Bulldogs in Service 2023

Bulldogs in Service is back! Alumni around the world are invited to partner with organizations in their local areas to host a service project during the month of May. 

What we need from you:

  • coordinate time, location, and job responsibilities of the service project
  • provide all details to us that we can share with other alumni in your area
  • commit to attend and welcome guests

What Alumni & Community Relations will provide:

  • publicize the service opportunity to fellow alumni via email and social media
  • take RSVPs and provide you with a list

Suggested Ideas:
Food pantries
Community gardens
Ronald McDonald House
beach/park cleanup

If you have questions, you can reach out to us at alumni@redlands.edu

Projects so far (as of 3/22/2023):
Registration will open April 1

In Calfornia:
City: Project Location Host Name Date Time Project Address Minimum Age Accommodations Description 
Redlands Asistencia Lori Horter '88 5/20/2023 9:00 - 2:00 pm 26930 Barton Road 13+ Must be able to go up and down a few stairs/steps.  Bending and kneeling is necessary as well as climbing up and down short step ladders.  Some areas are handicap accessible, but not all. Overall cleaning of interior of rooms including cleaning windows inside and out.  Polishing of wooden pews.  Weeding of entire property requested as well as moving and replanting some native plants (cactus).
Redlands Redlands Family Services Lori Hatfield '80 5/12/2023 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. 612 Lawton St.
Redlands CA 92373
12+ Must be able to bend and reach. Organizing and sorting the remaining pallets from the annual food drive in November. This is imperative to the pantry as it helps FSA stay on top of what is in stock to give out as well as helps avoid food waste throughout the year.
Redlands Rise Against Hunger Heaven Rivera '21 & Katie Estrella 5/20/2023 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Orton Center, Main UR campus 5+ None needed. Plenty of ways to help for everyone! Students, faculty, and staff are invited to join Community Service Learning (CSL) and Bulldogs in Service for a volunteer opportunity packaging meals with Rise Against Hunger, a global movement to end hunger by empowering communities, nourishing lives, and responding to emergencies. Make a hands-on impact by packaging nutritious meals that will change lives for decades to come. Please contact csl_office@redlands.edu for more information
Lake Elsinore Lake Elsinore Dream Center James Patricola '07 5/27/2023 10:00 - 12:00 pm 114 E Peck St. 4+ This project is handicap accessible.
The Dream Center is a volunteer-driven organization includes Adopt-A-Block, where the physical needs of individuals and families is met by cleaning up the blocks of the needy and providing food and other services as needed leading to better relationships and a brighter future for the community.
Shadow Hills AHEAD With Horses Inc Michelle Newman '05 5/20/2023 9:00 - 12:00 pm 10157 Johanna Ave 12+ We will be working outdoors on landscaping projects. The location is handicap accessible.  Help with landscaping projects around the facility, assist with horses and children, and help prepare for their upcoming fundraiser in June. 
Ventura Ventura Suburban Kiwanis Club Ayesha Ali King '10 5/13/2023 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. 2950 Pierpont Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001
Parking is free
5+ There may be some accessibility issues. Clean up one of our busiest local beaches in Ventura County! Please sign the online waiver before participating: https://waiver.smartwaiver.com/e/WKyVLMPzzMConSqyAgUywQ/
San Francisco St. Anthony Foundation Veronica Surrette-Fahey '15 5/13/2023 9:30 - 1:45 pm 121 Golden Gate Ave 13+ Volunteers are not required to do any heavy lifting; however, they will need to stand for the majority of the shift. Volunteers will be assigned roles in food preparation, food serving and bussing, and ensuring our Dining Room guests are served with dignity.
Outside of California:      
Coos Bay, OR Marshfield Cemetary Cleanup Donald Ford '68 5/13/2023 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. 750 S 7th St
Coos Bay, OR 97420
8+ None Clean up Marshfield Cemetery

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