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January - Saturday service projectsMLK Day

Martin Luther King Jr. day of service

Saturday, January 18, 2020
Thank you to our volunteers and sponsors!

1. please review all volunteer programs below.

2. to register, click on the link at the bottom of the page!

alliance house, Inc.

Time: 9 am – 12:30 pm

About: Volunteers will help with painting beautification of the bathrooms.

Address: 1724 S Main Street

Age requirements: Must be 18 or older

Other notes: none

Bags to Beds

Time: 9 am – 12:30 pm

About: Volunteers will take recycled plastic bags and turn them into sleeping mats for people experiencing homelessness.

Address: Gardner Commons - 260 South Central Campus Drive, Room 1770

Age requirements: none

Other notes: Feel free to bring any plastic grocery bags of your own if you have them.

Best friends animal society

Time: 9 am – 12:30 pm

About: Volunteers will build winter shelters for community cats.

Address: 200 Central Campus Drive, Room 101 (Union Building on Campus)

Age requirements: Must be 16 or older

Other notes: none

earth community garden

Time:  9 am – 12:30 pm

About: Volunteers will assist with inside cleaning and organizing donations.

Address: 1102 W 400 N

Age requirements: Must be 18 or older.

Other notes: Volunteers must complete the liability link by texting the keyword LIABILITY to 801-788-4171.

friends for sight

Time:  9 am – 12:30 pm

About: Volunteers will be trained on vision screening equipment to empower them to help with future vision screening opportunities.

Address: Alumni House - 155 Central Campus Drive

Age requirements: Must be 18 or older.

Other notes: none

Maliheh Free Clinic

Time: 9 am – 12:30 pm

About: Volunteers will participate in a deep cleaning of the building to help provide services to the clinic’s clients.

Address: 941 E 3300 S

Age requirements: Must be 18 or older

Other notes: Shuttles will no longer be provided due to volunteers indicating they do not need them. Apologies for any inconvenience. Please contact Eric Nhem at eric.nhem@utah.edu or 801-585-1508 if you have any questions.

pleasure pack delivery service - Center for student wellness

Time: 9 am – 12:30 pm

About: Volunteers will help prepare "pleasure packs" of safer sex supplies (i.e. condoms, dams, and personal lubricants) and resources to be delivered to students throughout the semester.

Address: The Hub in the Student Life Center (1836 Student Life Way)

Age requirements: none

Other notes: TBD

ronald mcdonald house

Time: 9 am – 12:30 pm

About: Volunteers will assist with cleaning, organizing and disinfecting our common areas and play room as well as sorting pop tabs.

Address: 935 E South Temple

Age requirements: none

Other notes: Bring your ID for visitor management check-in. To protect the patients and families they serve, please stay home and rest if you are feeling sick and/or contagious.

The Road Home

Time: 9 am – 12:30 pm

About: Volunteers will be helping sort and organize donations in our warehouse, Playroom, and food pantry, along with possibly some light cleaning in those areas.

Address: 529 West 9th Avenue (about 7300 South) - Midvale

Age requirements: Must be 12 or older.

Other notes: Please wear close-toed shoes and no hats. There is also a Boundaries and Confidentiality document volunteers will need to sign.

The Sharing Place

Time: 9 am – 12:30 pm

About: Volunteers will be organizing our craft room and taking inventory of supplies.

Address: 1695 E 3300 S

Age requirements: none

Other notes: none

utah food bank

Time:  9 am – 12:30 pm

About: Volunteers will sort donated food, repack bulk products, and build food boxes.

Address: 900 W 3150 S

Age requirements: Must be 12 or older.

Other notes: Please wear closed-toe shoes.

YWCA Utah

Time: 9 am – 12:30 pm

About: Volunteers will sort and organize the donation storage, clean the community areas around campus, and potentially some outdoor maintenance.

Address: 322 E 300 S

Age requirements: Must be 12 or older. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Other notes: All volunteers must sign a confidentiality agreement upon arrival.

 

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Last Updated: 1/17/20