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» MLK Challenge Day
This project was a combined effort by Methodist, FTCC, and Fayetteville State. Sharonda Pugh from the Multicultural Dept. headed this up. It was a grant based challenge. The challenge was to complete service projects at various locations throughout Fayetteville by the end of the day that may have seemed a little bit out of reach at the beginning of the day. There were over 300 student/faculty/staff volunteers with 6 Methodist student leaders, 10 Fayetteville State student leaders, and 8 Fayetteville Tech student leaders.
» Bicycle Man
A total of 22 students (Jane Gardiner's peer mentors and Sharon Kendrick's FYS class) spent a total of 85 hours cleaning the bikes and warehouse where the bikes are stored. Six hundred bikes were given away at the Great Bike Giveaway.
» Operation Inasmuch
10 AMA students designed and implemented this entire project which fed 150 homeless people. There were 400 swipes made and total amount raised was $700.00.
» Pine Forest High School Pilot Mentoring Program
Part 2: A total of 20 SWK Students (Student Panels, Student Hosts) and 23 RMT Students (Event Planners) hosted 150 PFHS students on campus. The goal was to bring PFHS students on campus and have a workshop, meet our students, have roundtable discussions, eat lunch and enjoy a fun scavenger hunt. Part 1: PFHS Mentoring is ongoing thru Spring 2013 semester.
» Grandparents Appreciation Dinner
Sixteen students planned the dinner to thank grandparents. One Hundred Eight grandparents were fed in conjunction with CCPFC.
» Stop Hunger Now
Nine student leaders collected $280.69 in donations and headed up the packaging of 32,184 meals by 300 students/faculty in 4 hours. The meals were included in a shipment of 285,120 meals shipped to Kenya at the end of December 2012.
» Voter Registration
Forty five students spent a combined 84 hours to help 25 students get registered by providing registration tables throughout campus. Also, party debates were conducted and transportation to the voting polls was provided.
» Peace One Day
"Please Don't Shoot Me" workshops were conducted by 9 students with a total of 75 participants at Methodist and Whispering Pines Nursing Home. The goal was to bring awareness to the community.
» servSafe National Restaurant Certification
Six students from Dr. Sharon Kendrick's RMT class participated in this project to help the clients of Operation Inasmuch get food certified which would increase their chances of employment. Six of the eight people who took the class passed with honors. Four of the six were offered jobs in food service and supervision.