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Serving our community is important to Durham Tech. In fact, our mission and strategic initiatives clearly commit us to engaging with our communities in ways that not only help those we serve, but also allow us as a college to learn. Service, in other words, allows us to extend the walls of our classrooms and the boundaries of our campuses, providing students, faculty, and staff with hands-on, real-world experiences while helping others.

Explore our pages and find out how to get involved!  Contact us for more information.

Announcements and Upcoming Events
Read the February 5th article about the Food Pantry in The Durham Voice: Durham Tech food pantry feeds hundreds
Read about recent events and future activities in the Spring 2014 Community Engagement Newsletter. View the calendar of service opportunities planned for this spring!
February Volunteer Opportunities: Be sure to log your hours in the Volunteer Log after participating in these events!

Campus Harvest Food Pantry
Tuesday afternoons, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m., Phillips 310A
Come by and help us sort and record donations for the food pantry!

Briggs Avenue Community Garden
Friday mornings, 9 – 11 a.m., 1303 S Briggs Ave. across from East Coast Metal Distributors on Route 8
Join us in the garden and help grow produce for the food pantry! In the event of inclement weather, cancellation notices will be posted to this page, our Facebook page, and sent to our mailing list.

Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC
Saturday, February 15, 9 a.m. – noon, Location TBD

Help process donations and organize shelves at the Food Bank. Please register for this event by emailing
Durham Tech Campus Harvest Food Pantry is open for spring!. View the schedule.

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 “Everybody can be great because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve. You don’t have to know about Plato and Aristotle to serve. You don’t have to know Einstein’s theory of relativity to serve. You don’t have to know the second theory of thermodynamics in physics to serve.  You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.

– Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Excerpted from “The Drum Major Instinct,” 1968.

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