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GCU CityServe nears $750,000 of distributed goods

February 18, 2022 / by / 0 Comment

In a little more than five months, GCU CityServe’s warehouse has received an estimated $1.5 million of household items and is nearing $750,000 of goods distributed to families in need, thanks to the help of some 60 community partners, fundraisers such as the recent A Night in Support of CityServe, and countless volunteers. Just one example of the generosity shared through GCU CityServe is the almost 1,000 toys passed on to families at Christmastime. “It’s just story after story like that,” said GCU CityServe HUB Manager Nathan Cooper as the organization prepares to deliver more needed items to Habitat for Humanity families at Lopes Go Local on Feb. 26.

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Honors students give back by building bunk beds

December 13, 2021 / by / 0 Comment

All it took to make sure 70 kids in need got a bed to sleep in was a little hard work, love and the dedication of the GCU Honors College community Saturday morning. Volunteers gathered around the GCU CityServe HUB and teamed with the nonprofit organization Sleep in Heavenly Peace to build bunk beds that will be distributed to families in need. Sleep in Heavenly Peace founder and Executive Director Luke Mickelson said, “To see these college students see the joy that they feel when they know they’re giving back to something … it lasts with them the rest of their lives.”

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