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January 18 - 21, 2011

During Alternative Break winter 2011, 40 Sac State students volunteering over the course of one to four days, contributed a total 370 hours of service to local Sacramento communities and non-profits.

Volunteers packing food for distribution.

Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Thirteen volunteers helped set up tables, bag and distribute food, and assist guests at a SFBFS Mobile Food Distribution site. Volunteers served 84 households (a total of 344 people). View Photos >>

Volunteer works on project at ReStore.

Habitat for Humanity
Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Twenty-eight volunteers worked in two groups, supporting both a local home building site and the Sacramento ReStore. View Photos >>

Four volunteers weeding lettuce field.

Harvest Sacramento/Soil Born Farms
Thursday, January 20, 2011

Fifteen volunteers worked worked alongside organic farmers/educators in weeding and maintaining grounds at a local organic farm, American River Ranch. View Photos >>


Two volunteers picking citrus fruit.

Harvest Sacramento
Friday, January 21, 2011

Twelve studens joined Harvest Sacramento volunteers in volunteers in picking and boxing fruit from residential fruit trees in local Sacramento neighborhoods. Approximately 1500 pounds of fresh fruit was gleaned and donated to Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (SFBFS). View Photos >>




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last updated: 2/10/2011