CLEMSON — The fourth annual campuswide day of service is set for Saturday, Oct. 5. Bearing a new name this year (formerly The Big Event), Clemson University’s Fall In Day of Service has attracted nearly 20 community partners to host Clemson students, faculty and staff. The event is a collaboration between Clemson Home, Fraternity and Sorority Life and Student Involvement and Leadership.

Students head to the Anderson Free Clinic as part of the 2018 Campuswide Day of Service

The University will hold its fourth annual Day of Service on Saturday, Oct. 5.
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“We are excited to once again have a great group of students, faculty and staff sign up to participate in service to several partners in the area,” said Kate Radford, associate director of Student Involvement and Leadership. “Service will run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for morning volunteers, and from noon to 5 p.m. for those who want to work in the afternoon. It should be a lot of fun and a great way to come together in support of our greater Clemson community.”

Volunteers can visit the registration page to select from the list of available sites. Those participating this year are:

  • Anderson Interfaith Ministries
  • Brutontown Community Center
  • Camp Spearhead
  • Church of the Ascension
  • Clemson Downs
  • Clemson Little Theater
  • Collins Children’s Home
  • Feed a Hungry Child
  • Foothills Care Center
  • Greenville County Parks and Recreation
  • Greenville Free Medical Clinic
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Littlejohn Community Center
  • Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen
  • Parenting Place
  • Pendleton Historic Foundation
  • Safe Harbor
  • Sharing, Inc.
  • Tamassee DAR School

The total commitment for volunteers is five hours, which includes transportation to and from the service site. Volunteers are urged to bring a water bottle and sunscreen if working outside, as well as close-toed shoes and clothing appropriate for service.

Check-in will take place on the North Green, located near the Carillon Garden on campus. Registration closes on Wednesday, Oct. 2. Contact Cara Snider (csnide3@clemson.edu) with any questions.