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SAC Community Service Committee

The Community Services Committee shall serve as a vehicle to make CWRU staff aware of community events of charitable and non-charitable nature. This awareness is intended to foster a greater involvement and relationship of the staff members with the community.

Mission

The Community Services Committee shall serve as a vehicle to make CWRU staff aware of community events of charitable and non-charitable nature. This awareness is intended to foster a greater involvement and relationship of the staff members with the community.

Objectives

  • To sponsor and organize community service activities and fundraising events
  • To promote awareness and involvement of the staff in the community
  • To continue relationships with previously sponsored organizations
  • To seek out new events

Basket Raffle 2017

The 17th annual SAC basket raffle was November 8-9, 2017, in the Tinkham Veale University Center ballroom. This year a record-breaking $6,250 was collected for two charities, The Littlest Heroes and the C.E. King Middle School in Houston, TX!

See the 2017 basket raffle winners here! 

Basket Raffle Donation History

Back to School Supply Drive 2017

The Staff Advisory Council’s Community Service Committee held its seventh annual Back to School Supply Drive from July 27 to  August 18, 2017. The committee collected 49 boxes of back-to-school supplies for three Cleveland Public Schools: Daniel E. Morgan, Mary Bethune, and Michael R. White!

Here is the breakdown:

  • 19 boxes to Daniel E. Morgan (this included a slightly used Bunn coffee maker for the teachers which is why there are more boxes)
  • 15 boxes to Mary Bethune (see photo below with helpers from the school)
  • 15 boxes to Michael R. White

See photos from the 2016 Drive >

See photos from the 2015 Drive >

See photos from the 2014 Drive >

Crafters @ Case 

Our mission is to reach out to support the homeless and needy in Northeast Ohio and let them know that someone cares by creating and distributing handmade items to help them keep warm during the harsh winter months. In 2017, we crafted more than 250 handmade items to donate to the Moriah House as well as the CARES program at Murtis Taylor Human Services System (MTHSS).

NEW in 2017: there is now a Crafters group in the Quad area! Crafters @ Case meets on the following days and locations (anytime between 12:30-1:30 pm):

  • Mondays—W200E Library, Wood Bldg.
  • Tuesdays—Nursing School 2nd floor across from the elevators
  • Tuesdays—Sears Building, Conference room 640
  • Wednesdays—W200E Library, Wood Bldg.
  • Thursdays—Nursing School 2nd floor
  • Thursdays—Nord Building 5th floor across from the elevator

NEW in 2017: Participation in Crafters @ Case is now recognized for its Wellness contributions to the University and Greater Cleveland communities.  In order to qualify for the Wellness incentive, you must participate in the groups for at least 30 minutes, twice a week, over a minimum of 12 weeks. 


The 2015 Holiday Sale was held on two days and resulted in $1,043 in sales and donations within 4 hours.  More than 350,000 stitches were made in creating the more than 180 yarn-craft items offered for sale/donation.  We also featured a new line of crafted items including ceramics and coasters.  We were able to provide support to four causes.  Here is the breakdown:

  • $170 in checks was donated to the SAC Educational Enhancement Fund
  • $900 in cash was donated to the Cleveland Food Bank/WKYC Double Your Dollar Day Telethon, and will provide 7,200 meals!!! 
  • Laura’s Home (City Mission) and St. Malachi each received 5 boxes (79 items) last Thursday, in plenty of time for distribution before Christmas!

 

Committee Meetings

We meet once a month on the third Monday of the month from 1:30 to 2:30 pm - meeting location will be sent out via email. Questions may be sent to us at sac-comserv@case.edu

Community Service Committee

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Committee Co-Chairs

NamePhone
Theresa Grigger 216.368.5887
Laura Huffman 216.368.6731