Monday, October 29, 2012

Upcoming Service Opportunities

by: Vanessa Ingram

Here are some volunteer opportunities for you to get involved in the community. For information on these programs and more, please visit the CCASL house and request information on these programs and more.
CCASL is well known throughout the Spokane community and is in direct contact with many resources and volunteer opportunities that enrich the Spokane community and provide Gonzaga students with tools they can use to make a difference by giving time and effort to others. Listed on this page are just a few of the volunteer opportunities that CCASL currently has listed for anyone who is interested:

October 29- November 16, 2012
The Giving Tree is an event that provides the Gonzaga community with a special opportunity to sponsor a child this holiday season. This is a clothing and toy drive to sponsor mentees from Campus Kids and Connections as well as their siblings during the holiday. Visit Crosby Monday-Friday between 10am-3pm to pick up a tag and sponsor a child this holiday season.
For more information contact Bailley Wootton at 509-313-6821

October 31, 2012 Boys & Girls Club of Spokane County, Northtown Clubhouse Volunteers will help with the "Trunk-or-Treat" event, which offers a safe alternative on Halloween for over 1,000 kids. Different volunteer opportunities include leading carnival games, leading children during the costume parade, greeting guests and ushering children across the street in the form of crossing guards. Interested student should contact Jason Anderson at 509-489-0741 or

November 10-11, 2012
 Special Olympics Washington (SOWA)
 Volunteers are needed on November 10 from 12:30-6:40pm, and November 11 from 9am-12pm. Volunteers are needed to help Special Olympics athletes on the bowling lanes, and transfer the scores from the computer to the score sheets for each game. Interested students should contact Jill Ives at 509-460-1371 or .

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