24 Hour Service Fair

Mar 10, 2012 - Mar 11, 2012, 12:00 PM
UC Fireside

National Residence Hall Honorary and RA Weekend Programming bring you the 24-Hour Service Fair. Service projects will be hosted on and off campus. Let's take the time to give back to our community!

National Residence Hall Honorary and RA Weekend Programming present the 24-Hour Service Fair. Campus groups will host hour-long service opportunities all weekend. Come find out how you can help.

Join in the overnight activities for a chance to win great prizes, such as a Kindle, Wii, Apple TV and more. You must be present to win!

Faculty and staff also are invited to join in the service this weekend! See the list of service activities below, and contact Chelsea Yarbor at yarb7683@pacificu.edu with any questions.

24 Hour Service Fair Program Schedule:


Noon-1 p.m. Saturday—Pacific Christian Fellowship

The Backpack Program for Tom McCall Elementary School

 “The program is aimed at helping students in the local schools who are from low income families and do not always have enough food over the weekends.”

How can YOU participate?

Donate canned or non-perishable food items OR join other PCF members as they go door-to-door throughout the community for donations.

1-2 p.m. Saturday—Gilbert Hall Council, Exercise Science Club & Pre-Communications Sciences & Disorders Club

Grass Removal from Little League Baseball Fields, Neil Armstrong Elementary School

“We will be removing grass from two little league baseball fields to support the Forest Grove Little League Baseball Program.”

How can YOU participate?

Contact Brandon Eddy eddy0534@pacificu.edu to coordinate van locations & meeting times.

2-3 p.m. Saturday—National Residence Hall Honorary

UC Dish Collection, All Residence Halls

“This program is designed to collect the UC dishes from all residence halls and return them to the UC.”

How can YOU participate?

Have any and all UC dishes in your possession ready to be collected and returned. This is an amnesty program and all dishes will be collected in good faith.

3-4 p.m. Saturday—Circle K

Pajama Collection for Orphans

“We will be collecting new or gently used pajamas for orphans.”

How can YOU participate?

Bring your pajamas to the UC at the aforementioned hour. Each article of clothing donated will receive a raffle ticket for a prize at the end of the hour!

4-5 p.m. Saturday—Phi Lambda Omicron Sorority

Letter Writing for Appreciation           

“We will be writing appreciative letters to on-campus staff.”           

How can YOU participate?

Write a letter at the table in the UC so that it can be distributed to the proper staff group.

5-7 p.m. Saturday—Delta Chi Delta Sorority

Spa Treatment for the Portland Area Battered Women's Shelter

“This program will offer various spa treatments to participants for a small fee, which will be donated to the Women’s Shelter.”

How can YOU participate?

Come to the UC and enjoy a luxurious spa treatment. Each service will cost anywhere from $1-$3.

7-8 p.m. Saturday—Alpha Zeta Fraternity

Hug Booth for the Oregon Food Bank

“We are collecting donations of non-perishable food items to be given to the Oregon Food Bank.”

How can YOU participate?

It’s simple. Bring a non-perishable food item or a monetary donation, receive a hug.

8-9 p.m. Saturday—Psychology & Active Minds

Saddle & Stall Cleaning, Bradley's Equine Assisted Therapeutic Riding Center

“BEAT works with physically, mentally and emotionally challenged individuals by providing opportunities for emotional and physical growth through horsemanship. We will be cleaning saddles that will be sold as a means of fundraising for the program; we will also be cleaning stalls.”

How can YOU participate?

Contact Cristina Wilson wils0665@pacificu.ed u for more information and to coordinate meeting times.

8-10 p.m. Saturday—ACE Board

Jefferson Bethke, Pacific Alumni & Open Mic Speaker

“I will be performing two of my poems, discussing the topics, and providing a chance for the Pacific students to ask any questions they may have.”

How can YOU participate?

Come listen to this inspirational Pacific graduate and bring your questions. Information will be provided in regards to supporting charities through Jeff’s website.

10-11 p.m. Saturday—Newman Club

Change Collection for Operation Rice Bowl

“We are supporting Operation Rice Bowl which is a project through Catholic Relief Services.  The proceeds go towards CRS development programs that “help families and communities overcome the challenges of hunger and poverty in countries such as: Madagascar, Vietnam, El Salvador, Zambia, India and the United States.”

How can YOU participate?

Bring us any loose change you have laying around and we will pass the contribution on to CRS.  Check out our informational board at the table during this time to learn more about CRS and Operation Rice Bowl.

11 p.m. Saturday-12 a.m. Sunday—McCormick Hall Council

Clothing Collection for Local Homeless Shelter

“We will be collecting new or gently used clothing to be donated for the local homeless shelter.”

How can YOU participate?

