Talk about Badger spirit. A volunteer program that started small now spreads the enthusiasm and generosity of more than 400 University of Wisconsin-Madison students each semester to schools, community centers, food banks and more.
The Badger Volunteers program, coordinated by the Morgridge Center for Public Service, began in fall 2008 and, during its first semester, involved 40 student volunteers and partnerships with four community organizations. In 2010, the program sent 70 teams — more than 400 students — to 50 community-partner sites.
Starting Tuesday, Jan. 18, students can begin registering online to take part in the program during spring semester. Registration continues through Friday, Jan. 28, at http://www.morgridge.wisc.edu. Continue reading