Volunteer at Arts & Scraps Feb. 24

Event Date(s): 
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 9:00am

Are you looking for a way to give back to your community or earn service hours for school or work?

The office of Student Activities has a great volunteer opportunity available for all students, faculty, and staff on Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Join us at Arts & Scraps in Detroit to assist them in preparing recycled materials that will be used in craft kits for local elementary schools.

Arts & Scraps is a Detroit non-profit organization that annually recycles 28 tons of material to provide hands-on learning and creative experiences through programs in South East Michigan with an emphasis on STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education.

How to register:
In Person at the Office of Student Activities, M-105
Email Mandy Earl at mlearl1@hfcc.edu
Call Mandy Earl at 313.317.1756

Wish list of current needs:

  • children's scissors (for programs) and adult scissors (for volunteers)
  • 8 1/2 " x 11" copy paper, any color or quantity
  • liquid hand soap
  • industrial floor stripper/cleaner and wax (like Zep brand)
  • garbage bags 33 gal. or larger
  • tape to seal boxes
  • cleaning supplies, any kind (can be used)
  • brooms, dustpans (can be used)
  • work gloves
  • rolls of brown standard paper towels for dispenser
  • quantities of like-sized new plastic or paper bags, any size, logos on bags OK
  • quantities of like-sized cardboard or plastic boxes, any size, logos on boxes OK
  • machine that cuts vinyl letters (like Silhouette Cameo)
  • carts, dollies
  • copy machine in working order
  • any supplies or equipment for Accucut or Ellison die cutting systems