Bring your new or gently used clothing item to the table in the UC.  Please ensure that all items are washed and clean and placed in a plastic bag.

12-1 a.m. Sunday—CASSS

Midnight Movie at the Forest Theater, “Do The Right Thing” by Spike Lee

“On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.” Check out the trailer.

How can YOU participate?

Bring ONE of the following:

to the Forest Theater at midnight, sit back, and enjoy the show!           

1-2 a.m. Sunday—Burlingham Hall Council

Hot Chocolate with Whipped Cream & Marshmallow Sales for Relay for Life

“We are selling hot chocolate with all the good stuff for $0.50 a cup and donating the proceeds to sponsor a Relay for Life Team.”

How can YOU participate?

Come in from the cold for a classic cup of hot chocolate and support an amazing cause.


3-4 a.m. Sunday—RHA

Stuffing Envelopes for Adelante Mujeres

“This program is centered around stuffing envelopes with informational material for the pre-school program offered through Adelante Mujeres.”

How can YOU participate?

Join us at the table and enjoy good company while supporting a just cause.

4-5 a.m. Sunday—Chelsea Yarbor

Operation Broken Silence Awareness Building for Human Trafficking        

"It is estimated that 27 million people live in slavery in the world today. Some victims are exploited for commercial sex while others are forced into domestic servitude or are child soldiers. Slavery, while perhaps more severe in conflict zones, areas where genocide is occurring, or failed states, occurs in the United States as well"      

How can YOU participate?

Come to our table to create a poster to help build awareness of the global problem of human trafficking.  The posters will be put up around Pacific’s campus.

5-7 a.m. Sunday—RA Weekend Programming

Energy Drink Pong Games for Alcoholics Anonymous

 “Our program involves playing energy drink “pong” with a poster about the organization and education about drinking games.”

How can YOU participate?

Bring an entry of $1 to be donated to Alcoholics Anonymous and a partner for the games!

7-8 a.m. Sunday—Walter Hall Council

Support Sustainability Awareness & Education on Recycling

“We will have random recyclable materials to make random crafts with (i.e. paper hats, water bottle cases, etc.).  Additionally we will have a poster with facts about recycling and practical ways to be more "Eco-friendly.””

How can YOU participate?

Bring your crafty, creative ideas and help us promote sustainable living.

8-9 a.m. Sunday—Social Work Club

Puzzle Folding for Jennings-McCall Center

“We will be folding puzzles that are used by the aging residents at the Jennings-McCall Center.”

How can YOU participate?

Help us by folding puzzles and learn some valuable information about elderly abuse.

9-11 a.m. Sunday—Pi Kappa Rho Fraternity

Rock Band Competition with Snack Donation for Juliet House

“Come engage in some friendly competition with your fellow Pacific friends. Don’t forget to bring a child-friendly snack to donate!”

How can YOU participate?

Bring your friends, some Rock Band skills, and an individually-wrapped kid-friendly treat.

11 a.m.-noon Sunday—SAAC

Minute to Win It Competition with Donations Made to Special Olympics

“We have been raising money for Special Olympics throughout the year and so far have over $700!  Help us reach our goals by participating in this friendly competition.”

How can YOU participate?

Donate to enter the competition, win the competition and enter into the raffle, win the raffle and receive a $50 Nike Gift Card. 

German Club

German Food Deliveries to Those in Need

“This program will involve delivering German food to members of the Forest Grove community.”

How can YOU participate?

Meet in the UC 15 minutes before the hour to aid in the deliveries.

Event Headquarters in the UC Fireside!!!

On Going Project:

Random Acts of Kindness to let others know you care!

“We will supply you with materials for card-making, letter writing, and envelopes.”

How can YOU participate?

Come to the UC and visit the table AT ANY TIME throughout the event to create a card and perform a Random Act of Kindness for someone who deserves it.


Starting at MIDNIGHT, we will be raffling off prizes every hour.

Prizes to be Raffled:

“Taste of Forest Grove”
Offered by RHA
(2) $100 Gift Baskets filled with gift cards for various restaurants & businesses around Forest Grove

Offered by NRHH

Offered by CASSS

Home Theater System
Offered by NRHH

Apple TV
Offered by ACE Board

How do YOU get a raffle ticket?

Participate in projects throughout the day and the club/group leading the project will present you with a raffle ticket, which you can then place in a bucket in front of one of the mentioned prizes.

Drawings will take place each hour, anytime during the given hour.  IN ORDER TO WIN…

Participants must be present at the time of the drawing AND participating in the project happening during that hour.


Posted by Chelsea Yarbor (chelseayarbor@pacificu.edu) on Feb 9, 2012 at 10:03 AM

Edited by Jenni Luckett (jluckett@pacificu.edu) on Mar 6, 2012 at 8:55 AM

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