*Unless otherwise indicated, the sites below were created and are maintained by Davidson students and/or their advisors, to whom questions regarding the sites should be directed.
The primary goal of CM is to offer information and support regarding mental disorders on campus. For more information contact David Graham.
Community Free Clinic
Volunteers assist with pharmacy and translating needs. The clinic provides free healthcare services for uninsured adults in and around the Concord area. Dinner is provided for volunteers. For more information contact Erin Shufflebarger.
First Responders/Rape Awareness Committee
The purpose of the First Responders is to provide students, faculty, and staff with free, confidential 24-hour services regarding the issues of sexual assault and rape. Our services range from providing hotline numbers and website information to counseling survivors, friends, and family to providing transportation to local area hospitals for rape kits. The Rape Awareness Committee also runs a confidential, 24 hour, student-run hotline, First Responders. First Responders volunteers are trained to respond to calls regarding rape and sexual assault. Advisor: Georgia Ringle, Health Educator. For more information contact Lyndsey Haas.
F.L.Y. (For Loving Yourself)
F.L.Y. aims to empower the student body by promoting positive self image, mental and physical wellness, and healthy, accepting attitudes toward sex and gender. We host both unstructured and structured discussions, guest lectures, and film events centered on provocative and timely topics like the roles of sex, gender, and the body on campus and in society. F.L.Y. also holds a variety of service events throughout the year that encourage higher self esteem and lower stress levels among students. For more information, Krista Catafago or Hannah Foltz.
The Food Club supports local and sustainable agriculture at Davidson College and in the Davidson community. The club integrates Dining Services, Patterson Court, independent students, and the Town of Davidson. For more information please contact Ashley Finger.
Gluten-free Support Group (GSG)
The GSG helps Davidson students with gluten intolerances maintain a healthy diet on campus, through awareness of on-campus options, meetings with gluten-free food, cooking/baking sessions, trips to restaurants, etc. For more information contact Nicolette Taggart.
HealthReach Community Clinic is a free clinic located in Mooresville, NC. Volunteers support the clinic by helping manage patients during clinic hours and aiding with administrative tasks to facilitate the running of the organization. The mission of this student group is to provide volunteer support to HealthReach while learning about health issues and challenges that face the community. For more information contact Greg Swann.
Hinds' Feet Farm
Volunteers work with brain trauma patients on various rehabilitation exercises including arts and crafts, Nintendo Wii, horseback riding and board games. Volunteers can also work outside on a number of maintenance chores. They may work intimately with the members in the Day Program by joining the "Physically Fit" program or help out with the Checkered Ball, an annual black-tie fundraiser. For more information contact Jackie Henson.
Operation Smile Train
This international organization provides free surgeries for children with cleft lips and palates across the globe. Davidson's Operation Smile Train club spreads awareness of international health issues, holds fundraisers and mentors high school students. For more information contact Jared Smith.
Volunteers raise money for an annual Bone Marrow Typing drive by sponsoring a spaghetti dinner, Ben and Jerry's Day, and Tulip Sales. They also strive to raise awareness about the importance of bone marrow donations and transplanting. For more information contact Hannah Peterson.
Timmy Global Health
To build healthy futures worldwide, one child at a time. We accomplish this by strengthening community-based health and education initiatives and by empowering young people to share their energy and compassion. For more information contact Olivia Brown.
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