ESU Students, Faculty, Staff Participate in Monroe County’s Day of Caring

Posted by: jrivera on September 13, 2013, No Comments

More than 20 East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) faculty and staff members participated in the 2013 Day of Caring sponsored by the United Way of Monroe County, held on Thursday, September 12, 2013 at four locations in the Poconos. Day of Caring is a one-day event for volunteers to provide hands-on service to the United Way, its partner agencies, and other local nonprofits.  Helping out at the Garden of Giving in Saylorsburg were, from left: Jan Hoffman, career development center; Alyson Patascher, alcohol and other drugs prevention services; Bob Moses and Tammy Baumgardner, residence life and housing; Joann Stryker, institutional research and assessment; Joanne Eagleson, human resource management; Cornelia Sewell-Allen, multicultural affairs; Sarah Goodrich, conference services; Robert McMullin, Ph.D., hotel, restaurant, and tourism management; and Kelly McKenzie, Ph.D. and Jessica Santiago, academic enrichment and learning.  The Garden of Giving is committed to providing high quality vegetables and eggs for Monroe County food bank facilities. ESU volunteers assisted with harvesting vegetables, weeding, mowing and installing chicken wire.  Other members of ESU’s Day of Caring team volunteered at the United Way of Monroe County office in Tannersville, The Growing Place Child Care Center at Chestnut Hill Elementary School in Brodheadsville, and Meals on Wheels in Stroudsburg.

United-Way-Day-of-Caring2East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) staff members Tammy Baumgardner from the Office of Residence Life and Housing (left) and Cornelia Sewell-Allen from the Office of Multicultural Affairs were stationed at The Garden of Giving in Saylorsburg as part of the 2013 Day of Caring sponsored by the United Way of Monroe County, held on Thursday, September 12, 2013.  More than 20 ESU faculty and staff members participated in this year’s Day of Caring event at four locations in the Poconos. Day of Caring is a one-day event for volunteers to provide hands-on service to the United Way, its partner agencies, and other local nonprofits. The Garden of Giving is committed to providing high quality vegetables and eggs for Monroe County food bank facilities. ESU volunteers assisted with harvesting vegetables, weeding, mowing and installing chicken wire, while other members of ESU’s Day of Caring team volunteered at the United Way of Monroe County office in Tannersville, The Growing Place Child Care Center at Chestnut Hill Elementary School in Brodheadsville, and Meals on Wheels in Stroudsburg.


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