Please email Cathy Wright-Eger at cwright-eger@purdue.edu if interested in any of the volunteer opportunities or want more information.

August

Wounded Warrior Project Float Trip

  • Help Wounded Warriors and their family's sign up for the float, help them into and out of canoes, and floating and interacting with the families.
    • When: August 24th 8 am - 6 pm (or anytime between 8am - 6pm)
    • Where: Fort Ouiatenon, West Lafayette, IN
    • Contact person: Cathy Wright-Eger - cwright-eger@purdue.edu
Wounded Warrior Project Float Trip
  • Teams of 3 or 4 people will knock on doors to welcome students back to campus, hand out information related to city services and how to be good neighbors.
    • When: August 26 6pm
    • Where: Surrounding campus neighborhoods
    • Contact person: Cathy Wright-Eger - cwright-eger@purdue.edu
September

LGBTQ Call OUT:

  • Set up a resource table at Call out
  • When: Sept 2nd
  • Where: PMU South Ballroom 6:30pm
  • Contact Person: Cathy Wright-Eger or Lowell Kane - kane14@purdue.edu
Purdue Day at Westminster
  • Participate in fun activities with the residents
125 NCAA Employees visiting Purdue:
  • Participate in a student-athlete panel (3-4 athletes)
Light the Night: Leukemia and Lymphoma Fund Drive Athletic Advisory Counsel
  • Join the Athletic Advisory Counsel for lunch with Morgan Burke (8-10 athletes)
    • When: September 26 @ Noon
    • Where: West Club in Mackey Arena
    • Contact Person: : Cathy Wright-Eger - cwright-eger@purdue.edu
2014-2015 School Year

Gearing Up for Success

  • Collecting school supplies for kids from low income families
    • When: August 2014 - June 2015
    • Where: Cumberland Elementary
    • Contact person: Cathy Wright-Eger cwright-eger@purdue.edu
Support an Indiana Elementary Classroom
  • Collecting Purdue Spirit wear to send to an elementary school classroom showing college is an attainable goal.
    • When: August 2014 - June 2015
    • Where: Maconaquah Elementary
    • Contact person: Cathy Wright-Eger - cwright-eger@purdue.edu
Assisting Blind Woman on Campus
  • Getting lunch for Ford Dining Court worker
  • When: 1st Semester August - December
    • 2nd Semester January - May
  • Where: Ford Dining Court
  • Contact Person: Cathy Wright-Eger - cwright-eger@purdue.edu
Assist John Purdue Club
  • Help Rita with odd jobs and events
Tender Loving Child Care Center
  • Visit 1st-5th graders and talk about the importance of college and tell them a little about your sport
    • When: 3-6pm Monday-Friday
    • Where: Congress Street United Methodist Church
    • Contact Person: Heather Scott 765-447-1443
Shoes For Haiti
  • Donate used shoes of any kind to FCA orphanage
    • When: All year
    • Where: Brees Computer Lab, Mackey Weight Room, Mackey Training Room
    • Contact Person: Cathy Wright-Eger or Marty Dittmar - chaplainpu@gmail.com
Helping Sierra Leone
  • Collect clothing, shoes, soccer gear, school supplies for children
    • When: Throughout the school year
    • Contact Person: Aurora Kan kan0@purdue.edu

EDPS Student-Athlete Helper

  • Assist instructor with our freshmen athletes
  • Tues/Thurs class for the first 8 weeks of semester
  • 8:30 or 9:30 or 11:30 or 12:30
IMPACT: Mentor Elementary Children at Happy Hollow School