September 2020 Service on Saturday

Thursday, September 24th from 2:00pm to Saturday, September 26th, 2020 6:00pm


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.
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Wondering if you should register to volunteer? Based on the CDC guidelines, we are asking you the following questions:
  1. Have you been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19? See the CDC’s risk assessment guidance.

  2. 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.

If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, we ask you not to register. We are doing all we can to align with best practices and keep our community healthy.
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Shifts (10)

1 - 10 of 10 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeDescriptionRegistrants Needed
Catholic Charities of West TN2:00pm (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...9/85Over
FedEx Family House2:00pm (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...16/85Over
Knowledge Quest2:00pm (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...1/50Over
Letters Against Isolation2:00pm (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...3/50Over
Libertas School of Memphis2:00pm (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....4/85Over
Memphis Botanic Gardens2:00pm (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...3/35Over
Memphis Child Advocacy Center2:00pm (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...7/85Over
Ronald McDonald House2:00pm (CT)6:00pm (CT)Support the Ronald McDonald House by helping them fulfill items needed on their wishlist.

United Way: Room in the Inn2:00pm (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....4/85Over
Urban Bicycle Food Ministries2:00pm (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 ...5/85Over