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Volunteer with CCAR: Fall 2019

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Plant trees at the Rockefeller State Park Preserve, pack groceries for the New York Common Pantry, cheer on runners at the Miles for Meals 5k, and much more. This is your opportunity to give back to your community. Let’s do some good!

Volunteer, get involved, and make a difference with the Center for Community Action and Research (CCAR) at Dyson College. Their mission is to enrich the educational experiences of students in order to cultivate tomorrow’s leaders and citizens for active participation in the larger life of their communities, the nation, and the world. See what they have planned for the Fall 2019 semester:

NYC Campus

New York Common Pantry
Saturday, September 13 | 11:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. | 8 East 109th Street, New York, NY 10029
New York City’s largest community-based food pantry needs your help! CCAR will be working to pack groceries for food insecure families. Please wear clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty as well as closed-toed shoes. If you have any questions, please email Program Coordinator Vandana, and be sure to sign up on OrgSync to volunteer at the New York Common Pantry.

For more volunteer opportunities with CCAR, follow them on the NYC Campus OrgSync.


PLV Campus

Mobile Food Pantry
Wednesday, September 18
Wednesday, October 23
Wednesday, November 20
Wednesday, December 11 | 11:45 a.m.–2:30 p.m. | Outside the Kessel Student Center
Join the CCAR in supporting Pace’s Mobile Food Pantry, organized in partnership with Feeding Westchester. The Mobile Food Pantry is open to students, faculty, staff, and community members and relies on volunteers to run! The Food Pantry happens once a month. Sign up for a shift on OrgSync to help with the Mobile Food Pantry. Further opportunities to volunteer can be found on the CCAR OrgSync page.

Miles for Meals 5k
Sunday, September 22 | 8:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. | Various locations on the PLV Campus
Sign up to join the CCAR in supporting Feeding Westchester at their 5k fundraising event! Feeding Westchester’s mission is to end hunger in Westchester County. Help their efforts by cheering on runners in the morning or assisting with clean-up in the afternoon. Event takes place on campus.

Rockefeller State Park Preserve
Sunday, September 29 | 11:00 a.m. 1:30 p.m. | Sign up for meeting location
CCAR will be visiting the beautiful Rockefeller State Park Preserve to plant trees and learn more about local environmental issues. Sign up to join them on their park adventures! There is limited space available for this opportunity, so put your name in soon.

For more volunteer opportunities with CCAR, follow them on the PLV Campus OrgSync.

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