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Faculty and staff of Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences provided 2,762 volunteer community service hours during the academic year 2012-2013. Approximately 2,760 people were served in 57 programs. The estimated cost of personnel, materials, and miscellaneous expenses was over $9,000.
In addition, we have Nursing community service hours related to academic coursework. During the summer of 2013 a total of 1,403 volunteer hours were recorded for student's courses. Ninety-four organizations were served and included the American Red Cross, Lifeblood, Salvation Army, More Than a Meal, Bruce Elementary School, Girls, Inc., Memphis Food Bank, The Lewis Center and Memphis Union Mission. In addition, there were approximately 170 donations of clothing, school supplies, household good and cash.
The photo below was taken on a Sunday in July 2013 of students gathered to feed the homeless a hot meal and distribute toiletries and other supplies they had collected in the weeks prior.
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