University students volunteer make a difference in Northwest Arkansas

Posted: October 29, 2017 at 1:03 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE Will Zondlak, a freshman at the University of Arkansas from Rogers, uses a bucket Saturday to spread mulch around hybrid blackberry plants while taking part in the University of Arkansas' Make a Difference Day at Cobblestone Project Farm in Fayetteville. Members of the university's community perform volunteer hours for area agencies through the Volunteer Action Center.

Nearly 1,300 volunteers braved the cold Saturday to work on a variety of projects across Northwest Arkansas for Make a Difference Day.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE Sydney Middlebrook (right) of Fayetteville and Kari Pompeo (center) of Dallas, both freshmen at the University of Ark...

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