Join the Office of Sustainability, the Drew Volunteer Resource Center, and Center for Civic Engagement to take action across campus and in the greater community April 21-26.

Monday 4/21: Campus clean-up hosted by DEAL 5pm in front of EC
Join Drew Environmental Action League to clean up campus cigarette butts and other trash

Tuesday 4/22 Earth Day: Volunteer off-campus with Morristown Urban Farm 3:00-6:00pm

Join Farmer Shaun to prepare the soil at the farm and plant spring vegetables. The Urban Farm provides produce for Morristown’s public school system and the Interfaith Food Pantry. We will leave campus 3pm. Contact cnotas@drew.edu if you have questions.
Sign up for this event.

Wednesday 4/23VRC Non-Profit Fair 4:00-6:00, Crawford Hall, EC
The Volunteer Resource Center invites students to learn about and interact with local food pantries, homeless shelters, and campus student groups. Stop by to learn more!

Thursday 4/24: Civic Engagement Showcase and Awards 4:00pm-6:00pm, Crawford Hall, EC
Strong and vibrant communities depend on the contributions of individuals and groups committed to improving the world around them. The Civic Engagement Awards recognize and honor the contributions of the Drew community to the world beyond the university.

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Thursday 4/24: Madison Green Fair 3:30-6:30pm, Downtown
Learn about Madison’s sustainability efforts and meet local environmental organizations. This event will be held outside the Museum of Early Trades and Crafts in downtown Madison. Click here for the Green Fair flyer.

Friday 4/25: Restore the Shore Atlantic City (overnight)
Join the VRC to restore the shore. Leaving Friday morning and returning Saturday.
Sign up for this event by emailing Matt in the VRC at mgragnano@drew.edu.

Saturday 4/26: Fern Fest at Drew (All day outside the EC)

10:00 am – 1:00 pm Native fern planting/reForestation
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch
2:oo pm – 6:00 pm Workshops: drum circle, henna, tarot card readings, a tour of “New Growth” on campus, and more!
8:00pm: Live band music

Celebrate the 16th annual reforestation on campus with DEAL, Earth House and others! There will be an afternoon meeting of the student environmental council to discuss campus sustainability issues.

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Saturday 4/26: Habitat for Humanity Build in Madison 9:00am-4:00pm
Join Drew’s VRC and build a home in Madison in partnership with Habitat for Humanity
Sign up by emailing Matt in the VRC at mgragnano@drew.edu

Sent on: Apr 17, 2014