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Club Accomplishments

Summary: 2011-2012

  • French and German Clubs/ CCRI Service Learning Program
    • Meetings: Every Friday @ noon – Arts & Humanities Room
    • Highlights of the 2008 - 2009 French and German Clubs:
      • September 2008 - May 2009
        • Tab Drive for Shriners Hospitals for Children
          • Continued to collect over 100 pounds of tabs
      • May 23, 2009
        • The Race for Grace - http://theraceforgrace.com/ - we have a CCRI Team in progress for the race on May 23rd in Narragansett to assist in research to combat the debilitating disease that is afflicting Grace - Rett Syndrome.
      • May 6, 2009
        • Grand total of $2,622 raised to be donated to Project Have Hope
          • "Project Have Hope works with a group of 100 women in the Acholi Quarter of Uganda and helps them transform their lives and the lives of their families. Through the sale of their beautiful, handmade paper bead jewelry, the women can feed their families, send their children to school, and look forward to a richer future." http://projecthavehope.org/
      • May 5, 2009
        • Grand total of $550.53 raised for Heifer International.
          • Students from the French and German clubs collected donations for Heifer International (www.heifer.org), a nonprofit that is known for ending hunger and poverty in a sustainable way by giving impoverished families and villages animals like cows and sheep that will provide food, drink, clothing and income. The organization teaches recipients how to care for the gift animals and recipients agree to share the offspring of gift animals with others in need.
      • May 1, 2009
        • Attainment of our goal of 5000 pounds for the Rhode Island Community Food Bank over the 2008-2009 academic year.
      • April 23, 2009
        • Fundraising event at the Knight Campus for Race for Grace, Project Have Hope, Heifer International and the Food Drive for the Rhode Island Community Food Bank
      • April 9, 2009
        • Fundraising event for Heifer International, Knight Campus
      • April 4, 2009
        • Joint CCRI French, German, & Italian Clubs’ trip to New York City to Lincoln Center and to explore New York City. 104 students participated in this cultural excursion.
      • April 2, 2009
        • Members of the French and German Clubs participated in the Cultural Diversity Day Celebration at the Providence Campus
      • March 11, 2009
        • French and German Clubs participated in the Mardi Gras Student Government Celebration
      • March 10 – 12, 2009
        • The Race for Grace - http://theraceforgrace.com/ - we have a CCRI Team in progress for the race on May 23rd in Narragansett to assist in research to combat the debilitating disease that is afflicting Grace - Rett Syndrome.
      • March 10 – 12, 2009
        • Project Have Hope: http://www.projecthavehope.org/
          • Students striving to collect 5,000 pounds of food Students from the French and German clubs have collected more than 3,500 pounds of canned goods and nonperishable food items for the Rhode Island Community Food Bank so far this academic year. Club members far surpassed their goal of collecting 500 pounds of food last semester and are striving to collect 5,000 by May 1. If you would like to help, donations can be dropped off in the designated boxes in the bookstore at the Warwick Campus, as well as in the Rhode Island Community Food bins located at the second floor entrance across from the elevators.
      • March 10 – 12, 2009
        • CCRI students support Heifer International Students from the French and German clubs are collecting donations for Heifer International (www.heifer.org), a nonprofit that is known for ending hunger and poverty in a sustainable way by giving impoverished families and villages animals like cows and sheep that will provide food, drink, clothing and income. The organization teaches recipients how to care for the gift animals and recipients agree to share the offspring of gift animals with others in need. The clubs aim to raise $1,500 this semester to support the organization.
      • March 10, 2009
        • Fundraising event at the Knight Campus for Race for Grace, Project Have Hope, Heifer International and the Food Drive for the Rhode Island Community Food Bank
      • March 5, 2009
        • Fundraising event at the Knight Campus for Race for Grace, Project Have Hope, Heifer International and the Food Drive for the Rhode Island Community Food Bank
      • March 3, 2009
        • Fundraising event for Heifer International, Knight Campus
      • September-December 2008
        • Tab Drive for Shriners Hospitals for Children
          • Collected over 180 pounds of tabs
      • October 25, 2008
        • Trip to Harvard University’s Art Museums
          • 85 students had the opportunity to view masterpieces, including works by VanGogh,
            Monet, Degas, Pollock, Rembrandt, and Beckmann
      • September – December 2008
        • Food Drive for the Rhode Island Food Bank
          • Collected over 500 pounds of food
      • November 13-15
        • Attendance of production of Grease
          • Club member starred in this musical at Coventry High School
      • November 19
        • Brahms, Beethoven & Bach Concert Event, Warwick Campus
      • November 20th and 24th 2008
        • MaryKay Fundraiser to support Breast Cancer
      • November 26th
        • Bowling Night
      • December 5, 2008
        • Learner’s Journey Forum for Awareness:
          • Accepted Donations for Community Care Services Group Home
        • Community Care Services:
          • Christmas Collection for 10 young men between the ages of 13-17 living at this group home. Donated over 900 worth of items.
      • December 11, 2008
        • Student Government Holiday Celebration
      • December 12, 2008
        • End-of-semester luncheon
French and German Clubs Service Learning Hours 2008-2009:
Service Students Hours Total Hours
Shiners' Hospital Tab Drive 52 16 832
Race for Grace 28 25 700
Rhode Island Community Bank Food Drive 82 35 2870
Heifer International 27 48 1296
Project Have Hope 24 42 1008
Community Care Services: Christmas Collection for 10 young men 21 20 420
Learner’s Journey Forum for Awareness 9 5 45
MaryKay Fundraiser to support Breast Cancer 14 22 308
French Club (3837 hours) + German Club (3642 hours) Total Service Learning Hours: 7479

The activities of the French and German clubs have fostered a spirit of comradeship among the students.

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Last Updated: 6/24/15