Tiger students to serve Topeka Rescue Mission

01/26/12 jgm

HAYS, Kan. -- Twelve students from Fort Hays State University will volunteer at the Topeka Rescue Mission Center on Saturday, Jan. 28.

The event is a part of the Kansas Board of Regents initiative to help fight hunger on college campuses, in the community and throughout the state and is sponsored by Tigers in Service, a student organization of the Center for Civic Leadership that promotes community service and volunteerism among students, and Kansas Corps.

Students will assist in serving lunch to the homeless in the Topeka area, help organize food in the distribution center and receive a tour of the entire rescue mission center facilities.

This event also coincides with Kansas Day, commemorating the admission of the state as the 34th state in the Union on Jan. 29, 1861.

For more information, contact Tigers in Service at 785-628-5537.

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