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Six Ways to Volunteer This Fall

Mercer students were able to discover local volunteer opportunities on Friday, Sept. 7. They heard from organizations like Navicent, Fuller Center, DayBreak, United Way, Middle Georgia Community Food Bank and Traffik Jam. Photo by Jayla Moody.

Aliyah Dorsey

September 20, 2018

As the semester begins it is a good idea to think about how you can be more involved in the Macon community. There are so many good ways to help those in need and they are available to every person of many unique capacities. Mercer, in particular, has a culture of reaching out to better the community aro...

Get involved in Macon with Service Saturdays

Get involved in Macon with Service Saturdays

Jenna Eason

November 20, 2014

Change the world one Saturday at a time with the Center for Leadership and Volunteerism’s Service Saturdays. The center organizes the events to help the community by allowing students to volunteer. “I think it’s a good way to get involved with the community and let the community know that you c...

Sand volleyball girls go above and beyond

Sand volleyball girls go above and beyond

Emily Rochefort

August 12, 2014

While other students spent their summer working jobs or enjoying the beach, four members of the Mercer University Sand Volleyball team dedicated part of their summer to service. For the first month and a half of their summer vacation, these girls devoted their time and energy into helping others on two...

LEAP tops 5,000 volunteer hours

LEAP tops 5,000 volunteer hours

Garret McDowell

December 7, 2011

On November 19, the student organization called Local Engagement Against Poverty, better known as LEAP, jumped past 5,000 hours of service by the student body since its inception. When asked why he attends LEAP service days, sophomore Peer Advisor Kevin Jiles said “[LEAP] has been a great tool for Mercer st...

Over 200 students volunteer to 'Be a Good Neighbear'

Over 200 students volunteer to 'Be a Good Neighbear'

Patrick Hobbs

September 21, 2011

This past Saturday, Mercer’s LEAP (Local Engagement Against Poverty) initiative hosted the annual ‘Super Service Saturday: Be a Good Neighbear’ event across the surrounding community in an effort to actively reduce poverty and strengthen the relationship between Mercer students and the surroun...

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