Volunteer and Service Learning Center - a Division of Student Affairs at the University of Central Oklahoma

Volunteer and Service Learning Center

The Volunteer and Service Learning Center at UCO provides diverse opportunities for students to perform meaningful service in the Edmond and Oklahoma City communities. The Center acts as a partner and resource for students, faculty and community members in developing and implementing volunteer and service learning projects. These efforts promote civic engagement by instilling a commitment to public life through communities of practice.

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Click HERE to start serving today!

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Oklahoma Disaster Relief

The Volunteer and Service Learning Center is calling on the University of Central Oklahoma community to support disaster relief in Quapaw and Guthrie, OK. Governor Mary Fallin has issued a state of emergency in both areas due to the extensive damage after the tornado that hit Quapaw on April 27th and the wildfires that broke out in Guthrie on Sunday. Let’s all rally together to help those in need after the devastation. We will be collecting funds to support the relief efforts throughout the month of May.

Ways to Give:

Donate to the Quapaw Citizen’s Relief Fund

• Accepts credit cards, bank transfers and checks (Receipts will be issued to contributors)

• Make funds payable to the Quapaw Citizens Relief Fund c/o First State Bank of Commerce

• Address: 101 N. Mickey Mantle Blvd., Commerce, OK 74339

• Phone Number: (918) 675-4904

• More information can also be found on the “Quapaw Tornado Recovery” Facebook Page.

Donate to the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma Disaster Relief Fund (Guthrie Relief)

• Make checks payable to BGCO

• Address: Attn: Disaster Relief, 3800 N. May Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73112

• Donations can also be made online.

• To contact BGCO, call Marty Harkey at (405) 516-4868.

Donate to the American Red Cross

• There are six ways to donate to the American Red Cross which are detailed HERE. Bring cash donations to the Volunteer and Service Learning Center located in Nigh University Center, 212. Please specify which organization you would like to support.

Thank you in advance for your support of those affected by these disasters. For more information, please contact Kenedie McAdams at (405) 974-3654 or kmcadams1@uco.edu.

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The Central Pantry is opened 9 to 5 Monday through Friday. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns at 405.974.2621 or centralpantry@uco.edu OR stop by the office in NUC 212. Check out our page here to learn more about the pantry.

UCO and the Volunteer and Service Learning Center is still commited to helping those affected by the May tornados that hit Oklahoma. Below are some of our signature events that we have dedicated to helping our fellow Oklahomans in need.

If you are interested in doing any of these events or would like to lead a service event into tornado affected areas please contact the VSLC at volunteer@uco.edu or by phone (405)974-2621.

 
 
 
 
 

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