The Civic Engagement Board is hosting the first Service on Saturday on September 26th. We have many community partners who are in need on donations! The CEB team will be accepting donations outside in front of the University Center near the bronze Tiger. The donation drive will begin at 10:00am on September 24th and we will have team members accepting donations between the hours of 10:00am-6:00pm through September 26th. Please see the various shifts to see the specific donation needs.
Any time before each shift ends or when space runs out.
Wondering if you should register to volunteer? Based on the CDC guidelines, we are asking you the following questions:
- Have you been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19? See the CDC’s risk assessment guidance.
- Do you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19? Symptoms can include a cough or shortness of breath or at least two of the following: Fever, Chills, Repeated shaking with chills, Muscle pain, Headache, Sore throat, New loss of taste or smell. See the CDC’s symptom information.
54 Positions Filled | 22 Impacts | 68 Hours
1 - 10 of 10 Shifts
|Shift||Start Time||End Time||Description||Registrants Needed|
|Catholic Charities of West TN||2:00pm (CT)||6:00pm (CT)||Catholic Charities of West TN is looking for donations of specific foods and clothing items. They are also accepting face mask donations - the masks can be made at home if any students sew, or purchased and donated. In response to COVID-19, Catholic Charities of West TN restructured the way they...||9/85||Over|
|FedEx Family House||2:00pm (CT)||6:00pm (CT)||The FedEx Family House is looking for people to write cards for their families. They are also seeking donation items. The FedEx families receive welcome bags as soon as they check in. They typically have a plethora of items that go in them along with a homemade card from their volunteers...||16/85||Over|
|Knowledge Quest||2:00pm (CT)||6:00pm (CT)||Knowledge Quest equips their youth and families with knowledge, excellence, and innovation through education, wellness, and economic stability. During this time, students and staff would love to hear from you. Writing encouraging letters to us, motivating our peers to continue working hard and keeping their head up is just what we...||1/50||Over|
|Letters Against Isolation||2:00pm (CT)||6:00pm (CT)||Spread some joy and write handwritten letters to residents of assisted living facilities and care homes. We just ask that you do not include any personally identifying information (email address, phone number etc.) and you do not solicit in your letters. Remember that these letters will be brightening days; try to...||3/50||Over|
|Libertas School of Memphis||2:00pm (CT)||6:00pm (CT)||Times are stressful and uncertain right now and sometimes we all need a few kind words of encouragement to get our motivation back up. Libertas School of Memphis is wanting letters from UofM students to help uplift their school! Be creative and write a few words of wisdom and inspiration....||4/85||Over|
|Memphis Botanic Gardens||2:00pm (CT)||6:00pm (CT)||Memphis Botanic Gardens is looking for volunteers to put their creative minds to work by creating Newspaper Pots and Accordion Butterflies. See below for instructions. The CEB team will have a donation area set up outside in front of the University Center near the bronze Tiger statue. We will have materials...||3/35||Over|
|Memphis Child Advocacy Center||2:00pm (CT)||6:00pm (CT)||Memphis CAC has a wish list of items that they constantly need fulfilled! The Advocacy Center is here to help children of all ages feel that comfort and love they need while growing into great young adults! Any and all donations from the list are welcome and greatly appreciated as...||7/85||Over|
|Ronald McDonald House||2:00pm (CT)||6:00pm (CT)||Support the Ronald McDonald House by helping them fulfill items needed on their wishlist.||2/85||Over|
|United Way: Room in the Inn||2:00pm (CT)||6:00pm (CT)||There are several senior citizens who are in need of a pen pal! Write to them and keep them company! Be creative, tell them a story, or just ask them how they are doing. Many of them don't get regular visitors and especially now with the pandemic visitations are limited....||4/85||Over|
|Urban Bicycle Food Ministries||2:00pm (CT)||6:00pm (CT)||The Urban Bicycle Food Ministries is in need of hygiene kits for those that they serve in the Memphis area. They are looking for the following items:Hygiene Kit Items (ALL ITEMS TRAVEL SIZE) *Please place donation items in a quart size bag Washcloth Toothbrush Toothpaste Razor Deodorant Single wet wipe packet ...||5/85||Over|