Action Days

Check out ways Arkansas Tech is connecting to the community this month with our featured Action Days.

 

February

Agency: Pope County Library

When: Thursday, February 12th; 9am-12pm

What: Help the library staff take inventory of books; scan and sort books in proper location. RSVP to this event on theLink to make sure you are included in this opportunity. You can RSVP by going to the Campus Life page on theLink, clicking on events, and click on Action Day with Pope County Library, and you will find the RSVP option on the bottom right of the event page.

Location: 116 E 3rd St.
              Russellville, AR 72801

Contact: Tammy Evans
             tevans@popelibrary.org
             479.968.4368

March

Agency: Ray of Hope Food Pantry

When: Saturday, March 7th; 8:00am-4:00pm

What: Help take donations during the Ray of Hope food drive at the Walmart in Dardanelle. This is a come and go volunteer event, so feel free to stop by at your convenience 

Location: Dardanelle Walmart
            

Contact: Noel Hubler
             479-567-6292

 

Part II

Agency: ARVAC Food Bank

When: Tuesday, March 17th; 3-6pm

What: Sort and deliver food donated to the food bank to support the Russellville community. RSVP to this event on theLink to make sure you are included in this opportunity. You can RSVP by going to the Campus Life page on theLink, clicking on events, click on Action Day with ARVAC Food Bank, and you will find the RSVP option on the bottom right of the event page.

Location: ARVAC Food Bank
              504 Union Street
              Dardanelle
             *Meet at the Doc Bryan Rotunda at 2:30pm

Contact: Audra Butler
             abutler@arvacinc.org
             479-229-4861

 

April

Agency: ARVAC Inc.: Community Garden

When: Saturday, April 4th; 9am-12pm

What: Volunteer with ARVAC Food Bank to help create and maintain the new community hope garden! RSVP to this event on theLink to make sure you are included in this opportunity. You can RSVP by going to the Campus Life page on theLink, clicking on events, click on Action Day with ARVAC Hope Garden, and you will find the RSVP option on the bottom right of the event page.

Location: Freedom House
              400 Lake Front Drive
              Russellville
             *We will be meeting at Doc Bryan at 8:30am to carpool to location

Contact: Audra Butler
             abutler@arvacinc.org
             479-229-4861

 

National Volunteer Week

Agency: Russellville Animal Shelter

When: Monday, April 13th; 10am-12pm & 2-4pm

What: Play with animal in the shelter, clean pins, walk the dogs, help with feeding time. We will be taking two shifts of participants in order to reduce overwhelming the animal shelter staff. Space is limited, so RSVP for a time slot on theLiNK BY April 10th to secure a volunteer spot. You can RSVP by going to the Campus Life page on theLink, clicking on events, click on National Volunteer Week: Russellville Animal Shelter (there is an event for the 10am shift and the 2pm shift separately), and you will find the RSVP option on the bottom right of the event page.

Contact: Emily Bradley
             Ebradley8@atu.edu
             479-968-0280

Location: We will be meeting at the Doc Bryan Rotunda at 9:30am for the 10am shift, and 1:30pm for the 2pm shift.

 

Agency: Arkansas Health Hospice

When: Tuesday, April 14th; 1-4pm

What: Help to improve the landscape at Arkansas Health Hospice! Make sure you wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty.

Location: Arkansas Health Hospice
              404 N. El Paso Ave
              Russellville

Contact: Shelly Jones
             sjones@arkansashospice.org
             479-498-2050

 

Agency: Bone Marrow Registry Drive (World Record attempt!)

When: Tuesday, April 14th @ 9pm - Wednesday, April 15th @ 9pm

What: Help Arkansas Tech set the world record of the most individuals registered to be a Bone Marrow match! We are attempting to get 3,000 individuals registered in a 24 hour time period!

Location: Young Ballroom

Contact: Dr. Jason Warnick
             jwarnick@atu.edu

 

Agency: River Valley Food 4 Kids

When: Wednesday, April 15th; 9:30am-1:00pm

What: Join us as we work with Arkansas Food for Kids to stuff backpacks with food, as well as deliver backpacks to local schools. RSVP to this event on theLink to make sure you are included in this opportunity. You can RSVP by going to the Campus Life page on theLink, clicking on events, click on Action Day with River Valley Food 4 Kids, and you will find the RSVP option on the bottom right of the event page.

Location: Directions on theLink event page.

Contact: Kristin Foster
             hungeralliance@gmail.com
             479-223-1544

 

Agency: ARVAC Food Bank

When: Thursday, April 16th; 3-6pm

What: Sort, stock, and deliver food to members for the Russellville community. Volunteering is come and go, so feel free to drop by anytime between 3-6pm!

Location: RVAC Food Bank
              504 Union Street
              Dardanelle

Contact: Audra Butler
             abutler@arvacinc.org
             479-229-4861

 

Agency: Bona Dea Trail

When: Friday, April 17th; 11am-1pm

What: Join Campus Life for some spring cleaning of Bona Dea trails! Students will be picking up trash and debris to prep the trail for the spring and summer. Volunteering is come and go, so stop by anytime between 11am-1pm!

Location: Bona Dea Trail

Contact: Emily Bradley
             esbradley89@gmail.com
             479-968-0280

 

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