For 5 years, Wilson Day participants have assisted AIDS Rochester in a variety of projects.
Al Sigl Center
As a Wilson Day community service project, faculty, staff, and student volunteers have done work at several sites.
American Red Cross and Salvation Army
Students from Greek organizations and Wilson Day students on campus are involved in volunteer efforts for the American Red Cross and the Salvation Army.
Wilson Day participants have cleaned and reorganized for Cancer Action.
Catholic Family Centers — STAR Program
The STAR programs worked with Wilson Day participants to hold a picnic and recreation day for 100 seniors at Ontario Beach Park.
Church of Love Faith Center
As a Wilson Day community service project, students, faculty and staff scraped and painted at this 19th ward church.
City of Rochester Department of Parks and Recreation
University students, faculty and staff engaged in a large-scale cleanup at designated sites as their Wilson Day project.
Dewey Avenue Presbyterian Church
Wilson Day participants did fix-up projects for the church.
Wilson Day participants helped staff with reorganization at the house.
Enrico Fermi School
Students participate in a variety of programs from education to research in a community-based clinic located in the Enrico Fermi School.
Student, faculty and staff volunteer do food sorting as a Wilson Day community service project and groups of students participate in various projects at Foodlink throughout the year, including working at the Kids Cafe.
Wilson Day participants socialized with residents.
Habitat for Humanity
The UR Habitat Chapter helps build homes for and with the low-income people who need them, and also holds fund-raisers for Flower City Habitat for Humanity. Volunteers are currently building a home with students from area colleges.
Hillside Children's Center
As a Wilson Day community service project, University volunteers held a picnic and carnival for emotionally disturbed children.
Wilson Day participants were involved with activities with children.
Undergraduates serve as big brothers and sisters to children in K -8 after school at the Baden Street Settlement.
Mt. Hope Family Center
As a Wilson Day community service project, students painted and washed the center's classrooms and research filming room.
National Kidney Foundation
Wilson Day participants helped with office organization.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
University Wilson Day participants aided in preparations for the August's Upstate New York MS Bike Tour.
Oatka, New York State Division for Youth
Students tutor male adolescents who are in custody at Oatka Residential Facility on a weekly basis.
Pediatric Links with the Community (PLC)/Child Advocacy Resident Education (CARE) Kids Cafe Volunteer Program
Partnership with FoodLink, medical and undergraduate students host local after-school programs that offer children a safe and easily accessible place to receive homework assistance, recreational opportunities, nutrition education and a hot supper. These programs attempt to lessen the impact of childhood hunger through a collaborative community effort. The goal of Kids Cafe program is to increase the nutritional intake of children by introducing them to a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables. In addition, the children are educated about the importance of making healthy eating choices.
Pediatric Links with the Community (PLC) Programs
PLC is now entering its eighth year of teaching pediatric residents, medicine-pediatric residents and medical students about community-based health care and nurturing their advocacy for the health of children in Rochester. Each resident has the opportunity to visit 16 -20 community-based organizations during a PLC two-week block rotation.
Presbyterian Church of Dewey Avenue
Wilson Day volunteers helped paint and landscape this historic Rochester church near the Seneca Parkway.
Rochester Association of Performing Arts
As a Wilson Day community service project, students painted, trimmed hedges, cleaned windows and organized props for RAPA, a provider of performing arts education and practical performance training for all ages.
Ronald McDonald House
University students, faculty, and staff helped clean, dust and polish this "Home Away from Home," and participated in a celebration with residents as a Wilson Day project.
Rosa Wims Family Wellness Center
University Wilson Day participants volunteer annual at the Center.
Salem United Church of Christ
Wilson Day participants did fix-up work for church.
Salvation Army of Rochester
As a Wilson Day community service project, students and staff did a "top-to-bottom" cleaning for the Salvation Army's new men's shelter and soup kitchen.
This group serves as a liaison between community-service organizations and the Simon School, and facilitates the involvement of Simon School students, faculty and staff in community-service projects. Each year the club works with organizations such as the Open Door Mission, Habitat for Humanity, the Ronald McDonald House and the "Secret Santa" Holiday Project.
Society for the Protection and Care of Children
As a Wilson Day community service project, students helped the SPCC purchase and prepare back-to-school supplies for 20 youths. As another Wilson Day project, other University volunteers do maintenance work and painting at the house.
As a Wilson Day project, other University volunteers do maintenance work and painting at the house.
Sojourner House and Monica Place
Study Buddy Tutoring Program: Students work one-on-one with children from 1st to 6th grades on homework and computer games. Also, women students identify and discuss women's health concerns, i.e., how their diets affect them, abortions, menopause, child care, and development.
South East Area Coalition
University Wilson Day participants performed a neighborhood cleanup and business survey through this neighborhood coalition.
Southeast Ecumenical Ministry
As a Wilson Day community service project. University volunteers helped this 23 church coalition in restocking its pantry and delivering its food to area seniors.
South Wedge Planning Committee
University volunteers assist in neighborhood beautification efforts as a Wilson Day project.
St. Ann's Community
University Wilson Day volunteers held a Casino Day for residents of this retirement-age community.
St. Joseph's House of Hospitality
Faculty, staff, and students volunteer to do cleaning as a Wilson Day commu-nity service project.
St. Martin's Place
As a Wilson Day community service project, students, faculty, and staff helped prepare a community meal at this shelter.
St. Monica's School
University Wilson Day volunteers walked to this 19th ward school to assist in a major classroom reorganization.
SWAN (South West Area Neighborhood Association)
Wilson Day participants did voter canvassing for SWAN.
Undergraduates help K -5 children develop reading and writing skills in an after-school study program at the Baden Street Settlement, School #33 and SWAN.
United Cerebral Palsy
University students, faculty, and staff performed garage work and painting tasks for the UCP's respite program as a Wilson Day project.
Urban League of Rochester
As a Wilson Day project, students helped clean and paint the Urban League's downtown offices.
Volunteers of America
Wilson Day participants sorted and stocked clothing and donations.
Warm Hands, Warm Hearts
Students and staff knit mittens, hats, and scarves for women and children at Sojourner House throughout the year. The group meets weekly at lunch time.
Webster Avenue Family Resource Center
University Wilson Day participants have spent time helping children from the Webster Avenue area learn and play together.
Wilson Commencement Park
As a Wilson Day community service project, University volunteers cleaned windows and read to children.
Student volunteers work at this shelter for women and their preschool children.
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