Committee Applications

Where: The application can be found at this link:
Descriptions: Committee descriptions can be found here
When: Applications are due by 11:59 pm on September 30th
Contact: Your Co-Presidents, Patience and Lidia, at

Committee applications for 3 of our committees are now open! The committee descriptions can be found on the second page of the application or on the Google Doc link above. We strongly encourage you to apply!

School Supply Donation Drive


When: Until the end of Septemeber!
Where: Donation boxes located in 1) Dr. Skendal’s office – 0100H Ellicott Hall and 2) Dr. Goodwin’s office – 2117 Mitchell Bldg.
Contact: Your VP of Volunteerism, Julia Thomas (

For the rest of September, we will be running a school supply donation drive for the Kids in Need Foundation. In Dr. Skendal and Dr. Goodwin’s offices you can find a box and sign-up sheet for you to donate any kinds of school supplies, ranging from pencils, pens, notebooks, packs of loose leaf paper to crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. You get one point for donating three items. Please contact Julia Thomas at if you have any further questions!

Childhood Cancer Awareness Ribbon Selling


When: Friday, Sept. 21st and Monday, Sept. 24th
Where: Outside McKeldin Library
Points: 1 point per hour
Contact: Your VP of Volunteerism, Julia Thomas (

Volunteers are needed to man a table outside of McKeldin where we will be giving away gold ribbons to raise awareness for childhood cancer. Sign up for a time slot here: spreadsheets/d/1iHmYFapM-DTr_ LgY1IPscD2OFXEdvnrkD9axAZxnY78 /edit?usp=sharing. You will get one point for each hour that you man the table.

Childhood Cancer Awareness Ribbon Making

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When: Wednesday, Sept. 19th from 10 am – 2 pm, and Thursday, Sept. 20th from 4 pm – 7 pm
Where: The locations will differ depending on the day you decide to attend. Wedneday, Sept. 19th: SIS Terrapin Room AB; Thursday, Sept. 20th: SIS Terrapin Room D
Points: 1
Contact: Your VP of Volunteerism, Julia Thomas (

We will be making ribbons for Childhood Cancer Awareness! You get one point for each hour you come and volunteer for.

St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer

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When: September 29th
Where: Washington, DC
Points: 2
Contact: Your VP of Volunteerism, Julia Thomas (

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and to raise money for St. Jude’s Research Hospital you can participate with other ALD&PES members at the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer. Registration costs $10.00. Make sure to register under “Join a Team” and sign up under “UMD ALD&PES” so that you receive your points!

Football Concessions

Contact: Your VP of Finance, Charmaine Yuan

If you are interested in doing concessions with ALD & PES during football games (selling food and drinks), please fill out this Google form: BuKGiFE8Kdn1tja43

If we decide to do concessions, members will receive points for completing TIPS training and volunteering at concessions during football games.

New Member Information Session

What: New Member Information Session
When: Tuesday, September 25 at 6:30 PM
Where: 0130 Tydings Hall
Contact: Morgan Grizzle (VP of Membership)
Prospective members are invited to come out to learn more about ALD & PES, and what our organization is all about! We will be discussing membership and what it means, the point system, scholarships, and answering any lingering questions. This event is designed for Fall 2018 inductees.

Blaze Pizza Fundraiser

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When: Tuesday, September 18th from 5-9 PM
Where: Route 1
Points: 1
Contact: Your VP of Finance, Charmaine Yuan (

Come out and support ALD & PES Honor Society at our Blaze Pizza restaurant fundraiser! Please present the attached flyer (either printed or on your phone) when you pay. Members can also earn a point by helping to pass out fundraiser flyers. Those who are interested should email Charmaine at (preferably at least 1 day before the fundraiser). Thank you!

You can submit your recepit to earn your point via this link: jvSmjE7YDIChXmHq1


Sports Day on McKeldin Mall

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When: Monday, September 17th, 6PM
Where: The grass by the sundial
Points: 1
Contact: Whitney Vong (

Enjoy the last week of summer with a sports day on the Mall! Some sport materials will be provided, but you are encouraged to bring your own if you have any! Non-members are welcome to come and play too.