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Barnard Reach Out: Hurricane Relief Projects

Saturday, November 17, 2012 and Sunday, November 18, 2012
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Join the New York City Civic Engagement Program and help our community recover from Hurricane Sandy:

Riverside Park Restoration: Saturday, November 17th, 10am to 1pm

Help the Riverside Park Fund restore Riverside Park this Saturday, November 17th, from 10am to 1pm.  Volunteers will be raking leaves and spreading woodchips.

Please complete the online registration form if you are interested in helping and we will contact you with more project details.  If you have any questions in the meantime, please contact Adair Kleinpeter-Ross (BC '13), one of our Civic Engagement Fellows, at amk2208@barnard.edu.

Day of Action for New York: Sunday, November 18th, All Day

The Clinton Foundation and the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) are taking action to support our communities in New York, by bringing people and organizations together on November 18th for a Day of Action for New York.  The organization is seeking to mobilize 1,000 people to make a meaningful difference in an area hard hit by Sandy.  Volunteers will spend a day volunteering either on Staten Island, the Rockaways, or Long Beach.  The Clinton Foundation will provide transportation to and from the service site, presumably departing from meeting points in Manhattan. 

We are currently organizing a Barnard College Team to participate in the Day of Action for New York.  If you are interested in joining the Barnard College Team, please complete this internal registration form.  Due to overwhelming interest, the Clinton Foundation has closed registration for the event but we should have a few more slots available for Barnard volunteers.

More details about the project will be available in the coming days.  Please feel free to contact Valerie Chow, Associate Director, Civic Engagement and Experiential Learning, at vchow@barnard.edu with any questions.

Please consider giving back to our community by helping with the relief effort!

 

 

 

Nov 17 2012 - 10:00am