Service Opportunities & News from the Richter Center
Richter Center News & Events
A Big Thank You for the Community Service Opportunities Fair's Success!
Letters to Veterans
Richter Center Student Leader Cora writing a letter to a veteran.
Diapers for Babies
Richter Center Student Leaders holding up fabric that will be used to make baby diapers.
Bone Marrow Registry
Richter Center Student Leaders Sharon & Cassie next to the Be the Match table.
1st Blood & Bone Marrow Drive of the Academic Year
All donors will receive a BOGO voucher to the 2015 Big Fresno Fair & FREE Commemorative T-shirt!
Tuesday–Thursday | September 15–17, 2015
- Tuesday, 4:30–7:30pm, University Courtyard
- Wednesday & Thursday, 10:00am–4:00pm, University Student Union & Maple Mall
To donate blood you must be in good health, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds, and be at least 17 years old. Photo ID and Social Security Number are required at donor registration. Please eat a good meal and drink plenty of fluids four hours prior to donation. Donating blood is not painful and takes less than an hour. YOUR donation could save up to three lives!
For more information on blood donation, please call the Central California Blood Center at (559) 389-5433.
Fresno State Opportunities
Peer Mentors for Wayfinders
If you are interested in being a Peer Mentor, please contact Wayfinders Activities Coordinator, Ryan Wilson, at firstname.lastname@example.org, 559-278-0390, or come by the Wayfinders Office located in Kremen Education Building room 151 to pick up an application.
If you're interested, then attend the informational meeting on Tuesday, September 15th from 2–4:00 p.m. in the Kremen Education Building, Room 215.
Other Service & Educational Opportunities
Walk to End Alzheimer's
Fresno State Maple Mall
5241 N. Maple Ave.
Fresno, CA 93740
Join the Walk to End Alzheimer's in Fresno on September 12, 2015 to bring awareness and raise funds for the care, support, & research of the nation's sixth-leading cause of death.
Learn more by visiting the Alzheimer's Association website.
Volunteer for VA Central California Health Care System
Volunteer for the Community Food Bank
Volunteers are needed for an array of tasks:
- Saturday Sort Days: helping prepare food for distribution by sorting, bagging, and labeling
- Distribution Center Volunteering: sorting food donations, repackaging bulk foods, sorting produce, and bagging/boxing food
- Drought Food Relief Distributions: handing out emergency food boxes, produce, and registering participants in drought-affected communities
- Office Assistance Volunteering: filing, organizing, data entry, and mailings
- Special Events
For more information or to sign up to volunteer, please contact Sarah Pedelty by phone at (559) 237-3663 ext. 106 or by email at email@example.com
Volunteer for a Fresno County Library
They're currently in need of:
- an infant/toddler storyteller
- teen and college student tutors
- computer coaches
For more information, contact the Volunteer Services Office at (559) 600-9230 or via email at Elizabeth.Finkle@fresnolibrary.org
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The Jan & Bud Richter Center for Community Engagement & Service-Learning
We are dedicated to improving the education and development of our students and helping create a better community through service and learning.