Serve Day is September 9, 2015

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Each fall, George Fox closes for one day to allow students and employees to serve surrounding communities. The tradition began in 1999 and continues to grow in scope and magnitude each year.

Serve Day 2015 will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 9. More than 2,000 students and employees will participate, performing a variety of projects – including construction, painting, weeding, cleaning and visiting with seniors – for sites in Yamhill, Washington, Marion, Multnomah and Clackamas counties.

Heather Kurtz

"Here we were, dedicating a day to serving people like Marilyn, and at the end of the day she was the one who served us with her conversation and prayer."

Read more about senior Heather Kurtz's Serve Day experience on the Bruin Blog.


7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast on the quad(1) and bag your own lunch(2)
8:30 a.m. Kickoff Celebration on the lawn near the Centennial Tower
9:00 a.m. Groups meet at numbered stakes (Group #) on lawn and depart for Serve Site
Lunch With your group at the Serve Site
4:00 p.m. Return to campus
4:00-6:30 p.m. Evening Celebration including church, volunteer, activities fair, and concert
4:30-6:30 p.m. Dinner on the Quad(3)
(1) Free for everyone
(2) Free for students, team leaders and committee members
(3) Churches who participate in connections event get 2 free tickets. Students, faculty and staff eat free. Guests and family members, and additional church connections participants may pay cash.

For more information or to participate in this year's Serve Day, please email

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Partnered with Luis Palau's Season of Service
The 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

A commitment to community and civic engagement has earned George Fox a place on the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor RollGeorge Fox students annually volunteer more than a quarter of a million hours to service.