Volunteering!

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Fall 2017 Community Garden Volunteer Days!

Friday, October 27, 4:00-6:00 pm
South Park Garden - on the corner of Vermont & Jimmy Simmons

Saturday, November 4, 9:00-11:00 am
Lamar Flower Garden - between the tennis courts & Communications Bldg

Friday, November 10, 4:00-6:00 pm
South Park Garden - on the corner of Vermont & Jimmy Simmons

Saturday, November 18, 9:00-11:00 am
Lamar Flower Garden - between the tennis courts & Communications Bldg

Friday, December 1, 4:00-6:00 pm
South Park Garden - on the corner of Vermont & Jimmy Simmons

 *If you would like to help with any of the events or have any questions, please call Alicen at 880.8612 or email sustainability@lamar.edu. Thank you!

Southeast Texas Food Bank

The Southeast Texas Food Bank helps the community gardens by donating seeds and volunteering. If you would like to help the Food Bank...

Before volunteering, fill out a volunteer application at their website, and then register for the event you want to participate in. Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Food Sorting - Wednesday & Friday from noon to 3:00 pm
  • Frozen Food Sorting - Monday mornings from 9 until noon
  • Non-Food Sorting - Friday mornings from 8:30 to 11 am
  • Family Box Day - 2nd Saturday of the month from 8:30 to 11 am
  • School Tools - from September to May, Monday through Thursday afternoons from 2:30 to 5:15 pm and the 2nd Saturday of the month from 8:30 to 11 am
  • Office Assistance and Special Events

Please confirm dates before arriving, since the schedule may change.