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November 20, 2008


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Hometown vs. Hunger Food Drive

Monday, Nov. 24, 5-7 pm

Pitt will take on Penn State in women’s basketball at the Petersen Events Center. Fans are asked to bring food donations in exchange for a $1 ticket to the game. There will be an official weigh-in of food collected during half-time. Volunteers are needed to staff the pre-game event.

YMCA Turkey Trot

Thursday, Nov. 27, 7:30-10 am

Volunteers are needed to staff the annual Turkey Trot through Downtown Pittsburgh. The race benefits YMCA community and family programs.

Big Brothers & Big Sisters

Wednesday, Dec. 3, noon-1 pm

Big Brothers & Big Sisters provides one-to-one mentoring programs and related services that help youth discover their highest potential and grow to become responsible adults, leading productive and rewarding lives. Attend this on-campus session to learn more about volunteering with the program.

Project Bundle-Up Telethon

Friday, Dec. 12, 9 pm-midnight

This fundraiser to support the work of Project Bundle-Up needs volunteers to staff the phones at WTAE-TV.

Gift Bag Preparation

Friday, Dec. 19, 4-6 pm

A Salvation Army Christmas dinner for the homeless and needy will be hosted at Pitt. Pitt will provide gifts to the dinner guests. Help at an on-campus location is needed to put these gifts together.

Christmas Day at Pitt

Thursday, Dec. 25, 9 am-noon, 11 am-2 pm, 1-4 pm

Pitt’s Oakland campus will host a Salvation Army Christmas dinner for the homeless and needy. This event is made possible by the generosity of Sodexho Dining Services and its staff. Volunteers are needed to help make this day special. Indicate your preferred shift. Sign up early; this event fills up quickly.

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