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Holiday Food Drive

November 18, 2017 to December 15, 2017

Sponsors NBC29, Z95.1 and Kroger are asking you to join them in nourishing hungry neighbors for the winter holidays. Just drop non‐perishable food donations in marked Food Bank barrels at Kroger stores in Staunton,...

Bellringer with the Salvation Army

November 18, 2017 to December 23, 2017

Bell Ringers are needed from Nov. 18 until Dec. 23 at various locations to cover four-hour shifts. Contact Major Susan Shiels for more information at (434) 295‐4058 Ext.104 or email...

Wrap Gifts to Benefit CASPCA

December 1, 2017 to December 24, 2017

Wrap gifts at Barnes & Noble to benefit the Charlottesville‐Albemarle SPCA. Volunteers are needed for various shifts in December. Contact Stacey Eurkus at volunteer@caspca....

Hoos Serving

Volunteer of the Week: Maame Esi Eghan

Maame is a second-year student in the College involved in several service organizations, including Fashion for a Cause, Organization of African Students, and Green Grounds. She is the co-founder of the Yielding Accomplished African Women project.

Public Service Resources

Student Council Community Service Committee

Helps students connect to public service within the University and Charlottesville communities.

Public Service & Government Career Community

Provides information and inspiration about industries like nonprofits, government, policy, international development, humanitarianism, diplomacy, intelligence and security, religious/spiritual organizations, and more.

Madison House

The University's student volunteer center.

Jefferson Public Citizens

An academic research-service program for all UVA undergraduates.


A weekly newsletter committed to connecting students, faculty, staff, and community members with opportunities for active engagement within and beyond the University. Event Submission.

Center for Undergraduate Research

Grant and fellowship opportunities in public service.