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Mary Ellen Brandell Volunteer Center

The Mary Ellen Brandell Volunteer Center is dedicated to developing active citizenship among CMU students by providing unique and dynamic programs, coordinating civic engagement efforts and facilitating networking among service leaders across campus. The Volunteer Center houses a searchable online database (OrgSync) of volunteer opportunities for CMU students, coordinates civic engagement efforts across campus, and offers many programs, including Adopt-A-Grandparent, Alternative Breaks, America Counts and Reads, David Garcia Project Disabilities Awareness, Lunch Buddies, Safer Sex Patrol, and Service Ambassadors. Additionally, the Volunteer Center provides leadership for special events throughout the academic year, including: Issue Day, MLK Jr. Day of Service, Valentines for Veterans, Be My Neighbor Day, and various other events.

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