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Service Organizations


Service organizations involve a wide variety of service, programming and need- fulfillment activities.  Each organization is unique in its goals, events, and membership requirements.

Best Buddies

The aim of this group is to promote awareness and understanding about individuals with mental disabilities.  Individuals in this organization plan events and interact with family members and group homes within the community to provide activities for young adults and adults with mental disabilities within the Johnstown area.

Circle K - 150 Student Union - Ext. 7900

Circle K is a collegiate service organization dedicated to serving both the University and the community.  Affiliated with Kiwanis International, the objective of Circle K is to provide students with a means by which individuals interested in helping others and being of service in the community can express this concern.

Habitat for Humanity - 150 Student Union - Ext. 7900

The purpose of Habitat for Humanity is to build modern but adequate housing for the community of Somerset, and to witness the gospel of Jesus Christ throughout the world.  The group’s secondary purpose is to educate the community of Pitt-Johnstown by making aware the need to volunteer time for the greater need of those less fortunate.

Last Reviewed: April 27, 2010