Queen City Serves

September 17, 2020

Video recording of panel discussion

The Queen City Students Serve initiative is in partnership with the following NH higher education institutions.

Hey! Are you ready to serve??

Take a look at the following community partners for opportunities to engage with the local community and bring change to issues that matter to you!

Families in TransitionNew Horizons

Granite United Way

Sleep In Heavenly Peace Hillsborough County Chapter

Pass Along Project

GEAR UP Manchester

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Friends of the Manchester Animal Shelter

Boys and Girls Club of Manchester

The Granite YMCA

Panelist information:

Aimee Kereage

Amiee is the Director of Community Impact at the Granite United Way. She partners often with the Manchester community on a multitude of issues. Since the pandemic her efforts have focused on making sure that families and students in the Manchester community were fed in the absence of after school programming and with families struggling to make ends meet.

Ernesha Salcedo

Ernesha is a student at Saint Anselm College and has been very involved with community service since starting at the college. She works in the Meelia Center which is a service-based department of the college focused on getting students into the community to serve. She understands the impact volunteering can have on a student’s educational journey. She is excited to encourage other students to serve and find their place in the community.

Arielys Liriano Trejo

Arielys is a senior at SNHU with an interest in international affairs and social justice. With extensive nonprofit and service experience, she has seen how local issues are impacted by government actions and policies. A commitment to the Manchester community has resulted in her doing extensive work with Breakthrough Manchester, Boys & Girls Club, and the International Institute of New England. Her passion for helping vulnerable populations and nation-states has led her on the path of studying international law. Currently, she is a Service Coordinator at the SNHU Chandler Center and is the Operations Assistant for Humanity for Relief & Development, a nonprofit based in both the USA and Yemen.

Julie Lynch

Julie Lynch is Manager of Volunteers at Families In Transition – New Horizons. Before coming to FIT, Julie was involved in higher education focused on student development for 10 years. She understands how important service is in education and the impact that students can have when the come together to solve community issues. She works to connect volunteers with service projects in the community and works to develop the relationships with other community partners to create service opportunities.

Who to contact at your school for volunteer projects:

SNHU: Elizabeth Richards

MCC: Aileen Clay

UNH Manchester: Kattrina Biss

NEC: Allie Birchmeier

FPU: Heather Ladue

Saint Anselm: Nickie Mattia