2013 events and fundraisers

Collection to benefit CASPAR:
Men and women's winter clothing, linens, and towels

Monday, December 2 - Monday, December 16

The winter clothing drive for men and women was held earlier this December. Items collected during this drive are being donated to CASPAR Emergency Services Center. CASPAR is an MIT community partner and provides services to those affected by substance abuse disorders in Cambridge and Somerville. Thank you to all the participants who made this donation drive a success!

Secret Santa for Seniors gift collection
Monday, November 25 - Monday, December 16

We partnered with the MIT Office of Government and Community Relations and the Cambridge Police Department again this year to organize a Secret Santa for Seniors who live in Cambridge. Thank you everyone who helped brighten the holiday season which can be a lonely time for senior citizens who may not have family or friends with whom to celebrate. The Cambridge Police delivered surprise holiday gift bags to senior citizens on Christmas Eve. Thank you again for your donations and for bringing joy to seniors during the holidays!

Used book fair (8th Annual)
Friday, November 15, 9am-5pm and
Monday, November 18, 9am-4pm
Bush Room (Bldg. 10-105) and Lobby 10

Thank you book donors and buyers! The book sale raised $2,500 this year to benefit the MIT Community Service Fund and United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley. We hope to see you next year!

Cell phone donation: Ongoing collection
Drop off or send your used cell phone to the Community Services Office, Room E38-234. Proceeds from the donations help support the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC), which provides free, comprehensive services to survivors of sexual violence. To date, MIT has donated 250 cell phones.

2012 Used Book Fair to support the Community Services Fund and United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack ValleyBooks were priced right at our annual book fair. All proceeds went to benefit the MIT Community Service Fund and the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley. Thank you for donating and purchasing books!

2012 Used Book Fiar to support the Community Services Fund and United  	          Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack ValleyThis smart MIT dog also enjoyed last year's book sale.

The VPFun Committee organized its canned food collection for the Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House in Cambridge.The VPFun Committee organized its canned food collection for the Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House in Cambridge. Here committee member Doris Drake delivered the donated items to the organization.

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