An event of JUMP’s Disability Awareness Week 

Join JUMP to celebrate people of all abilities while learning about ableism through watching the 2019 film The Peanut Butter Falcon. “After running away from a residential nursing home to pursue his dream of becoming a pro wrestler, a man who has Down syndrome befriends an outlaw who becomes his coach and ally.” - Rotten Tomatoes.

Free popcorn and candy will be provided.

Are you interested in making a positive impact on our local community, developing your leadership skills, or making meaningful connections? Consider volunteering with Associated Student’s community service program, JUMP (Join Us Making Progress). Attend this info session to learn about our different volunteer opportunities!

Join JUMP to volunteer with Redwood Empire Food Bank. Volunteers can expect to clean and package fresh fruits and vegetables for individuals and families throughout our community, assemble grocery boxes for those in need, and sort donated non-perishable foods for distribution throughout our service region. Please arrive at the SSU Flagpoles by 8:15 am to complete the required paperwork, and we will be departing together to the site at 8:25 am. Make sure to wear close-toed shoes and comfortable clothing!

Join JUMP to volunteer at the Committee on the Shelterless soup kitchen. COTS is an organization that assists those experiencing homelessness in finding and keeping housing, offering meals, increasing self-sufficiency, and improving well-being. Volunteers can expect to help with meal prep for the residents and also clean the soup kitchen. Carpool to the volunteer site is provided.

Join JUMP to volunteer at Rohnert Park Animal Shelter. RPAS “works tirelessly to find good homes for every animal in our care and provide top-notch veterinary care for those in need.” They “rely heavily on volunteers to give the animals the quality of care that they feel is important and to be able to offer all the programs that they do”. Interested? Register on our Get Involved page! We plan on meeting at the flagpoles around 8:30 to carpool to the volunteer site.


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