Community Services Coordinator

Jessica Lastrapes

jllast@uga.edu

  • Coordinaties volunteer/charitable activities for the Libraries' staff outside the library setting
  • Goal: build a sense of community by serving the local area

Canned Food Drive

  • Drive to collect food for the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia
  • Goal: Getting items (both food and toiletries) to those who may not be able to afford the bare necesseties

Animal Welfare Drive and Display

Athens School Supplies Drive

  • Organizes collection of school supplies for the children of Athens-Clarke County, which are distributed to participating schools
  • Goal: get school supplies to those in need

Winter Holiday Charity Fundraiser

  • Sponsor a family at the Joyce Ervin Open Hearts Center, a local non-profit for the homeless and low income families
  • For every dollar collected LSA matches up to $200.
  • Volunteers are needed to assist the Community Services Coordinator with the gift shopping and wrapping
  • Goal: give a local family gifts who would otherwise go without