Sage Zbinden | Banner Lucas Mitose, junior healthcare administration major and Jonah Mackin, Graduate assistant for the Spiritual Life office, both are extremely excited to pack Children Hunger Fund Boxes.

Campus fundraiser feeds families

Students filled Stamps Courtyard April 2 at California Baptist University to help pack boxes for the Children’s Hunger Fund for the third year in a row. Similar to Operation Christmas Child events, students came together to pack boxes for families in need. This time, however, the boxes were full of nonperishable food items. The Children’s […]

Courtesy of Operation Christmas Child

Ways to volunteer this holiday season

With the holiday season quickly approaching, it can be easy to get caught up in all of the excitement of the festivities. While not everyone might have the ability to enjoy the season, California Baptist University students have the opportunity to give back. In Riverside and the Inland Empire, there are several different organizations with […]

Previous OCC receiver becomes donor

California Baptist University’s annual Operation Christmas Child packing party hit close to home this year as CBU students served alongside one of their own, Brandon Schuster, who used to receive shoeboxes through Operation Christmas Child from a local church in Samoa. Schuster, freshman biomedical engineering major and swimmer, remembers receiving gift-wrapped boxes from Operation Christmas […]

Packing party yields over 180 Christmas shoeboxes

The Operation Christmas Child packing party, the first ever to take place on the California Baptist University campus, was a huge success Nov. 15, said Julie Dobbins, assistant director of Chapel and Compassion Ministries. Over 100 participants packed 185 boxes, not including the boxes that were packed individually. The packing party was organized into stations. Each student picked up a box, migrated to the tables with the supplies to pack […]