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New student organization tutors children in Ghana

Mandi DeLong and Lars Lonnroth February 7, 2021
A new student organization at Mercer is working to mentor children in villages around the world, seeking to help address poverty through providing education to low-income communities internationally.
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.

Six Ways to Volunteer This Fall

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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