Thursday, September 02, 2010

100 SMU students to volunteer in Winona community Saturday

WINONA, Minn. — About 100 students from Saint Mary’s University — 78 of whom are new to the community — will serve 10 organizations in Winona on Saturday, Sept. 4, from 1 to 4:30 p.m.

New Student Volunteer Day is dedicated to providing new students with the opportunity to serve the people of Winona, and to be inspired by the Lasallian spirit early in their college careers.

Students will be volunteering at Grace Place, Habitat Restore, Lake Winona Manor, Living Light Church, Winona Volunteer Services, Winona Area Humane Society, Winona Catholic Worker, Saint Anne of Winona, Sauer Memorial Home and Salvation Army Store. Students will be cleaning, painting, hauling, playing BINGO and tending to animals, among other activities.