Macon a Difference Day

Macon a Difference Day poster

Join in the campus-wide initiative, as Randolph-Macon students get involved with our community.

Macon a Difference Day will take place on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Macon a Difference Day is an annual event held in conjunction with the celebration of Earth Day. Students, staff, and faculty volunteer along with citizens of the Town of Ashland on a variety of earth friendly and service projects in the Randolph-Macon Community and the Town of Ashland.

Students Gather Trash During Macon-a-Difference DayMacon a Difference Day was created in 2006 and each year since its inception participation has increased and the College and the Ashland community have augmented the scope of their community service to truly make this an important event. And we need YOU to volunteer to make this year's event even more successful!

Macon a Difference Day is a collaboration between the College and The Hanover County Department of Community Resources on their annual Global Youth Service Day. Hanover County is hoping to host Hanover's most successful Global Youth Service Day to date. For the seventh consecutive year, Hanover County has been selected by youth Service America to serve as one of 79 Global Youth Service Day Lead Agencies throughout the Nation. Celebrated in over 100 countries, Global Youth Service Day is an annual world-wide event that mobilizes millions of youth to improve their communities through service and service-learning. This year R-MC will take part in the national event through our community service effort for Macon a Difference Day.