9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance

Student Center
September 13, 2014
7:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Montclair State University will be observing the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance on Saturday September 13, 2014. All members of the MSU community are encouraged to participate by volunteering with us at a community service project organized by the Volunteer Resource Center and office of Service Learning and Community Engagement. A continental breakfast will be provided to all volunteers as well as transportation to all off campus service projects.

Itinerary

  • 7:45 AM Registration opens in SC Ballrooms BC, breakfast is served in SC Cafeterias BC
  • 8:15 AM Welcome address
  • 8:30 - 9:00 AM Off campus projects depart for service sites
  • 9:00 AM On Campus projects begin
  • 9:00 - 12:00 AM Volunteers complete service projects and return to campus

Service Projects

On Campus

  • Quilt Making
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Student Center Ballroom B
    • Join the MSU Smile Station and help create a quilt for the elderly residents at Gates Manor senior living in Montclair, NJ
  • Card Writing
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Student Center Ballroom B
    • Design beautiful cards and write cheerful messages to the residents at Gates Manor senior living in Montclair, NJ
  • Community Rock
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Student Center Patio
    • Join the Office of Commuter Student Programs and Services to paint a portion of the MSU Community Rock
  • Making Meals
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Student Center Cafeteria
    • Help make sandwiches and assemble bags of food to be distributed to the hungry through local partners, including Montclair Emergency Services for the Homeless

Off Campus

Transportation will be provided to all off campus service projects
  • Community FoodBank of NJ
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • 31 Evans Terminal Hillside, NJ
    • Serve in the CFBNJ state headquarter's warehouse helping sort food donations and supporting CFBNJ programs
  • Montclair Community Farms
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • 110 Orange Road Montclair, NJ
    • Get your hands dirty with Montclair Community Farms harvesting food, cleaning the grounds and maintaining the garden
  • PAWS Animal Adoptions
    • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Walnut Train Station Montclair, NJ
    • Help set up the PAWS adoption booth at the Montclair Farmer's Market and help their critters find their forever home
  • Hilltop Reservation: Trails
    • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Hilltop Reservation Verona, NJ
    • Restore the walking paths and trails of the Hilltop Reservation, adding gravel and strengthening the walls
  • Hilltop Resveration: Meadows
    • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Hilltop Reservation Verona, NJ
    • Remove invasive species of plants from the grounds and meadows of the Hilltop Resveration
  • Paterson School #5
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • 430 Totowa Avenue Paterson, NJ
    • Join Paterson Public Schools to paint murels, build picnic tables and start developing a reading garden at Paterson School #5

 

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