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Heritage Day 2018

Heritage Day 2018

October 12, 2018

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The weather forecast threatened rain but another dry, sunny morning greeted volunteers as they headed out for the third annual Heritage Day on September 26 . A total of 1,281 Moravian College students, faculty, and staff gave 2,562 hours of service to the greater community of Lehigh and Northampton Counties. To view a photo gallery, click on the image above.

And here—Heritage Day by the numbers:

4,000 candles wrapped

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500 gifts wrapped for meals on wheels

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300 trees and shrubs planted at Friends of Johnston Estate

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257 cards made for veterans and military families

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252 flags packed for veterans, first responders, and military families

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240 literacy kits were created for Jumpstart for Children

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200 shoeboxes were wrapped for Holiday Hope Chest

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190 jump ropes were made for Jackson Early Childhood Center

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59 fleece blankets made for Operation Smile and Community Feast

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36 pints of blood donated to the American Red Cross

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It was a great day to be a Hound!