Volunteering

Stock photo of basketball hoop and net.

Youth Advocacy Group members tutor, coach area youth at Hanes Community Center

Members of the Wake Forest Law Youth Advocacy Group (YAG) have partnered with the Hanes Hosiery Community Center to help with its children’s programs throughout the 2016-17 academic school year.

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Wake Forest Law students to volunteer at Kimberley Park Elementary School Fall Festival on Thursday, Nov. 19

More than 30 Wake Forest Law students plan to volunteer or have donated items to support the annual Kimberley Park Elementary School Fall Festival, which will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 1701 N. Cherry St. There is a $5 admission fee for elementary school students, but any student whose parent cannot afford admission will get in free.

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Students step in as volunteer coaches for Twin City Youth Soccer Association

Soccer volunteers

Wake Forest law students volunteer for the Twin City Youth Soccer Association’s recreational league.

 The young boys run at breakneck speed in seemingly random fashion, bumping and jostling, colliding and tumbling. Suddenly, one breaks from a pack and the soccer ball comes with him. He keeps it on his right foot long enough to tap home into the net. Continue reading »

Students host third annual CommUNITY Cares Day on April 17

Wake Forest University School of Law students are planning the third annual “CommUNITY Cares Day” at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 17, at Kimberley Park Elementary School, 1701 Cherry St., in Winston-Salem.

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Student sparks nationwide effort to assist Haitians in Miami over Spring Break

While many students may be taking a trip to the beach over Spring Break, more than a dozen Wake Forest University School of Law students will be helping Haitians obtain temporary legal status and U.S. work permits.

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Class of 2012 volunteers at Habitat for Humanity site as part of orientation

The Wake Forest University School of Law’s Class of 2012 arrived on Friday, Aug. 14, for orientation and the beginning of classes. Continue reading »

Wendy Parker responds to President Barack Obama’s call for service

When President Barack Obama sent out his call for service, Wake Forest University Law Professor Wendy Parker responded. In February, Parker sent out her own call to law students and faculty, asking for volunteers to help tutor students after school at Kimberley Park Elementary School in Winston-Salem. Continue reading »

Pro Bono Committee created to document, catalog and recognize volunteer efforts

Whether it’s providing free tax advice, acting as a guardian ad litem, tutoring children after school or helping at a food bank on the weekends, the students, faculty and staff at the Wake Forest University School of Law give freely of their spare time to pro bono and public service efforts. Continue reading »

Students and faculty put the University’s motto into action

Laura Dildine (’10), Wendy Parker and Grant Eskelsen (’11) are making a difference. Dildine is participating in a variety of pro bono and volunteer activities that include working with convicted felons as well as helping to start a school library. Continue reading »

Class of 2012 volunteers at Habitat for Humanity site as part of orientation

The Wake Forest University School of Law’s Class of 2012 arrived on Friday, Aug. 14, for orientation and the beginning of classes.

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