Service Projects

 


2019 Mason Nation 9/11 Day of Service Project List (last updated on July 2, 2019)

Hampton Husky Pride Project: George M. Hampton Middle School is a Title 1 school situated in Prince William County. Throughout the year, the LEAD Office coordinates various efforts for community engagement at Hampton Middle School including leadership development workshops, a teen night, and a large-scale leadership conference. We are in need of volunteers to help create Husky Paw Pride Prints and include messages of positivity and encouragement for the students at Hampton Middle School.  Paw prints will be on display in the halls and classrooms at Hampton Middle School.

  • Project Partners: The LEAD Office
  • Contact Person: Lisa Snyder
  • Location: The Hub, Ballroom

Innovation Food Forest (20 spaces available): Help us weed and maintain our edible food forest. We will offer 2-hour shifts for students to sign up and volunteer for.  Shifts will be from 10:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-3:00pm. 

  • Project Partners: Office of Sustainability
  • Contact Person: Doni Nolan

Potomac Heights Organic Vegetable Garden (20 spaces available): Help us weed and maintain our edible food forest. We will offer 2-hour shifts for students to sign up and volunteer for.  Shifts will be from 10:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-3:00pm. 

  • Project Partners: Office of Sustainability
  • Contact Person: Doni Nolan

President’s Park Greenhouse (10 spaces available): Help us harvest lettuce, herbs, and other produce for Mason’s dining hall. We will offer 2-hour shifts for students to sign up and volunteer for.  Shifts will be from 10:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-3:00pm. 

  • Project Partners: Office of Sustainability
  • Contact Person: Doni Nolan

Operation Paws for Homes: We will be making small fleece blankets and chew toys for animals who are being fostered and currently being rescued and transported from animal shelters across the country.

  • Project Partners: The LEAD Office
  • Contact Person: Lisa Snyder
  • Location: The Hub, Ballroom

Women Giving Back Clothing Drive: Assisting Women Giving Back’s mission to “support women and children in crisis, and build their confidence and self-esteem, by providing great quality clothing at no cost.” To this end, we will be collecting donations from collection boxes around campus, accepting donations at the JC Plaza site, sorting contributions (by type, size, etc.) and boxing them for delivery to the Women Giving Back Store. There will also be an opportunity to sign up for future volunteer opportunities at their Sterling, VA location.

  • Project Partners: Information Technology Services and Parking & Transportation
  • Contact Persons: Whitney Sublett and Janet Walker
  • Location: The Hub, Ballroom

 

Save the date!

• The 7th Annual Mason Nation 9/11 Day of Service will take place on Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
• Check in for service projects will take place in the Hub, 3rd Floor Lobby Area between 9:30am-1:30pm. NOTE: You may check in at any time before your service project, but please be sure to check in at least 15 minutes PRIOR to the start of your service project. If you attempt to check in after your registration time, you will NOT receive your t-shirt.