This past weekend, UA students participated in Hands on Tuscaloosa, a day of service throughout the community.
More than 150 student volunteers served.
14 local nonprofit agencies participated…
Including One Place mobile pantry, at Monnish Park.
Volunteers filled bags with food for those in need.
The bi-annual day of service gives students the opportunity to get connected to the Tuscaloosa community through service.
Volunteers helped with landscaping at The House Tuscaloosa.
Some moved large rocks…
Students made a positive impact in just a few hours.
At the Metro Animal Shelter, volunteers interacted with four-legged friends.
They got to play with cute dogs…
And cats, too.
At Jeremiah’s Community Garden, volunteers worked hard at picking weeds…
Building new garden boxes and more.
Volunteers spent their Saturday making a difference.
And together, UA students contributed over 470 hours of direct service to the community.
This past weekend, 150 UA students volunteered more than 470 hours during Hands on Tuscaloosa.
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