Community Service Organizations
American Foundation for Children with AIDS (AFCA)
AFCA's national headquarters are based in a large warehouse in Lebanon, PA. Students partner with AFCA on a monthly basis to help pack and prepare medical supplies for shipment to Africa where they w ill be used in community health clinics.
Colleges Against Cancer
The American Cancer Society's Colleges Against Cancer is a nationwide collaboration of college students, faculty, and staff dedicated to eliminating cancer by initiating and supporting programs of the American Cancer Society in college communities through four directions: Advocacy, Cancer Education, Relay For Life, and Survivorship. Anyone is welcome to join who is interested in the fight against cancer.
This is an exhilarating club devoted to helping Lebanon County Special Olympics. Members help with weekly practices and the Quad Bowling Tournament in October, host a swim meet in March for Lebanon County and three surrounding counties, and participate in the Polar Bear Plunge fundraiser. Everyone is invited to help create lasting memories with these inspiring athletes!
Habitat for Humanity
Students involved with Habitat for Humanity work with the Lebanon County branch of the international organization. Alternative spring break trips to Habitat for Humanity affiliates around the country are planned as student interest and funding allow.
Lebanon Valley Educational Partnership (LVEP)
The Lebanon Valley Education Partnership (LVEP) was established in 1989 between Lebanon Valley College and the Lebanon School District to encourage children in the city of Lebanon to study, stay in school, and aspire to attend college.
LVC Buddies is a college organization that promotes lasting friendships with people with mental retardation. Friendships are fostered through group activities with college students and the buddies. LVC Buddies enhances the social, recreational, and occupational lives of all people involved. LVC Buddies is about having and being a friend. Activities include going to a movie, sports event, laser tag, bowling, or anything that facilitates a rewarding relationship.
Lebanon Valley College Mini Thon
Mini-THONs, which replicate THON on a smaller scale, donate the money raised directly to The Four Diamonds Fund. This organization also works to raise awareness for pediatric cancer.
Rotaract is a Rotary-sponsored service club for young women and men ages 18 to 30. Each year, the club engages in at least one local and one international service project. The club encourages professionalism, leadership development, and most importantly fellowship within the campus community. Members form close-knit relationships as they work to improve community life.