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Penn State Lehigh Valley students spend spring break in service to others

Penn State Lehigh Valley students spent the week of Spring Break volunteering across the Lehigh Valley through the Mini-Days of Caring program organized by the Office of Student Affairs.
Young woman sorting donations and stacking boxes on shelf

Mini-Days of Caring: Sixth Street Shelter

Penn State Lehigh Valley student volunteers sort and stack boxes of donations at the Sixth Street Shelter.

Group of students and staff member posing while volunteering

Mini-Days of Caring: group

PSU-LV students and staff went to the Sixth Street Shelter in Allentown to paint an apartment and to organize donation shelves for resident apartments on March 6 during the Mini-Days of Caring.

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Students adopt an apartment to help homeless family

College and high school students worked together on United Way supported project
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Adopt-an-Apartment

Volunteers from the student team from Penn State Lehigh Valley posed outside of the Sixth Street Shelter in Allentown while working on the Adopt-an-Apartment program this fall.

faculty, staff and students organized food donations in Centre Hall

Penn State Lehigh Valley community teams up for annual Thanksgiving food drive

The campus community packed and distributed food which was collected to provide a Thanksgiving meal to 47 families living at the shelter.
faculty, staff and students organized food donations in Centre Hall

PSU-LV Food drive 2017

The campus community gathered together on Nov. 16 in Centre Hall to organize the donated items into grocery bags before they were delivered to the Sixth Street Shelter.

groups in Centre Hall with donated food

PSU-LV Food drive volunteers 2017

Before heading to the Sixth Street Shelter to drop off food donations on Nov. 16, volunteers from Penn State Lehigh Valley posed for a photo.

Annual Food Drive to Benefit Sixth Street Shelter

Every November for the past several years, the Office of Student Affairs spearheads the Annual Penn State Lehigh Valley Thanksgiving Food Drive to benefit the Sixth Street Shelter in Allentown. This year our efforts will help feed 47 families residing at the shelter.

Group of volunteers stocking shelves

Mini-Days of Caring Sixth Street Shelter

Penn State Lehigh Valley students went to the Sixth Street Shelter in Allentown on March 7 to help distribute food to those who rely on weekly food distributions from the shelter; restock the shelves at the food pantry; organize donation shelves for resident apartments and help clean the child care and play room.

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