One Bus, One Cause

Using the momentum and enthusiasm for civic engagement that arises from Volunteer Day, One Bus, One Cause projects send a bus filled with up to 50 UCLA staff, faculty, students, alumni and community volunteers into the LA community in order to address specific needs in that area.

Through partnerships with other nonprofits and outside organizations, this program addresses a different cause and organization with each visit to expose Bruin volunteers to a sampling platter of volunteer opportunities and to pique volunteers’ interest in programs they could work with on an ongoing basis.

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Upcoming Projects

Saturday, June 1 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Stamp Out Hunger Donation Sorting

On June 1, the UCLA Volunteer Center and Bruin volunteers will participate in the Stamp Out Hunger food drive in partnership with United Way of Greater Los Angeles. Stamp out Hunger is the nation’s largest food drive, and last year they were able to set a national record with over 2 million pounds of food collected and sorted. Join the UCLA Volunteer Center as we head over to Bell, CA to assist with sorting food donations, disposing of damaged donations, and packing boxes of food to be sent to partner pantries. T-shirts, a light breakfast, and transportation will be provided.

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Volunteer Experience: One Bus, One Cause: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
On Monday, January 21, 2013, a UCLA campus holiday, a bus full of enthusiastic Bruins loaded up and set out to serve in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. –› read more
Posted on February 14, 2013  |   Source: UCLA Volunteer Center
Volunteer Experience: One Bus, One Cause: Veterans Day
On Monday, November 12, 2012, a bus full of Bruins volunteered their time at the Veterans Home of West Los Angeles. The volunteers were able to hear speeches from volunteer speakers, as well as Executive Director of Volunteer Los Angeles Nancy Olson and UCLA alum Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa! –› read more
Posted on November 29, 2012  |   Source: UCLA Volunteer Center
Veterans Day Service Events
UCLA honors Veterans in a number of ways each year, and the Volunteer Center wants to honor service members through a variety of service projects throughout the weekend of November 9-12. Please join us at the following community service events. –› read more
Posted on October 30, 2012  |   Source: UCLA Volunteer Center
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