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Volunteers needed for One Stop Community Christmas

Staff Report

December 1, 2019

More than 1,000 volunteers are needed for the One Stop Community Christmas, which will take place on Dec. 14 at Lake Land College’s West Building. Renee Fonner, promotion director at Cromwell Radio, said in an email that people can register by going to and clicking on “Volunteers....

Volunteers wanted to help with Christmas giving event

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

December 4, 2018

The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism will need volunteers to help One Stop Community Christmas provide new household items for more than 945 families Saturday at Lakeland College. Beth Gillespie, the interim director of civic engagement, said the purpose of One Stop Community Christmas is...

Holiday Hustle raises $2,800 for One Stop Community Christmas

Kaj Holm, a teacher at Charleston High School, wore a Christmas-themed outfit for Saturday’s Holiday Hustle 5K run/walk. He was the fourth person to cross the finish line in front of Old Main with a time of 21 minutes and 55 seconds.

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

December 2, 2018

People of all ages huddled in front of the gates of Old Main Saturday and waited for their signal to take off on their 5k “hustle” to support over 900 families. Participants for this year’s Holiday Hustle helped raise $2,800 for One Stop Community Christmas. Despite uncertainty with the weather, ...

Booth Library to be a One Stop Community Christmas donation site

November 8, 2017

The campus community can donate books, toys or money to help local families this Christmas as part of One Stop Community Christmas program by bringing them to Booth Library. The One Stop Community Christmas program is a collaborative effort of many different area organizations to come together and...

Programs G.I.V.E new students chance to volunteer

Prowl leader Kallista Martin loads boxes of food to be given to the Charleston Food Pantry Saturday as a part of Jumpstart 2 G.I.V.E.

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-chief

August 20, 2017

On and off campus, new students were out on Saturday volunteering for different programs as a part of Jumpstart 2 G.I.V.E. Students registered in advance to volunteer for programs offered during the summer. These included helping out at the Douglas Hart Nature Center, working on the Lake Charleston...

Sophomores step up to organize ‘Holiday Hustle’

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2016

Four sophomore students sharing the same passion for giving back to the community organized the fifth annual Holiday Hustle 5K run/walk. Sophomores Samantha Boomgarden, Audrey Rex, Brianne Ed and Katie Ervin met as incoming freshmen through the Presidential Scholars Scholarship program, which involves...

Booth Library taking donations for One Stop Community Christmas

Staff Report

November 6, 2016

The Booth Library is taking donations of books, toys or money to benefit the One Stop Community Christmas program. One Stop Community Christmas works collaboratively with different organizations in the area to help families in need. The program consists of different organizations that serve Clark,...

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