LA PLUME — Maria Fanning, of Clarks Summit, coordinator of civic engagement and service learning at Keystone College, along with her group of student volunteers, recently completed several community service projects.
First, the Keystone College Winner’s Circle Club sponsored a service activity Friday, Sept. 23 at the Seven Loaves Soup Kitchen in Tunkhannock. The group worked for four hours, preparing, cooking and serving dinner to the guests.
Next, Fanning’s group of helpers volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House 5K Race and Fun Walk Sunday, Sept. 25. The students ran or walked in Nay Aug Park in Scranton, to support and raise awareness for the Ronald McDonald House.
Finally, on Tuesday, Sept. 27 the volunteers traveled to Helping Hands Learning Center in Clarks Summit, where they spent an afternoon reading stories about autumn, helping out with arts and crafts and serving snacks to the children.
Keystone College volunteers spend time at Seven Loaves Soup Kitchen in Tunkhannock. From left, Benjamin Hawes, of Bangor; Nick Chimera, of Oyster Bay, N.Y.; Temitope Adesanya, of Tobyhanna; Maria Fanning, of Clarks Summit; Nyasia Smith, of Jackson, N.J. and Krystal Harris, of Blakeslee.
Keystone College students, from left, Nyasia Smith and Krystal Harris prepare green beans for hungry guests at Seven Loaves Soup Kitchen in Tunkhannock.
Keystone College students participate in the Ronald McDonald House 5K Race and Fun Walk Sunday, Sept 25 at Nay Aug Park in Scranton. From left, first row, Amanda Paduch, of Lakewood; Wesley Kurtz, of Scott Township and Kasondra Suchocki, of Montrose. Second row, Marissa Vasquez, of Katy, Texas; Dalton Nixon, of Rogue River, Ore.; Joshua Bendowski, of Taylor; Darryl Rawlings, of Philadelphia and Maria Fanning, of Clarks Summit.
Keystone College student volunteer Temitope Adesanya, of Tobyhanna and Helping Hands Learning Center student Alex Evers, of Clarks Summit show off their creative arts and crafts projects.
Keystone College student volunteer Kelly Gordon, of Hallstead reads to preschoolers at Helping Hands Learning Center in Clarks Summit.