Tuesday, September 2, 2014

UIS students volunteer during Service-A-Thon

More than 70 students participated in University of Illinois Springfield's annual Service-A-Thon.

The event always happens after the first week of classes. It brings together students for service projects around the capital city.

One of those projects, helping Habitat for Humanity with its latest project.

"It was a good chance to help out the community, meet new people, and have a good time," said Kelsie Roberts, a freshman at the University of Illinois Springfield.

Other students worked at Saint John's Bread Line cooking and serving meals. In total, students helped with four projects.

The story was reported by WICS-TV 20 on August 29, 2014.

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