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Fresno State hits 10 million community service hours

Fresno State has provided more than 10 million hours of community service in 10 years, an impressive feat feat in the eyes of the head of The Jan and Bud Richter Center. It’s a sentiment embarrassed by Miracle Carter, a ...

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Students are encouraged to volunteer and share stories

To celebrate National Volunteer Week, Fresno State’s Richter Center is encouraging students, faculty and staff to share their service experiences on campus and on social media. The campaign began on Monday and ended on Thursday, said Richter Center student ambassador ...

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Students use spring break to help community

Alternative Spring Break ran March 21 through the 24 as students dedicated their time to different teams working with children, families and the environment in their community.   “Each team varied, depending on what each team decided to do,” said ...

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Halloween carnival provides a safe place for trick-or-treaters

The third annual Trunk or Treat Halloween Carnival took place Saturday, providing children with a safe and fun way to trick-or-treat. It took place at El Dorado Park behind Wesley United Methodist Church. The free event featured face painting, bounce ...

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Fresno State sets record for community service hours

Fresno State students, faculty and staff contributed more than one million hours of community service for the sixth straight year and set a school record in the process. The university accumulated 1,324,843 hours of service for the 2014-15 academic year. ...

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From Fresno to Fiji: The value of serving abroad

It was only several days ago when I was standing at the edge of a sandy white beach watching a sunrise so vivid that an abundance of colorful adjectives wouldn’t do it justice. Right behind me was a row of ...

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Fresno State community volunteers to stop ‘food insecurity’

The fight against hunger exists even in one of the world’s richest agricultural areas, and students, faculty and staff at Fresno State are working together to help the needy in the Valley.

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Spring Green keeps parks clean

Spring Green, a volunteer event presented by the Jan and Bud Richter Center for Community Engagement and Service-Learning, built trails and planted trees Saturday morning to benefit children and students who will visit the parks and preservations in the future.

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Community Service Fair at Fresno State

Community Service Fair on campus offers volunteer opportunities.

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Students volunteers wanted to coach Fresno youth

The Zimmerman Boys and Girls Club of Fresno and Coaching Corps are searching for Fresno State students who are interested to become volunteer coaches.

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Students volunteer to put the shine back into Rotary Playland

For the first time since childhood, sophomore Becky Pings returned to Rotary Storyland & Playland not to simply enjoy the attractions, but to help put life back into them for future generations.

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Peace Corps look to recruit Fresno State graduate students

Graduate students at Fresno State will soon be able to participate in a hands-on master’s program that will allow them to gain in-depth knowledge and international experience.

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Grad student volunteers with suicide prevention organization

As a sophomore in high school, one of Melissa Watkins’ friends threatened suicide. Watkins, already in an emotional daze, was in attendance at her high school auditorium listening to a presentation put on by Fresno Survivors of Suicide Loss. This was seven years ago.

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Donating time

Students milled around dozens of booths in the Satellite Student Union last Wednesday at the Richter Center’s “Picture the Change” 6th Annual Services to the Community Expo, exploring all the local volunteer opportunities available.

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Faces behind the campaign

On a Saturday afternoon, off of busy Shaw Avenue, members of the community are supporting Barack Obama and volunteering their time at his headquarters.

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Students bowl as Big Brothers Big Sisters

Imagine being a young child living in a low income neighborhood with a mother who works two jobs struggling just to get food on the table. Increased numbers of children in Fresno are living in similar non-traditional homes.

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