Community partners join forces with Nipissing University students

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.

Locations
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.

NipissingUniversityStudentsCleanUpInitiative

Public Welcome
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.

Chi Migwetch
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.