Over the weekend, more than 150 students, faculty, and staff volunteered for service projects throughout the Easton community during the annual Make a Difference Day.

Hosted by the Landis Center and the Center for Community Engagement, the day’s projects benefited the Boys and Girls Club of Easton, Children’s Home of Easton, Firth Youth Center, The Journey Home, Nurture Nature Center, Spring Garden Early Learning Center, Third Street Alliance, and various community gardens. The work varied from painting, to landscaping, to light construction.

The Center for Community Engagement hosts dozens of programs and organizations dedicated to helping local, national, and international communities. Volunteer opportunities include Alternative School Break, Hunger and Homelessness Week, America Reads America Counts, Best Buddies, Literacy Day, Kids in the Community, Pre-Orientation Service Program, Lafapalooza: Lafayette’s National Day of Service, and many others.

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