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Community ServiceKaitlin KepplerWhat is Service Learning?
the incorporation of community service within an educational system, especially as a graduation requirement Dictionary.comCommunity ServiceChristmas with the KidsJustin T. Hobdy Flag Football tournamentWings for WishesRelay for Life
Christmas with the KidsChi Omega and Kappa Alpha paired up to raise money to buy unfortunate kids Christmas presents.We sold chicken biscuits on campus two mornings to raise money.Each group was given a Child to shop for and ideas of what they wanted.We went to Wal-Mart and bought the kids presents and then we had a party to give them their gifts!Christmas with the kids
My group and our kid!Christmas with the kids
Baby Porchea!Justin T. Hobdy Flag Football TournamentIt is a flag football tournament to raise money for a scholarship. All the teams pay an entry fee for the tournament and that money is put towards the scholarship.It was an all day event.We were there from 8am until 6pm.
Wings for WishesWe get restaurants from around town to donate chicken wings.We sell tickets to students, faculty, and other Valdosta residents for $5.Each person gets to try a wing from every restaurant and pick their favorite.All the money we made goes to the Make a Wish Foundation.Wings for Wishes
Relay for LifeRelay for Life was a lot of fun.I was there from 6pm until 4am.My whole sorority was there so it was a lof of fun hanging out with everyone.I played football, frisbee, kickball, and lots of different activities at different tents.We raised over $700.Relay for life
This was our tent!
Relay for life
A bunch of us sitting at the table collecting money.Relay for life
Helping the kids!Relay for life
With their fish!Relay for life
Survivors lap.Relay for life
About 3am!ReflectionDoing community service really has taught me a lot, especially Relay for Life and Christmas with the Kids.It was so rewarding seeing the kids get their presents and see the survivors walk.They were so appreciative for all we did for them.What I Learned.I learned that waking up at 6am isn't always a bad thing.I learned wasting a whole Saturday doing community service isn't always a waste!It is a good thing helping the unfortunate, it makes you feel better about yourself at the end of the day.Pros and ConsProsHelping peopleSeeing them smileMakes you feel better about yourselfIts for a good causeLooks good on a resumeConsSometimes its hard workIt can be discouragingOften there is something better you would like to be doing