At center, Springfield College Director of Student Volunteer Programs Charlene Elvers leads incoming students through a community service project of making bagged lunches that will be donated to the Open Pantry's Loaves and Fishes Community Kitchen in Springfield. The project was part of the Summer Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) Program on campus. SOAR participants also stuffed backpacks filled with items promoting healthy living for all the students at the Brookings Elementary School and made care packages for the Friends of the Homeless non-profit organization in Springfield. SOAR is a one-day advising and registration program for incoming first-year students. Watch video...
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