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Fabulous Finger Knitting!

Kelly Stone Fabulous Finger Knitting is a weekly event that happens every Wednesday night in William Keeton House. It is a very fun, fulfilling service event in which we finger knit scarves from scratch and then weave them together into larger scarves and baby blankets. Over the years, the finger knitting service project has worked […]

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A New Service Brew: Coffee Sleeve Scripts

Julia Allen On Sunday afternoons in Goldman Smith Hall, the soft sound of markers against the paper and casual conversation drift from a sunlit classroom. We are decorating coffee sleeves with uplifting messages, puns, and doodles for Mandible Cafe. The Coffee Sleeve Scripts project started as a pledge project a few years ago and has […]

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Code-4-Kids

Ariel Fong Code-4-Kids is definitely my favorite service event in APO. I don’t say this just because I run the program, but when I volunteer at Belle Sherman Elementary School, I can really see the direct impact that my time has on the students and how much fun they are deriving from the experience. Code-4-Kids […]

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Dunk Tank

Molly Smith On Friday, September 28, APO along with Delta Sigma Pi, Phi Alpha Delta, Phi Gamma Nu, Golden Key, Alpha Kappa Psi, and Phi Chi Theta hosted a dunk tank on Ho plaza! All of the money raised would go to the Children’s Hospital of Montefiore, our philanthropy cause. I had the great fortune of […]

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Mural Painting in the Commons

Rupal Khaitan Art is one of the few things I can proudly say that I grew up doing (probably alongside eating Indian food and watching Disney channel?) and seeing murals on practically every street here has made me happy I chose to come to a hippie town like Ithaca. Last year as a baby pledge […]

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Food Recovery Network

Trisha Ray Food Recovery Network is an organization that focuses on recovering leftover food in dining halls.  I really enjoy this service event because you get to see the immediate impact of your work.  The Food Recovery Network organization does a great job of organizing recoveries at Okenshield’s, Becker, and RPCC on a weekly basis.  […]

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Bake Sale for Ithaca Cancer Resource Center

Holly Zheng Donating to cancer research sometimes seems like you’re throwing your money into a black hole labeled “potential future treatments”. It’s hard to see the immediate impact of your donations – partly due to the long and arduous journey any treatment has to undergo before being clinically approved, but also because most research, well, […]

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Gorge Safety Presentation

Molly Smith Gamma chapter recently hosted a Gorge Safety presentation where the Natural Areas Director, Mr. Todd Bittner, came to speak to the brotherhood. I found the presentation very comprehensive and it touched on some key points about gorge safety. The presentation began with a short video that showed why the gorges are so dangerous. […]

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Listening Tent

Amrit Hingorani When I signed up for the listening tent, I had no idea what to expect. However, when I showed up to Ho Plaza, I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed the event. To start, Shannon and I helped set up a booth promoting mental health awareness. The booth included helpful brochures […]

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Closet Sorting with Cornell Thrift

  Katherine McPherson Cornell Thrift is an amazing organization on campus that I only wish I had learned about earlier in my time at Cornell. Their mission is to “reduce campus-wide waste and improve student welfare through the redistribution of reusable personal items.” This project was inspired by the “free-piles” that build up in university […]

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