Events & Activities

Upcoming and Current Events, Programs, and Activities

One Can Hope: October 1 – December 16, 2016
The UMW Staff Advisory Council is collecting non-perishable food donations through Friday, December 16th. Donations will benefit the Fredericksburg Food Bank. If you are interested in having a donation collection box in your area please contact SAC Activities.

Back to School Supply Drive: July 2016 – mid August 2016
The SAC is sponsoring its annual school supply drive with the Spotsylvania County School District. Donation collection boxes can be found in your area. If you do not see one in your area, contact an SAC member to locate the nearest one. This initiative helps children of all age groups and kids most in need to succeed in school. Keep an eye out for the school supply lists posted in your local supply stores such as Wal-Mart. Any donations are welcome!

Rappahannock United Way Day of Action: September 23, 2016 (upcoming)
The UMW Center for Honor, Leadership and Service is spearheading the effort to get together a UMW team for the Rappahannock United Way Day of Action.

Sign up to be part of an amazing one-day volunteer event that will change our community! The Rappahannock United Way Day of Action will take place on Friday, September 23rd. On this day, hundreds of volunteers from local businesses will come together to take on projects around the Fredericksburg Region. Volunteers will be matched with nonprofit organizations throughout the community to help complete vital projects.

Don’t forget – you may use part of your 16 hours of Community Service leave to participate in this event! For more information about the Day of Action, go to the  Rappahannock United Way Day of Caring website.

Click HERE to register to be part of the UMW team for the Day of Action. The deadline to register to be a Day of Action volunteer is August 10th. For more information, contact Christina Eggenberger at the Center for Honor, Leadership and Service.

Past Events, Programs, and Activities

New Student Orientation Volunteering June 2016
Each year the SAC helps to advertise the need for volunteers for the New Student Orientation. Volunteers help greet the incoming students and family members, help with parking directions, and provide directional assistance in various places throughout campus.

Goodwill Drop N Go Program April – May 2016
The Office of Residence Life and Commuter Student Services partners with Goodwill to sponsor the Goodwill Drop N Go Program on campus during residence hall move out. Over the past three years the program has collected 34,000 pounds of discarded items that would have otherwise been sent to the landfill! This year Residence Life and Commuter Student Services expanded the program to include faculty and staff.

Virginia Public Service Week May 2016
As recognition for employees, throughout the week of May 2 – May 6 there will be activities such as popcorn socials, ice cream socials, games, etc. Each day there will be a prize drawing for an employee.

Faculty Staff Mixers

The S.A.C sponsors a Faculty/Staff Mixer every month! Come out and enjoy some happy hour priced food and drinks with co-workers and friends! This is a great chance to gather, meet people outside of your area, finally put a face with a name, and network!

June 2016home team
When: Wednesday, June 29th 4pm-7pm
Where: Home Team Grill, Eagle Village

April 2016
When: Thursday April 7, 4:30-6pm
Where: Home Team Grill, Eagle Village

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