Gannon University Alumni to Volunteer for GIVE Day Event in 11 Cities
Posted: September 6, 2013
Erie, Pa. - Gannon University students, staff and alumni will
participate in community service projects on Saturday, Sept. 21, in
the following cities as part of the University's annual Gannon's
Invitation to Volunteer Everywhere (GIVE) Day: Erie, Pa.; Atlanta,
Ga.; Buffalo, N.Y.; Chicago, Ill.; Cleveland, Ohio; Columbus, Ohio;
Harrisburg, Pa.; Newark, N.J.; Pittsburgh, Pa.; Rochester, N.Y.;
and Washington, D.C.
A free GIVE Day t-shirt will be given to all volunteers who
register by Thursday, Sept. 12, online at www.gannonalumni.org.
The Erie, Pa., event will be from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the
Emerson-Gridley Elementary School on 816 Park Ave. North
(www.eriesd.org/domain/11). Volunteers will landscape and beautify
Gridley Park near the school. For more information, contact Jessica
Nelson at email@example.com or 814-449-9533.
The Atlanta, Ga., event will be from 1-4 p.m. at MedShare
International on 3240 Clifton Springs Rd. in Decatur, Ga.
(www.medshare.org/volunteer). The volunteers will sort and package
medical supplies to be sent overseas. For more information, contact
Andy Tellers at firstname.lastname@example.org or 937-499-0821.
The Buffalo, N.Y., event from 10 a.m.-noon at Woodlawn State
Park at S-3580 Lakeshore Rd. in Blasdell, N.Y.
(www.nysparks.com/parks/47). The volunteers clean trash and debris
from the park as part of the Great Lakes Beach Sweep. For more
information, contact Colleen Connolly at email@example.com or
The Chicago, Ill., event will be from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at
Loyola Beach at 1230 W. Greenleaf Ave.
(www.chicagoparkdistrict.com). The volunteers will clean and
beautify the dunes along the shore. For more information, contact
April Garrett at firstname.lastname@example.org or 773-827-6964.
The Cleveland, Ohio, event will be from 9 a.m.-noon at Beacon
Health at 7350 Palisades Parkway, Mentor, Ohio
(www.beaconhealth.us). The volunteers will organize and sort
donated clothing for the mental health agency's clients. For more
information, contact Jane Frye at email@example.com or
The Columbus, Ohio, event will be from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.
at Furniture Bank of Central Ohio at 118 S. Yale Ave.
(www.furniturebankcoh.org). The volunteers will be painting,
assembling, sanding and painting tables. For more information,
contact Ronee Woodley at firstname.lastname@example.org or
The Harrisburg, Pa., event will be from 8:15 a.m.-noon at
Project SHARE of Carlisle at 5N Orange St., Suite 4, Carlisle, Pa.
(www.projectshare.net). The volunteers will distribute food on
site. For more information, contact Christie Twentier at
email@example.com or 717-364-2888.