Omicron Delta Kappa (the national leadership honor society), the President’s Office, and the Center for Leadership and Service will be welcoming Mr. Paul V. Rush, P.E. to campus this Thursday, November 29 as an invited leadership speaker. Mr. Rush will give a presentation to the College community focused on his various leadership experiences at 7pm in the UBC Room.
Given the destruction in New York, it will be interesting to hear what Mr. Rush will share--he may have some interesting observations or comments related to Hurricane Sandy.
This event is open to the public. RSVP is encouraged, though not required to Katie Dantsin, kdantsin[at] moravian.edu.
The Center for Leadership and Service encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Katie Dantsin at 610-861-1498 at least one week prior to the event.
On Saturday, November 17, twelve members of the Moravian College and Theological Seminary traveled to Staten Island to assist with community projects. The team shares this short video of their experience. Take a moment to learn more.
Staten Island on December 4 or 6 to sort and box clothes that has been donated
for storm victims. Departure from the Religious Life Office at 1:00PM or as soon
after that as possible. Return around 9:00 PM. Dinner plans in New York will
depend on the preferences of participants. The work will be done at Castleton Hill Moravian Church: http://www.castletonhill.org/mission-projects.html#clothingdistribution. If you are interested in volunteering, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate that dates you are available.
Efforts continue to support Toms River through Yoga with Stephanie Snyder. If you are interested in learning more about these efforts, visit www.yogawithstephaniesnyder.com. More information about the donation list, volunteer needs, and more will be updated frequently at that site.
Moravian College and Union County College women's basketball players.
The Moravian women's basketball team collected donations to send back with the Union County College team located in New Jersey in an area battered by Hurricane Sandy. Thank you to the Moravian Women's Team for their efforts. Go Hounds!
Women's Tennis Team Associate Head Coach Jason Toedter and his wife Gabby are assisting wtih a collection for victims of Hurricane Sandy on the Jersey Shore and throughout New York on Saturday, November 10, 2012. Donations will be accepted at The Wanders Club (back lot), 308 Woodland Avenue Bethlehem, 9 am - 3 pm.
This email was sent to the Moravian College Community on Tuesday, November 6, 2012.
Students, Faculty, and Staff:
we begin to get back into our routines after Hurricane Sandy, it is important to
remember those who may still need assistance after the devastating storm. The
Center for Leadership and Service will do our best to coordinate the College
community’s response to our friends, families, and neighbors affected by
Hurricane Sandy. In collaboration with the Seminary, the Religious Life office,
and the President’s office, we are sharing the information below about how you
might be able to assist those in need in the coming days, weeks, and months.
you are interested in receiving further updates about the College’s efforts to
provide support to those affected by Hurricane Sandy, please email Mickey
Matuczinski to be added to a distribution list. We will send periodic
updates to those that sign-up about specific volunteer opportunities related to
Saturday, November 17, we are seeking volunteers to travel to Staten Island
(Midland Beach area) and to provide support at a pre-Thanksgiving meal for those
in need of a hot meal. Our friends at Vanderbilt Avenue Moravian Church have
expressed their desire to host a Moravian College team of volunteers. We will
depart campus around 8am and return to campus on the same day around 10pm.
Please email Nicole
Nugent to sign-up. Spots will be available on a first-come, first-serve
basis. Volunteers will receive a tour of the devastated area and prepare, serve,
and clean-up after the meal. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to join
the team. If you cannot join us on November 17, but may be able to join us at
another date, please contact Mickey
Matuczinski to receive Hurricane Sandy relief effort updates.
our local community, we have been in touch with several organizations that are
in need of volunteer or other support after Hurricane Sandy.
a result of the storm, food deliveries were delayed or canceled and the food
pantry could use additional donations. As the weather turns cold and the
holidays are arriving, the pantry could use items such as peanut butter, canned
soup, canned tuna, granola bars, cereal, diapers, and baby food (no jars,
please). Donations can be made directly to New Bethany Ministries (Southside of
Bethlehem) or if you need assistance delivering your donation, please contact
DeOliveira ’13. If you are interested in volunteering at New Bethany, you
may also contact Margaret
Way of the Lehigh Valley-This
is the final week to donate through the Moravian College’s United Way Campaign
by clicking here. Additionally, donations are being accepted here for relief efforts in twelve states that FEMA has
declared disaster areas.
Keystone Blood Bank
continues to accept blood donations at their Bethlehem location. Many blood
drives were canceled as a result of Hurricane Sandy, but the need for blood
donations did not decrease.
animal shelters may be in need of additional volunteers to assist in
their efforts. Contact your local shelter to see how you can assist displaced
will continue to work with local efforts in PA, NJ, and NY regarding volunteer
opportunities and hope to have multiple opportunities to serve in the spring
semester. We hope to offer additional volunteer opportunities in the Midland
Beach Area of Staten Island in the spring.
you are connected with a local organization that is aiding in relief efforts,
please let us know what information we can pass along to those interested in
helping. Please send any information to Nicole
Nugent, Coordinator of Community Service.
if you are interested in learning more about future College-wide efforts to
support those affected by Hurricane Sandy, please email Mickey
Matuczinski to sign-up for future communications.
Dantsin and Nicole Nugent
L. Dantsin, M.Ed. Director of Leadership Development Moravian
College Center for Leadership and Service, HUB 1200 Main
Street Bethlehem, PA 18018610-861-1498