Hi! I'm Erin from Rocky Mount, North Carolina and I'm going to be a senior at W&L this year. As a freshman, I went on the Richmond trip and absolutely loved it. Through the trip, I gained a lot of insight on poverty and healthcare, plus I met lots of great friends going into O-Week. This is my third year leading VV Lexington. I really enjoy introducing incoming First Years to the volunteer opportunities in the Rockbridge Community, where we can serve all year long. I am a pre-med Neuroscience major with a Poverty and Human Capability Studies minor. I volunteer regularly at the Rockbridge Area Free Clinic, serve as a peer tutor, and am involved in my sorority.
Volunteer Venture: Lexington lays the foundation for a deeper understanding of the issues inherent to Rockbridge County. Students work in cooperation with the Washington & Lee Habitat for Humanity student chapter and the Rockbridge County Habitat for Humanity national chapter. Students will also prepare and deliver nutritious meals to local agencies through the Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee.
Other service opportunities vary depending on the needs of the community each year. Regardless of service sites, the Volunteer Venture trip in Lexington will orient new students to the wide variety of service opportunities locally. Volunteer Venture: Lexington focuses on issues of hunger, housing, and homelessness in Rockbridge County.
To see more about what you'll be experiencing in Lexington, feel free to visit these links:
Questions or comments? Please contact Jenny Davidson, Coordinator of Student Service Learning, at email@example.com or 540-458-4669.
Maximum Number of Participants: 16