SCerving Around the World
On March 22, Trojan alumni from LA to Shanghai organized 80 projects for the Alumni Day of SCervice, giving back to their communities. Here are a few of their activities:
On its home turf, the Trojan Family organized more than 30 community projects across the Southland. At the LA Food Bank, for example, the Intersorority Parents Council, USC School of Social Work and Young Alumni Council came together to pack more than 5,000 food boxes for seniors. At the Downtown Womens Shelter, the Society of Trojan Women organized donations and served snacks. The USC Alumni Club of LAs Beach Cities painted murals and helped clean and restore the El Cerrito Wetlands.
The USC Alumni Club of New York gathered to rake leaves, tidy up and paint outdoor benches at Brooklyns Dyker Beach Park.
At the Capital Area Foodbank-Metro DC, the USC Alumni Club of Washington, DC, sorted 128 pounds of donated food, provid- ing 2,320 meals for families in the citys metropolitan area.
The USC Alumni Club of Seattle helped with spring cleaning and yard work at YouthCares Casa de los Amigos, a program that supports disadvantaged and homeless youth.
In partnership with the Shanghai Huangpu Philanthropy Federation, the USC Alumni Club of Shanghai spent the day visiting seniors in the community, helping with home cleaning and distributing donated household items.
At the Chalgrove Primary School, the USC Alumni Club of London beautified a community garden, play area and street curbs.
Members of the USC Alumni Club of Bangkok played games and read books with disadvantaged children at a youth center in the Red Community area.
Teaming up with the American Church in Paris Sandwich Ministry, the USC Alumni Club of Paris packed sandwiches and boxed juices to distribute to the homeless in four neighborhoods around the city.