In the 2007-2008 school year at Cal Poly, an estimated 9,500 students performed 223,525 hours of volunteer work in and around San Luis Obispo.
SPC is a student-led effort created to develop a culture of philanthropy among Cal Poly students and to promote an appreciation of the impact that private donations make at Cal Poly.
Over the course of history, society has generally suffered only a minority of the population to act as professional humanitarians. After all, the career humanitarian is a unique breed. The humanitarian seeks alms for the poor and must, in turn, seek alms for himself to continue his alms-seeking vocation.
Cal Poly’s Fraternity Fight Night this Sunday will raise money for Sigma Phi Epsilon brother and Cal Poly student John Murphy who was severely injured last July.