More than 750 University of Miami students gave back to the local community on October 2.
National Gandhi Day of Service
More than 750 University of Miami students gave back to the local community on October 2, planting trees, removing graffiti, staging a carnival, and taking part in other volunteer efforts as part of National Gandhi Day of Service. The annual event, supervised by the William R. Butler Center for Volunteer Service and Leadership Development, is the largest service day at UM. During the event, students participated in a variety projects around the Miami area, ranging from performing landscaping work at Good Hope Equestrian Center to painting a mural with the Miami River Commission and putting on a carnival at South Miami Community Center. Above, at the Miami River Commission site, student volunteers till the soil in preparation for planting shrubs along a road near the Miami River.