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Pace Gives Thanks

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‘Tis the season of giving! You’re invited to celebrate Thanksgiving 2018 with craftmaking, giving blood, a community potluck, and so much more. All of Pace is getting involved this season. Join us!

Interested in giving back? Skip to the volunteer opportunities!

NYC Campus

Monday, November 12

NSSLHA’s Thanksgiving Crafts
12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | 6th Floor, 163 William Street
Help the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) make Thanksgiving-themed crafts for the AHRC! Give thanks by giving back this holiday season. 

Thursday, November 15

LGBTQA and Social Justice Center Potluck
3:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. | 8th Floor, 41 Park Row
Celebrating their eighth annual “Thanks and Giving” potluck, the LGBTQA and Social Justice Center welcomes all members of their community for an early evening of giving with food and fun.

Monday, November 19

Thanksgiving Bake Sale
12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. | Setters Hallway A, One Pace Plaza
The Pace Against Animal Cruelty (PAAC) club is raising money for the Sean Casey Animal Rescue in Brooklyn—with sweets! Treat yourself for a good cause.

PLV Campus 

Wednesday, November 14

RHA’s Thanksgiving Dinner
8:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Kessel Multi-Purpose Room
Every year, the Residence Hall Association (RHA) hosts a Thanksgiving dinner—and you’re invited! Come enjoy catered food and great company before you head off for the holiday break.

Monday, November 19

Thanksgiving Extravaganza
5:00 p.m.–11:30 p.m. | Gottesman Room
The Students of Caribbean Awareness (SOCA) are hosting their annual Thanksgiving banquet! Celebrate Caribbean culture with food, live performances, a discussion, and even giveaways.

Wednesday, November 28

Blood Drive
11:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. | Gottesman Room
Did you know that one pint of blood can save up to three lives? Pace is teaming up with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive right after Thanksgiving. If you’re able, consider donating! You can always volunteer, too. Email Suede Graham if interested in getting involved.

Can’t make it to any of these events, but still want to get into the spirit of the season? No problem! Check out the following volunteer opportunities organized by Pace’s CCAR department:

Volunteer Opportunities

Sunday, November 18

Race to Deliver (NYC)
Race to Deliver, one of the largest fundraisers for service organization God’s Love We Deliver, is symbolic of humanity’s daily race to solve the plagues of illness and hunger. Play your part and head to the world-famous Central Park to run for a great cause! Through your help, God’s Love We Deliver can continue to provide medically tailored meals to families in need.

Monday, November 19

Meal Prep with YWCA (White Plains)
Volunteer New York is looking for volunteers that can help prepare Thanksgiving dinners at the YWCA in White Plains. Donations of turkey and ham are also welcome!

Thursday, November 22

Citymeals on Wheels (NYC)
Are you interested in providing a warm, nourishing meal to an elderly neighbor, or a homebound New Yorker in need? Whether you’ve got a car or walking shoes, Citymeals on Wheels is looking for volunteers to ensure nobody is forgotten this Thanksgiving.

Gobble Gobble Give (NYC)
On Thanksgiving morning, volunteers are invited to come to the Church of the Intercession in Harlem to gather dry goods, box warm food, and hand out meals to community members. Volunteers are needed for a variety of important tasks, so sign up today!

Turkey Trot (Valhalla)
Work off those calories before digging into that smorgasbord of turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and four more helpings of each! This year, the Turkey Trot is partnering with the Organization for Autism Research, a non-profit organization founded by parents and grandparents of children on the autism spectrum.