Spalding freshmen take part in service

Will Costello and Aubree Bruns, freshmen at Spalding University, packed hygiene kits Aug. 20 at Spalding’s Morrison Hall. The kits were for clients of Wellspring.

The incoming class of first-year students at Spalding University spent a portion of their first few days on campus taking part in a college move-in service project.

About 75 students participating in the university’s three-day freshman orientation program — called Engaged — packed lunches and hygiene kits for clients of Wellspring Aug. 20 in Spalding’s Morrison Hall dormitory. The hygiene kits included items such as a toothbrush, toothpaste, soap and feminine hygiene products.

Wellspring, a non-profit organization that promotes mental health recovery for adults, is located a block away from Spalding’s campus.

Students also planted flowers and other plants in several flower beds behind Morrison Hall.

Bradley Jones and Jace Lancaster, freshmen at Spalding, packed lunches at Spalding’s Morrison Hall Aug. 18 for clients of Wellspring.

Molly Hosking and Ashley Ebertshauser, freshmen at Spalding University, packed lunches at Spalding’s Morrison Hall Aug. 18 for clients of Wellspring.

Caleb Jackson, a freshman at Spalding University, planted flowers behind Spalding University’s Morrison Hall on Fourth St. Aug. 20.

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