Students' Community Service Serves Often-Invisible 'Community'
– Photos by Marc T. Kaylor, student photographer
Takin' it to the streets are (standing from left) faculty member D. Robert Cooley and applied human services students Tyler R. Mausteller, of South Williamsport; Gretchen T. Chambers, of St. Peters; Eve A. Allen, of Williamsport; Andrea K. Grande, of Williamsport; Ashley N. Myers, of Williamsport; and Brittany L. Ohnmeiss, of Muncy. Kneeling are Lacy D. Schoonover (left), of Williamsport, and Rachel K. Young, of Montgomery.
Musicians entertain passersby and participants.
Donation bin calls attention to a seldom-seen community problem.
With her class assembled behind her, Lacy D. Schoonover goes on camera for WBRE Eyewitness News reporter Valerie Tysanner.
Cooley is interviewed by Williamsport Sun-Gazette reporter Joseph Stender.
The "box city" takes shape before sundown.
A cardboard box, what passes as "home" for some, offers little shelter and less comfort.
Boxes beckon to prospective inhabitants.
Linda S. Yarison (left), a college employee and Mausteller's mother, drops by to support the effort.
Students assemble their overnight accommodations.
Gift bags and T-shirts help spread the message.