Come See NC State’s Build-A-Block
A drop-in reception for those who have supported NC State's Build-A-Block partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Wake County will be held Wednesday from noon to 2 p.m. at the worksite off Lake Wheeler Road. RSVP by Friday to attend.
Use Those Community Service Hours
All SHRA and EHRA employees who work at least 20 hours per week are allotted up to 24 hours for volunteer activities, or one hour a week (up to 36 hours annually) for mentoring/tutoring in a school-affiliated program for “at-risk” students or five hours a month (up to 45 hours annually) for participation in a public school literacy program.
NC Vision Zero Steps Up Highway Safety Effort
Donate shoes for Sunday’s commemoration of the World Day of Remembrance on Centennial Campus.
PowerAmerica Adds STEM Initiative for Scouts
PowerAmerica has established North Carolina’s first STEM Scouts program at the Science House on Centennial Campus in conjunction with the Occoneechee Council, Boy Scouts of America.
Deadlines for Donations Extended
Faculty and staff can help college students around the state who are in need with donations to a pair of Staff Senate drives: restocking the Feed the Pack food pantry and donating to the Warm the Pack winter coat drive. Deadlines have been extended to serve more students across the UNC system.
Pledge to Combined Campaign Through Nov. 18
Staff and faculty can choose from among almost 1,000 statewide charities as part of the State Employees Combined Campaign. The campaign drive began Monday and ends on Nov. 18.
Help With Hurricane Relief Efforts
There are multiple ways faculty, staff and students can help neighbors near and far who have been affected or displaced by the flooding of Hurricane Matthew. Check out all the resources available to the campus community, including what donations are needed for the Feed the Pack food pantry and the Food Banks of Central and Eastern North Carolina.
Help Warm the Pack With Coat Donation
The NC State Staff Senate is partnering with the Feed the Pack food pantry to collect new or gently used winter coats for students who may be in need of warm clothing this winter.
Pack Builds a Block for Raleigh
NC State's campus chapter of Habitat for Humanity broke ground on the largest college-affiliated building project in the country, with plans to build 11 town homes off Raleigh's Lake Wheeler Road.
Pack2Pack Connects Those in Need With Household Goods
On Aug. 14, more than 100 students were connected with lightly used furniture and household items through the Pack2Pack program, which was organized by Pack Promise intern Taylor Spoon through a grant from the NC State Sustainability Fund.