This summer H.E.A.T. took 18 members to the jungle in Costa Rica! We worked in an orphanage with the community children, participated in beach clean ups with the municipality, and assisting with eco tourism, the main economic income of this beautiful country. What’s better than cliff-diving, surfing, repelling
What We Do
Our members earn service hours through service projects ranging from feeding the homeless with left-over dining hall meals, to hosting campus underwear run-clothing drives for foreign orphanages.
Human Committee Activity
Southwestern H.E.A.T.’s Human division put on a run around campus where students brought all of their old clothes to donate. Students came out layered in clothes, and stripped them off to do a run around the mall. These clothes were donated to the Caring Place
The Nets4Nets project aimed to bring the school community together during lunches to raise money for nets to prevent the spread of malaria in Mozambique. By getting both the administration and the majority of the Student Body involved, an incredible amount of awareness was raised
Author: Brenna Murphey There’s a certain conflict occurring in central Africa that has existed for 27 years and despite the combined effort of many different people- it has not been brought to an end. This semester, HEAT members decided to take part in the
Cause: Convert recycled shoes into playgrounds and sports courts. We held a shoe-drive to collect old, unused shoes that would otherwise be thrown away. The rubber soles of the shoes were converted into sports courts and playgrounds, and the fabric on the shoes was turned into
Students often have negative connotations of homeless people. Some students make an effort to bridge this gap by volunteering at soup kitchens, but H.E.A.T. took another approach. The amount of food our dining halls waste was already a concern for students, so H.E.A.T.sters encouraged all
Want to help?
- How to become a member
- Don’t attend a school that has H.E.A.T. chapter? Start One!
- Donations and Sponsorships
- Have an idea or cause you’d like us to know about?
Find the chapter at your school and tell them you would like to join, HEAT chapters are located across the state (See above for complete list).
1. Contact H.E.A.T. Corporate
2. Once approved, you become a ‘Pre-HEAT,’ a recognized inactive chapter. You remain a ‘Pre-HEAT’ until you have established an executive board of directors, including a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and directors for each committee.
3. When you have everything in order, you’re ready to become an active HEAT chapter, gaining members and changing the world!
Donating to the H.E.A.T. Establishment helps us make a bigger impact on the world around us. You could sponsor a student going abroad to clean up an island coast or bring clothes to a self-sustaining orphanage and school.
HOW TO DONATE
If you would like to donate to The H.E.A.T. Establishment, contact H.E.A.T. Corporate. If you would like to sponsor an event or project at a specific university, contact that chapter’s president and he or she will be more than happy to work with you every step of the way, from informing you what projects you can support to showing you the positive results your money and time as yielded.
We’re always open to new ideas and are always looking for new opportunites to make a difference. If you have a cause or issue either locally or globally you would like us to be aware of please let us know.