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Faculty and staff of Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences provided over 2,000 volunteer community service hours during the academic year 2010-2011. Approximately 3,900 people were served in 48 different programs. The estimated cost of personnel, materials, and miscellaneous expenses was over $39,000. The college faculty and staff participated in the Baptist Memorial Health Care sponsored “Habitat for Humanity” that built a home for a family of six. Other organizations and activities include, but not limited to, are March for Babies, the American Heart Association, United Way, Operation Christmas Child Shoebox, Susan B. Komen Walk, Baptist Operation Outreach back to school supplies and Christmas gifts, Baptist Camp Good Grief, and tutoring elementary school students.
In addition, we have Nursing community service related to academic coursework. During the summer of 2011 over 800 volunteer hours were recorded for student's courses. They include numerous organizations such as the American Red Cross, Lifeblood, Salvation Army, the Ronald McDonald House, the Arthritis Foundation, Goodwill, A Better Memphis, and HopeWorks. For more information on student community service: