Week of Service

All chapters are encouraged to plan and carry out events throughout ASDA’s Week of Service, January 17-25, 2020. Both community outreach and community service events are strongly encouraged. Use #ASDAWeekofService and tag @dentalstudents to keep up with other ASDA chapters on social media!

What kind of events could your chapter hold?week of service

  • Host a health fair on campus
  • Volunteer at a homeless shelter or soup kitchen
  • Participate in a charity walk or run
  • Volunteer at a youth shelter
  • Conduct free dental screenings at an elementary school or veterans home
  • Help build up or clean your community: join a work site or a neighborhood clean-up crew Make quilts or blankets for senior citizens
  • Plan a mission trip with your chapter
  • Partner at a local nonprofit
  • Refer to the Community Service how-to guide for even more event ideas

New this year: Chapter food drive challenge

National ASDA is coordinating a challenge among all ASDA chapters to collect the most nonperishable food items! Every can or box makes a difference. At the end of the challenge, all collected items should be donated to your local food pantry. 

If you need help finding your local food pantry, click here.

Start preparing now!

  • The challenge will run from Jan. 1-25, 2020.
  • Share photos of your growing collection on social media using #ASDAWeekofService

  • Chapter leaders will be sent a link at the end of the month to submit the total number of collected goods.
  • The chapter that collects and donates the most nonperishable food items will be recognized by National ASDA.

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