HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 18, 2022 – Excessive Level College college students within the Bonner Chief Program hosted a day of service on Veterans Day to package deal and ship hygiene packs and private objects to native veterans.
As a part of the service-learning program, college students packaged 40 hygiene kits stuffed with lotion, toothpaste, floss, toothbrushes, shaving cream, razors and deodorant. In addition they packed 20 private merchandise kits and donated further objects for veterans experiencing homelessness to the Arthur Cassell Transitional Home, which is a part of Open Door Ministries in Excessive Level. College students delivered the packages to the veterans on Nov. 14.
The Bonner Leader Program is a nationwide service program discovered at choose universities throughout the nation. HPU Bonners are servant leaders who join fellow HPU college students to nonprofits and social innovation tasks in the area people.
That is the primary time the Bonner Leaders have offered hygiene packs to the Arthur Cassell Transitional Home. Scholar Kaitlyn Cruz says they hope to make this an annual custom.
“The Bonner Program works instantly with the neighborhood in some ways, and we felt that working additional with our veterans was extraordinarily important and needed,” stated Cruz. “The Open Door Ministry program has present veterans who will be capable of profit from the packages given, however we additionally hope for this to behave as a group for future use.”
This is without doubt one of the some ways the HPU household offers again to the neighborhood and a part of the practically 500,000 hours of neighborhood service that college students, school and workers take part in yearly.
“We recognize the student-run Bonner Chief Program for the donation of T-shirts, underwear, socks, towels and hygiene merchandise,” stated Beth Waters, medical director at Open Door Ministries. “It means a lot to the veterans to obtain the stunning welcome luggage. We’re grateful for the work that was put into this.”