October 5, 2001
Hundreds of students
set to volunteer this weekend
More than 300 students from California
State University, Sacramento will roll up their sleeves and
get to work for the community from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday,
In all, 11 organizations will get extra help during the student
government's semi-annual "Community Service Day."
Students will remove overgrown brush and help restore native
habitat with the American River Parkway Foundation, help the
Sacramento Children's Home prepare the La Casita store for
the holidays and assist the Sacramento Fire Department with
a fire prevention program in Old Sacramento.
The students will also work with the Alzheimer's Association,
Arcade Creek Park and Recreation, the California Native Plant
Society, the Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Hart Senior Center,
Orange Grove School, Sacramento Neighborhood Housing and the
Each volunteer will receive breakfast, lunch and a T-shirt.
The day begins with an 8 a.m. sign-in and breakfast at the
University Union Ballroom. Work will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Students may still sign up by calling (916) 278-4241, and
volunteer opportunities will also be available for those who
do not call in advance.
Media assistance, including more detailed information on the
volunteer sites, is available by contacting the CSUS public
affairs office at (916) 278-6156.
further information send E-Mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or
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