BLOOMINGTON – Ivy Tech Community College’s Bloomington campus is hosting its 15th annual O’Bannon Institute Day of Service on Friday, April 27. Individuals, community organizations, and businesses are invited to partner with Ivy Tech and volunteer for projects benefiting nonprofit agencies in our communities.
“We’re inviting the entire community out again to volunteer on our annual Day of Service to help us reach our goal of providing 1000 hours of community service,” said Jennie Vaughan, chancellor at Ivy Tech Bloomington.
There are 165 volunteer slots currently available for projects located in Bloomington, Bedford, and Ellettsville, and Spencer, and more will be added. Participants can view a full list of projects and sign up to volunteer at ivytech.edu/obannon and click on Day of Service.
Day of Service volunteers are invited to a kick-off event and continental breakfast starting at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, April 27 at Ivy Tech. Kick-off attendees who are signed up to volunteer will receive an O’Bannon Institute Day of Service T-shirt. Participants are encouraged to share photographs of the Day of Service on social media using the hashtag #IvyTech1000Hours.
About Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering associate degrees, long- and short-term certificate programs, industry certifications, and training that aligns with the needs of the community. The College provides a seamless transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor's degree.