Student Organizations Directory
The student organizations listed here are involved in service through local, national and international community service activities, fundraising and activism. Students self-select the Public Service category through the student organization registration processes and staff assign this category to administrative organizations.
- FACE AIDS
FACE AIDS is a student campaign to fight AIDS in Africa. We organize fundraising and awareness campaigns on Grounds and throughout the Charlottesville community centered on the distribution of beaded AIDS awareness pins. We are working together to change the way our generation thinks about AIDS in Africa. Every student wearing his or her pin is part of a youth movement dedicated to fighting this generation's defining pandemic. We are organized for both educational and fundraising goals. The objective of this organization is to fundraise and raise awareness about AIDS in Africa, both its direct and indirect effects on those suffering from the disease, their families, and the overall community. FACE AIDS is established, furthermore, for the expressed purpose of developing leadership skills as well as an awareness of social responsibilities to encourage students to participate in public affairs.
- Fashion For A Cause
The purpose of the organization is to present to the University of Virginia and the Greater Charlottesville Community an organization that works to connect artistic interests with community service. Through various events hosted at the University of Virginia, Fashion For a Cause will donate the majority of the proceeds to service the needs of the Charlottesville community through: UVA Children’s Hospital, Charlottesville Homeless Shelter, the Salvation Army, and other charitable outlooks. FFC shall also work to promote students from Charlottesville pursuing higher education by supporting one student a year with a scholarship. While providing spaces for artistic expression and community outreach, Fashion For a Cause will allow room for minority groups to show case their traditions and exchange customs with one another, as well as the University and Charlottesville community at large. Furthermore, the organization will be called to produce an annual fashion show.
- Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children
Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children FIMRC is dedicated to fundraising for est. and developing pediatric hospitals and clinic that are in need of financial assistance. Our projects serve to donate financial resources for purchasing med. equipment and for the construction of facilities where medical care can be delivered.
- Freedom of Expression Watch
The organization’s purpose is to create public awareness regarding the current suppression of freedom of expression and journalist prosecution in any form or manner around the world. The organization aims to expose ill treatment, abuse, threat or bribery directed to the manipulation and control of venues of expression of speech.
- Future Civic Leaders
FCL is a nationwide organization, and this year will be the initiation of the college chapter here at UVA. This organization focuses on engaging youth in civic and political leadership. The chapter at UVA will be assisting high school chapters in the area with being involved in their community, and help them build leadership skills.