Community partners join forces with Nipissing University students
Community partners join forces with Nipissing University students in neighbourhood clean-up, clothing donation and food drive
The North Bay Police Service’s Environment Committee, Nipissing First Nation Food & Clothing Bank, the North Bay Food Bank and Nipissing University student volunteers will be out in our community on Saturday, September 26 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. to pick up litter and to collect food and clothing donations on behalf of Nipissing University’s Biidaaban Community Service-Learning and Wiidooktaadwin Aboriginal Mentorship Initiatives programs. This initiative is part of the volunteer training the students receive.
The participants will be concentrating their efforts in student housing areas on:
- McNamara Street;
- Sherryl Crescent;
- Cypress Court;
- Dover Court;
- McGibbon Street;
- Southview Crescent;
- Cartier Street;
- Leonard Street;
- Justin Street; and
- Ursula Street.
Nipissing University students, who will be volunteering their time towards this initiative, have distributed copies of the following pamphlets in the area to encourage residents to contribute gently-used clothing and food.
Members of the public who want to help in the clean-up are asked to meet outside the Lucky 13 store at 555 McKeown Avenue at 3:30 p.m.
The North Bay Police Service’s Environment Committee thanks Mair Greenfield, Biidaaban Community Service-Learning Officer, Wiidookaadwin Aboriginal Mentorship Initiatives of Nipissing University for her leadership in the organization of this event.