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Tucker Foundation
6154 South Fairbanks Hall
Hanover, NH
03755-3529
Phone: (603) 646-3350
Fax: (603) 646-2645
Email: Tucker.Foundation@Dartmouth.EDU

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Tucker Student Spotlight

Silvia Arora '16

Silvia Arora
Student Director of DPCS

Major: Spanish and Biological Chemistry

Hometown: Long Island, NY

Read the full interview

Food and Shelter Issues

Students with a recently-completed house

Programs

  • Animal Care Enthusiasts (ACE) provides volunteer support for the Upper Valley Humane Society in Enfield, NH. Volunteers visit the shelter to socialize the animals, assist the staff in any way possible, and educate visitors about the proper care and treatment of pets and animals.
  • Dartmouth Habitat for Humanity works in collaboration with the Upper Valley Habitat for Humanity and local community members. The Dartmouth chapter of Habitat for Humanity takes part in all aspects of building a Habitat house, including fundraising, grant writing, family selection, and house construction. 
  • Growing Change connects Dartmouth volunteers with the vibrant local agricultural community and builds on strong farm-to-school networks to teach youth about food systems and healthy eating.  Volunteers also work with area farms and gleaning programs to support efforts to increase access to fresh produce among under-resourced communities.
  • Haven After School is designed to provide after school care to families served by the Haven Homeless Shelter. Help a young person with his or her math homework, share a story, write a poem and have fun!
  • Haven Cooking Program volunteers cook, serve, and share healthy meals with residents of Hixon House at the Upper Valley Haven. Volunteers and guests share stories and form relationships, building bridges between students and those struggling with rural homelessness.
  • Students Fighting Hunger works to combat hunger in the Upper Valley and beyond. SFH seeks to raise awareness about local, national, and global hunger-related issues while meeting local needs through direct service. Volunteers coordinate weekly community dinners and organic awareness-raising events on campus. The weekly meal is free and open to anyone.
  • WISE @ Dartmouth works with WISE of the Upper Valley to provide support services for survivors of domestic abuse, sexual assault, and stalking.  Volunteers complete a 30-hour dual-state recognized training to be able to serve as advocates on the crisis hotline. Volunteers also organize awareness events on campus.

Last Updated: 3/1/15