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Students volunteer across New Orleans for Outreach 2019

September 09, 2019 3:30 PM
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Tulane Today staff today@tulane.edu
  

On Saturday, Sept. 7, despite temperatures in the mid-90s, Tulane students volunteered at many locations across the city for Outreach Tulane 2019, Tulane's annual student day of community service.

Students dig holes to plant vegetation as part of a bioswale at the Hoffman Early Learning Center. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

Alina Tiemroth, left, and Sydney Gottlieb, right, pour unused paint into a barrel to be recycled at The Green Project. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

First-time OutReach participants raise their hands during a pep talk in Yulman Stadium from Tulane President Mike Fitts. Fitts thanked the students for giving their time to support the local community. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

Wielding sledgehammers, students take turns smashing discarded bathroom fixtures for recycling at The Green Project. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

Claire Schwarze (left) and Aaliyah Randall (right) lay fresh mulch on the trails of Scout Island in City Park ahead of the Scout Island Scream Park opening in late September. (Photo by Sally Asher)

Students volunteering at The Green Project take a break from sorting inventory to assist New Orleans resident Carol Seaton, far left, with a purchase. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

Volunteering with HandsOn New Orleans, Charles Wellington, a first-year student from New Orleans, plants flowers in a bioswale at the Hoffman Early Learning Center near Central City. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

Britini Crawford (left) and Tyler Johnson (right) are weeding ginger for the CSA Garden at Grow Dat. The students are from Rebecca Otten’s Tides Class – Cultivate Your Inner Changemaker. Otten, says they are a "group of students at Tulane who are passionate about finding ways to make a difference in the world and engage in the community in meaningful ways." (Photo by Sally Asher)