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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 2001 - Organizations. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 27, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/8890/show/8688.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 2001 - Organizations. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/8890/show/8688

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Students of the University of Houston, Houstonian 2001 - Organizations, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed December 27, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/8890/show/8688.

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Title Houstonian 2001
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  • Students of the University of Houston
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Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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Title Organizations
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • University of Houston
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Transcript CHECK IT OUT! Stephanie Belton and another MVP member found details on a volunteering opportunity. Coordinating projects required many hours of planning. Photo by Josh Toppas Calendar of Events "Work for a Change" "Fun in the Sun" Alternative Spring Break LENDING A HELPINCHANP opportunities to students ^ KEEPING TRACK Junior business major Melissa Gaines searched the web for volunteer opportunities in the area. MVP provided students with a wide range of volunteer options. Photo by Josh Toppas SAY THAT AGAIN? MVP members listened to the speaker at one of the MVP events. MVP attended many different activities planned by volunteer groups around Houston. Photo by Josh Toppas Many students wished to be able to give back to their community, but did not know where to start. For such students who did not want to spend hours at a time calling places for ideas, the Metropolitan Volunteer Program (MVP) offered a solution. MVP coordinated many events which gave any student who was interested the chance to use his or her talents to help out around Houston. The group sought out a variety of activities, so that no matter what a student was interested in, there was a place where his or her strengths could be put to good use. The group supported a number of regular activities, such as mentoring, working in homeless shelters, walk-a-thons, and envi- "It's about gaining a passion for serving the community." - Stephanie Belton 501 Organizations ronmental cleanups. These activities were open throughout the year for students In addition to finding venues in the Houston area for volunteering, MVP sponsored two major events: "Work for a Change" and "Fun in the Sun". These events helped students to find ways to incorporate their volunteer efforts into a choice of careers. MVP was diligent in informing the students and staff of upcoming volunteer opportunities, but they also worked one-on- one with students to help match their skills with the service that would be perfect for their interests. Through their efforts, MVP helped give the students of UH chances to serve the community around them while utilizing their own talents and interests. Ashley Grubbs THERE YOU GO A student joked around at the Oxfam banquet, which many MVP members attended. The students made many friends while they were volunteering. Photo by Josh Toppas Metropolitan VoCunteer Program 0