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Service-Learning & Volunteer Programs


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Service-Learning & Volunteer Programs

Office Location:
705 S. New Street
Lawrence Center, Room 241
West Chester, PA 19382

Phone: 610-436-3379
Fax: 610-430-5600

  • WCU volunteers worked with the American Red Cross to set up an emergency shelter at WCU to assist community members who lost electricity in their homes due to a winter storm.

  • WCU's Annual MLK Jr. Day of Service where volunteers made blankets for Fleece for Keeps, Chester County Hospital, and Nemours A. I. DuPont Children's Hospital.

  • Over 1,200 pounds of food was donated by West Chester University students and staff to the Chester County Food Bank and West Chester Food Cupboard.

  • Students spent a week on Alternative Spring Break in Philadelphia working on a community revitalization program through community arts, gardening, and youth mentoring.


American Red Cross Blood Drive
The fall Consumer Behavior class is holding an American Red Cross Blood Drive in the Sykes Student Union, Room 115 on Tuesday, November 18th and Thursday, November 20th  from 12:00pm to 5:00pm. Please go to  to sign up for the blood drive and enter Sponsor Code: Blood 4 Buds. Please sign up with the team name Releaf! Each donation can save up to three lives!!

18th Annual Bear Fair
During the month of November, WCU will be hosting the Bear Fair to collect donations of new teddy bears for children in need. All of the bears will be used to provide comfort and joy to youth living in shelters, children in hospitals, and kids in need of presents during the holiday season. To find out more about how to donate or how to register your non-profit organization to receive bears, go to the Bear Fair Page.

Report Your Community Service Hours!
The Office of Service-Learning and Volunteer Programs tracks student volunteer hours across campus. We ask that all clubs, organizations, fraternities, sororities, athletic teams, and individual students fill out our Community Service Monthly Report Form so we can better publicize your hard work and commitment to serving others.

Outstanding Volunteers and Service Projects
Take a few minutes and nominate a friend or an organization for an award! Outstanding Volunteers are eligible to win a $200 scholarship!

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