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FIT Students Hold Day of Community Service

FIT students will cap the college’s four days of Homecoming events with a day of community service – working with such organizations as Older Adults Technology Services (OATS), the Partnership for the Homeless, Baby Buggy, Visiting Neighbors, the Penn South Center for Seniors, and KEEN, a provider of recreational opportunities for disabled children and young adults.

Sunday, November 4

11 am: Welcome by Erik Kneubuehl, FIT assistant vice president and
dean of Student Services, in Breezeway between Dubinsky Center and Business and Liberal Arts Center  

11:30 am: 300 student volunteers for community services will begin activities in FIT’s John E. Reeves Great Hall, 28th St. and Seventh Ave.

  • Collecting items for Baby Buggy
  • Creating tote bags for Haiti relief
  • Decorating messenger bags for the Partnership for the Homeless
  • Making cards for homebound seniors to be delivered that day with the assistance of Visiting Neighbors
  • Making cards for seniors in the Penn South Center for Seniors
Noon: Approximately 50 students will go to FIT’s Lari and Barbara

Stanton Fitness Center to partner with a disabled athlete from KEEN for an afternoon of recreation

Seventh Avenue at 27th Street (enter Reeves Great Hall on 28th Street)

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