for Good Times
Special Events Volunteer
California 1986 - 1999
Ronald McDonald for Good Times is a sleep-away camp for children
who have had, or are recovering from cancer. Their siblings
and families also participate in various programs throughout the
Los Angeles, California
1982 - 1986
Camp is a sleep-away camp offered at little or not cost to inner-city
children from Los Angeles who otherwise would not be able to experience
UCLA's official charity, is the nation's largest university-based
camp for underprivileged youth and one of the oldest student-organized
charities in the country, at the ripe old age of 62. UniCamp
is composed of volunteer UCLA student counselors. The counselors
are carefully selected and trained to be role models to the campers.
The campers come from low- income families throughout the Los Angeles
area with ages ranging from eight to 17. The underprivileged kids
experience the typical camp activities at a site in the Angeles
National Forest. The activities include, but are not limited
to, swimming, canoeing, fishing, biking, hiking and archery with
additional emphasis on special education, culture and motivational
programs. The $200 cost of such a camping trip for one child
for the eight days and seven nights is provided by UniCamp.
"Joe Bruin" Mascot
Angeles, California 1984 - 85
Ambassador and entertainer of fans and children of all ages at all
UCLA varsity athletic events. Travelled with the men's football
and basketball teams and attended most other men's and women's sports
events. Participated in many charity events such as Special Olympics.
Community Service Activities
The Streets" Scavenger Hunt, Co-Chair
"Children of Otavalo, Ecuador" Clothing Drive, Co-Chair
Community Re-Development Housing Project
Pennsylvania 1999 - 2001
first-annual scavenger hunt raised much needed cash and other donations
for community improvement projects in Philadelphia.
first-annual clothing drive held in conjunction with the school's
leadership expedition to Ecaudor. Several hundred pounds of clothing
went directly to needy children in Ecuador and several hundred pounds
more went to the Philadelphia Salvation Army.
to improve West Philadelphia urban blight by re-furbishing and re-modeling
a burned-out, abandoned row house.