VC hosting United Way ‘Summer of Caring’ events

Victoria College is participating in the United Way of the Crossroads “Summer of Caring” with numerous events scheduled on VC’s Main Campus through Aug. 1.

June 28 through July 4 is “Financial Stability Week.” VC’s Financial Aid Office will host a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) event from noon to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 29 in Room 209 of Johnson Hall. Prospective and current VC students will receive assistance in completing the FAFSA application. A free lunch will be provided.

Victoria College’s Student Life Department will host a Children’s Book Drive during “Summer Learning Week” on July 5-11. Books can be dropped off at the Student Center or Student Services buildings, Johnson Hall or Health Sciences Center on VC’s Main Campus. VC’s Maintenance Department will also sponsor a “Tiny Library Build.”

July 12-18 will be “Support Your Neighbor Week.” VC Student Life will have stations in the Student Center, Health Sciences Center, Johnson Hall and Student Services building where the public can leave notes of thanks to essential workers throughout the Crossroads region.

“Get Healthy Week” will be July 19-25 with a free mental health first-aid class being offered on July 14 and 19 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Student Center Dining Area. VC Athletics will host a mile walk July 19-22 at 9 a.m., beginning at the Sports Center.

July 26-Aug. 1 will be “Pay It Forward Week.” VC Student Life will sell snow cones on Tuesday, July 27 from 1 to 2 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the United Way.