Offering a helping hand

UTSA participates April 8 in volunteer event

By Adi Pavlovic
Student Writer, College of Liberal and Fine Arts

(April 7, 2006)--The UTSA Service Leader Council and the student group, VOICES (Volunteer Organization Involving Community, Education and Service), will host United to Serve on April 8, as part of National Volunteer Week.

United to Serve is a University of Texas System volunteer initiative involving students, administrators, faculty and staff system wide in an effort to engage and mobilize thousands of volunteers in local communities.

United to Serve is an all-day event in which UTSA volunteers will go out into the community to work on projects for 11 agencies. Seventeen UTSA students will serve on on-site project leaders. More than 500 UTSA students have participated in previous projects.

Established in 1993, VOICES coordinates and provides community-service opportunities for the university community.

For more information, contact Sharis Slocum at (210) 458-4160.

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