.m. - 1 p.m.||Assisting the artists with the children's art project||12 and older accompanied by an adult||Orientation upon arrival|
|Goodwill Augusta Retail Store||3179 Washington Rd||6||10 a.m. - 5 p.m.||Hanging and colorizing clothes as well as organizing||12 and older accompanied by an adult||Orientation upon arrival|
|GRU Literacy Center||1401 Magnolia Dr.||8||9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.||Expanding the butterfly garden||Yes|
|Harrisburg Family Health Care, Inc.||423 Crawford Ave.||3||9 a.m. - 11 a.m.||Clean up inside building and trash pick-up outside||No|
|Heritage Academy||Augusta State Farmer's Market
Laney Walker Blvd.
|10||10 a.m. - 2 p.m.||Working in greenhouse, planting, cleaning garden area||No|
|Jenkins-White Elementary||800 15th Ave.||Unlimited||8 a.m. - 2 p.m.||weed beds, planting, create flower beds, create outdoor classroom, water trees||Must be accompanied by an adult||Volunteer orientation prior to working|
|Lucy Craft Laney Museum||1116 Phillips Street (corner of Laney Walker Blvd)||20||10 a.m. - Noon||Gardening, painting, filling gift bags||16 and over||Gardening tools, paint brushes|
|Making Ends Meet Bargain Center (Thrift Store)||3850 Washington Rd
|10||10 a.m. - 2 p.m.||Sorting clothes, merchandising||No|
|Mistletoe State Park||3725 Mistletoe Rd
|25||8 a.m. - 4 p.m.||Clearing trails||Yes||Please bring hand tools, gloves, close-toed shoes. On day of service, please check in with the Visitor's Desk to receive trail assignment|
|Richmond Academy||20||9 a.m. - noon||Clean up Day|
|Ronald McDonald House of Augusta||938 Greene St||10||9 a.m. - 1 p.m.||Inside work - Clean baseboards, ceiling fans, blinds, entire kitchen, open rooms, high areas, wipe down all doors and door knobs||No|
|Turn Back the Block||1590 Broad Street||Unlimited||8 a.m. – noon||Preparation of new home site||16 & up||Fill out volunteer release on their website. Bring workgloves, closed toe shoes, and yard tools|