The Dartmouth community and Granite United Way have been working together to improve lives in the Upper Valley for 41 years, both through contributions and by working with area agencies. Here are a few snapshots of people at Dartmouth working to make a difference.
Economics major finds perspective at the Haven
Charles is a '15 economics major hailing from Seoul, South Korea. Charles' dedication to volunteer work emerged after he chose to take some time off from the College due to physical illness. During his recovery, he remained in the Upper Valley and began searching for volunteer opportunities locally to fill his time. Read more.
Paul Frazel ASPIREs to help others
Paul Frazel is a '15 and is a biology and philosophy double major. Despite his staunch loyalty to academics, Paul also spends several hours a week volunteering with ASPIRE. Read more.
Caeli Cavanagh making a difference with WISE
Dartmouth psychology major Caeli Cavanagh '14 has logged over 300 volunteer hours with WISE of the Upper Valley. Caeli's connection to WISE began when advocates from the organization visit her high school to discuss dating violence and sexual assault. Read more.
Katelyn Wong contributing to The Family Place
Katelyn Wong '15, a Dartmouth neuroscience major, has been working with The Family Place, a parent-child community center that has worked to support Upper Valley families for nearly 30 years, for 2 years. Read more.
Dartmouth Engineering Major Helps with Home Repairs
Katie Zhang '16, a Dartmouth engineering major, spent the summer working at COVER Home Repair, a United Way-supported nonprofit based in White River Junction, Vt., that helps with home repairs such as roofing and weatherization for individuals and families in the Upper Valley who cannot afford them. Read more.
WISE volunteer is there for victims of domestic and sexual violence
Dartmouth psychology major Clarissa Li '15, has been a volunteer advocate with WISE of the Upper Valley for almost a year, taking calls on WISE's 24-hour crisis line as well as volunteering for overnight shifts at least twice a month. Read more.
Dartmouth's Kate Soule: Dedicated United Way Campaigner
Kate Soule, Director of Arts and Sciences Finance and Research Administration, first became involved with the United Way when she arrived at the College in 1996. In addition to working on the Steering Committee, Kate Soule has given to the United Way every year since arriving at the College. Read more.
Good Neighbor Health Clinic Work Lives up to its Name
James Jung '14 was drawn to the Good Neighbor Health Clinic because he wanted to volunteer in something relating to health care. "I wanted to do something that could have a long-lasting effect on the clinic and those who use it," says Jung. Read more.
Last Updated: 11/13/14