Regalia: Student groups are wanted to sign up for the semester to help staff our gently-used clothing store here on campus, with all proceeds going to student scholarships. Come to the OCCE to sign up for your group to commit to one day a week all semester.
Bronco Buddies: Starting next semester! Our own SUNY Delhi Bronco Buddies engage with local South Kortright Elementary School students in an ongoing, weekly commitment that would be semester or year-long with their CROP Program. Contact Elizabeth in the OCCE office if you are interested in this meaningful opportunity. If you are interested, the sooner you get in touch with us, the more likely it will be for us to get you on the bus! This is a great program! Leave campus at 2:30, return about 5:30.
"I Can Be Anything" Girl Scout Recruitment Event: Saturday January 24th, from 10 am - 12 noon in Delhi, sponsored by the Girl Scouts of New York Penn Pathways. Student volunteers needed to do activities with young girls and their families. Come by the OCCE to sign up and find out more about the event. 6 - 8 volunteers needed.
American Red Cross Blood Drive: Wednesday and Thursday, February 4th and 5th. In the Farrell Promenade. Sign ups start January 20th, 2015.
Hanford Mills Museum Ice Harvest Festival: Saturday, February 7th at the Museum in East Meredith. You will need your own transportation. Two shifts available, 10 - 1 and 1 - 4. Three people needed each shift. Come by the OCCE to sign up. This is one of the most popular volunteer events of the year!
Triatelier’s Builder's Ball will serve as fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity - Friday Feb 13th. Look for tickets in the lobby of Farrell. What a great way to support the local build for CADI employee John Synan and his family, while having a wonderful semi-formal evening with your friends!
Homeless, Not Helpless: Broncos Helping Others: Common Hour service project sponsored by the Red Cross Club and NSNA. Thursday, February 19th at 12:30 in the Okun Theatre. Group service project following, in the lobby, to assemble hygiene kits for local shelters. All are welcome. Please join us.
Heart of the Catskills Rummage Sale: Thursday and Friday, March 12th &13, volunteers need for setting up this wonderful event. Come to the OCCE for details and to get your name on the list!
Habitat for Humanity: New office in Delhi. Volunteers needed to work on the Spring Valley Home here in Delaware County. Contact Jill at 607-746-9987. Come to the OCCE for sign-up forms.
American Red Cross Blood Drive: Tuesday April 21st In the Farrell Loft. Help save a life and earn a scholarship for a student!
Local Food Pantry in Delhi at the United Ministries Church behind the bank on Church Street. Drop off donations between 1 - 3 pm on Mondays and Thursdays in the basement, Fellowship Hall. Volunteers needed to staff the pantry. Contact Deb at 607-746-1665 or Regina at 607-746-1670 for more information.
Head Start: Help Delaware Opportunities raise money to purchase backpacks and school supplies for the preschoolers who are going into kindergarten next year. Whatever we raise will be matched by the O'Connor Foundation! This is open to individuals and organizations alike. You can do any type of fundraiser, just bring the money to the OCCE and make sure it is put in the exchange account. Last year we helped them get a very large matching grant. Can we do it again? Yes we can!
The Arc of Delaware County: This nationally renowned organization participates on and off campus with service-learning and other co-curricular events like Holiday parties and Study Buddies. Contact the OCCE for more information
Woodlawn Cemetery: Come help us keep this beautiful historic place in the spring, when the snow is gone. Sign up in the OCCE office for Saturdays in March or April.
Please consider our Community Partners
And many, many more! Please contact Elizabeth Sova, the O'Connor Center Director if you have any suggestions or ideas.
* Thanks for a terrific year 2013-14: Over 27,000 hours of community service were performed by our students! You can make a difference!