Onondaga's Day of Service

On Campus
Day of Service group photo
Members of the campus community who participated in the Onondaga Day of Service posed for a group photo in the SRC Arena.

Members of the OCC campus community came together to give back as part of the annual "Onondaga Day of Service." Students, faculty, and staff took advantage of opportunities to assist through both on-campus and off-campus projects. A total of 161 students and 35 employee volunteers participated! The list of accomplishments included:

  • 66 dog toys made for Helping Hounds Dog Rescue
  • 5 fleece blankets made for Vera House
  • 160 peanut butter & jelly sandwiches made for Samaritan Center
  • 355 Happy Fall cards for Meals on Wheels recipients
  • 162 Thank You cards for patients at the Veterans Hospital

There were also:

  • 30 volunteers at the Rescue Mission Warehouse sorting donations
  • 12 volunteers picking up litter in the areas surrounding campus
  • 5 volunteers assisting with cleaning at the Southwest YMCA
  • 6 volunteers sorting, cleaning, hanging, and packing clothes at the Suited For Success career closet
  • 8 volunteers painting at the downtown Rescue Mission
  • 12 volunteers assisting with a food drive for Eastern Farm Workers Association
  • 22 volunteers who served a meal at the Samaritan Center

Thank you to everyone who participated and made a difference in the Syracuse community!

Volunteers made these peanut butter & jelly sandwiches for the Samaritan Center.
student athletes
Lazers student-athletes spent their Day of Service helping at the Samaritan Center in Syracuse.
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Professor MaryAnn Page (standing, right) helps a student make dog toys for Helping Hounds of Central New York.
Onondaga Community Colege