RCC Human Services Club Distributes Blessings Bags

ASHEBORO (June 12, 2017)

The Human Services Club at Randolph Community College recently completed their community outreach project for the spring semester. For several weeks, students and instructors donated, collected, and purchased new items for 50 Blessing Bags.

Students pack items for the Human Services Club project
Students pack items for Blessings Bags
RCC's Human Services students pack items for Blessings Bags
RCC students collected items for Blessings Bags for the community

Randolph Community College Human Services Technology students, as part of their Human Services Club community outreach project, packed 50 Blessings Bags with personal items like shampoo, toothbrushes, toothpaste, hand sanitizer, and snacks to distribute in the community.

These bags included shampoo, conditioner, soap, washcloths, toothbrushes, toothpaste, dental floss, hand sanitizer, scarfs, ponchos, toboggans, gloves, socks, shirts, sweatshirts, water, crackers, Vienna sausages, and feminine products.

These bags were distributed to the Shelter of Hope, the Family Crisis Center, and Alcohol and Drug Services. According to Department Head Scott Smith, “I was so pleased with the leadership of our Human Services Club president, Ms. Wendi Stanley, in coordinating this project. I am also so very proud of our students and their willingness to give of their time and money to bring a little hope to someone in need of encouragement.”

The Human Services Club plans to make this a yearly project.

The following students and instructors (listed by hometowns) participated in this project:
Albemarle: Scott Smith, department head.
Asheboro: Kizzy Bowman, Lindsey Davis, Alan Foster, Miracle Goldston, Angela Hall, Tammy Jones, Mallory Perdue, Debbie Pickens, Paul Sanders, Wendi Stanley.
Norwood: Cathleen Hedgecock, instructor.
Greensboro: Roslyn Brown.
Ramseur: Geraldin Garcia.
Randleman: Rhonda Brockleback, Robin Carter, David Jennette, Tiney Jones.
Seagrove: Lisa Davis, Ashley Forehand, Robert McDowell, Kacey McPeek.
Siler City: Antonia Mickle, Bieisy Santiago.
Trinity: Dakota Helmstetler.

Randolph Community College’s Human Services Technology associate degree curriculum prepares students for entry-level positions in institutions and agencies which provide social, community, and educational services. Along with core courses, students take courses which prepare them for specialization in specific human service areas. A Substance Abuse concentration and certificate program are also available.

If you are interested in majoring in Human Services or Substance Abuse, or perhaps in a Substance Abuse Certificate, please contact Scott Smith at 336-318-0314 (W) or at 704-244-1523 (cell).