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ND Minute visits the Social Concerns Fair

Kristen Durbin | Monday, January 30, 2012

From schoolwork and service to clubs and co-rec sports, Notre Dame students have

a lot on their plates. On top of those notoriously busy schedules, many students seek

to strengthen the partnership between Notre Dame and the South Bend community

by giving back through service.

At last week’s Social Concerns Fair, students met with representatives from more

than 60 student clubs and local service organizations to learn about the plethora of

service opportunities available. A variety of options were available for a variety of

students, including volunteering at the Center for the Homeless and building houses

with Notre Dame’s Habitat for Humanity chapter.

ND Minute caught up with presenters from both student clubs and community

organizations to discuss their involvement in the Social Concerns Fair. We also

chatted with a few students about their reasons for attending the fair and their

personal interests in service.