Register now for the MLK, Jr. Day of Service on Monday, January 15, 2018. Go to https://givepul.se/bf5ow to find

opportunities to LEARN, SERVE and CELEBRATE as a campus community. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flint Water Crisis: The Struggle Continues

What it Means for Us All

11 AM – Noon, Warch Campus Center Esch-Hurvis Room

Claire McClinton, a grassroots organizer of the Flint water crisis, has been fighting against poverty and working toward labor rights in Flint for decades. She will speak about grassroots organizing, ethical volunteer engagement, how the events in her city affect the entire country, and how others can join the motion for safe and affordable water and a just America.

Brunch will be provided. Register here.

You can watch one of her speeches from May 2016 on the Flint Water Crisis here.

 

Community Volunteering

1 – 5 pm, Meet in Warch Campus Center Esch-Hurvis Room

Join the Volunteer Center as it travels to nine nonprofit organizations in Appleton. Choose from activities including: sorting donations to support people with differing abilities and those without permanent housing, engaging kids and the elderly around activities in art, dance, and music, provide intergenerational volunteer opportunities at a local elder care facility, teaching elementary school students about the importance of writing, music, math, and science, packing and labeling donations at a food bank, socializing and caring for animals, and winterizing hoop houses at an urban farm. Register here.

 

On Campus Volunteering

2 – 3:30 pm, 3:30- 5 pm Various locations around campus.

Join our student organization leaders in hands-on service projects that support their mission. Projects include: baking treats for local shelters, making blankets for community members without housing, writing letters of encouragement to patients going through chemotherapy, making dog toys and treats for dogs in shelter, planting seeds to support our campus garden, and making laundry detergent for a local shelter. Volunteer from right on campus while also learning about future ways to get involved with LU organizations. Register here.

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