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Offices & Services > Knox College Government & Community Relations > Civic Engagement at Knox College

Volunteering & Community Outreach

Contact

Karrie Heartlein

Director of Government and Community Relations

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999

309-341-7340

kheartle@​knox.edu

The Court House Tower.

Farm to Fork ProgramCommunity Outreach
Knox students, faculty, and staff give of their time and talents to community organizations. They participate in charitable events, contribute to community causes, and advocate for a better community. Recent efforts:

 

Volunteerism
Knox regularly appears on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in recognition of its outstanding record of engaging students in community service. The honor is conferred on colleges that contribute volunteer time and effort to the community. In the 2012-13 academic year, Knox students contributed more than 29,000 hours of community service, earning Knox a place on the Honor Roll with Distinction. The Mark and Jeannette Kleine Center for Community Service provides a variety of opportunities each year for students to make a difference in the local area. Learn more:

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