Taking Action by Service (TABS)
TABS is an organization dedicated to promoting the profession of pharmacy through service to our community and school.
Join us if…
If you are interested in engaging with members of the surrounding community through fun and meaningful service projects and collaborating with fellow students outside of the classroom to positively impact the lives of others.
Dues are $20 per year
TABS Frequently Asked questions
- How can I join TABS?
You can join TABS by attending our general body meetings and by paying the $20 annual dues.
- How much are dues?
$20 per year
- What are my responsibilities as a member?
Members are expected to attend 2 general body meetings per semester in addition to participating in at least 2 outside service projects organized by TABS per semester.
- How much of a time commitment is TABS?
TABS is a low time commitment – general body meetings are 1 hour per month and outside service projects are typically 2-3 hours (or less) two times throughout the course of each semester.
- What happens at TABS meetings?
During meetings, we do service projects that are easy, fun, and can be done right here in the pharmacy school. At the beginning of the meeting we will take time for announcements and any business items. The rest of the meeting is designated to the service project. Lunch is provided at every meeting!
- What would I benefit from being a part of TABS?
TABS is a wonderful club to join if you care about helping out those in need in your community. You also get to meet other like-minded classmates while completing fun service projects in a relaxed environment. TABS is a great way to take a break from school and reduce stress!
In-meeting service project examples include:
- Crafting blankets for Children’s Hospital patients through Project Linus
- Creating faculty appreciation gifts
- Making non-skid socks, cards, and bookmarks for hospital patients
- Creating themed holiday baskets for home-bound geriatric patients
- Assembling shoe kits for Sole Hope organization
Outside service project examples include:
- Red Cross blood drives
- Volunteering at Ronald McDonald house to cook meals or assist in cleaning
- Visiting and doing a fun craft with residents of Brookdale Senior Center
- Habitat for Humanity
- Volunteering with Duke Lemur Center and Carolina Tiger Rescue
- Partnering with TABLE, a local food pantry, to do food drives and pack meals for those in need
Eleisheia Sawyer, Class of 2022
Douglas Lasch, Class of 2022
Daria Kovasckitiz , Class of 2023
Jacob Stroud, Class of 2023
Special Projects Coordinators
Karson Guthrie, Class of 2023
Sarah Hall, Class of 2023
Blood Drive Coordinators
Amanda Day, Class of 2022
Nikole Rizzo, Class of 2022
Becky Kielminski, Class of 2023
Courtney Jackson, Class of 2023
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