Interested in learning about new opportunities to help others? You can volunteer for an ongoing effort or get a taste of trying something new.
BUILD’s Homecoming Celebration. On February 25, stop by for guided or self-guided tours of First United Mission Partner BUILD’s new campus at 5100 W. Harrison Street in Chicago on Saturday, February 25 from 1-4 p.m. The new campus is a full city block with 51,000 square feet of space surrounded by green playfields and gardens.
OPRF Empty Bowls. OPRF Wheel-throwing Club students will be serving soup and hosting an annual community dinner on March 3 from 6-8 p.m. at Oak Park River Forest High School. For one night community members come to the main entrance of OPRF and receive a handmade bowl, get locally donated soup, and join each other for a shared meal. All proceeds go to different organizations that help fight hunger on a local, national and global level: Beyond Hunger, Housing Forward, and Global Alliance for Africa. Bowls are $20 for the general public and $15 for students with OPRF ids.
Community Advocacy and Violence Prevention Summit. Save the date as Loyola stands against gun violence with the 4th Annual Community Advocacy and Violence Prevention Summit on April 5 with keynote speaker Kris Brown. Additional details forthcoming.