ELU Events

Our monthly events focus on volunteerism and personal/professional development. Join us!
A Hoppin Good Way to Help Our Community- Thursday, March 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us as we distribute over 7,000 Easter themed stuffed animals, donated by Godiva, to local agencies. We will meet in the parking lot of FirstEnergy stadium and place the boxes in cars as they drive through. Register Here

Virtual Story Time with Boscov’s

Boscov’s is looking for virtual readers to share on their Facebook page throughout the spring and summer months. The audience of the readings are children grades K-4 with book themes focusing on spring, summer, friendship, growing up, or courage. Volunteers who participate must have videos submitted by April 19. Register Here

Nolde Forest Trail Clean Up – Wednesday, April 21 @ 5:30 – 7:30 pm

We are excited to continue cleaning up the trail we adopted at Nolde Forest. ELU members will be responsible for maintaining it each month with the leadership of ELU Vice Chair, Sidney Purnell. Volunteers will walk the trail, trim back overgrowth, remove fallen branches, pick up litter, etc. Children ages 10 and up are welcome to participate in the clean up.If you plan on bringing your child please email Shirleyc@uwberks.org with the name and age of your child. Register Here

United Way’s Spring Spruce Up Event

United Way of Berks County has a volunteer opportunity called the Spring Spruce Up to ignite the Live United Spirit in our community! This two day event will provide various outdoor volunteer opportunities, and we are thrilled to offer two projects exclusively for ELU members.

Clean-Up at Berks Nature- Friday, April 23 @ 1-4 pm
Volunteers will help update the nature play zone by bringing in new materials, cleaning, trimming, etc. Volunteers are also encouraged to bring any pine cones, acorns, or bamboo sticks from own properties for the children when they play in that area. Children ages 10 and up are welcome to participate in the clean up.If you plan on bringing your child please email Shirleyc@uwberks.org with the name and age of your child.
Register Here

Oakbrook Community Clean-Up-Saturday, April 24 @ 9 am- 12 pm
Volunteers are needed to come together and work on cleaning up the Oakbrook community. Children ages 10 and up are welcome to participate in the clean up. If you plan on bringing your child please email Shirleyc@uwberks.org with the name and age of your child.
Register Here