Big Birthday Give Back

BIG BIRTHDAY GIVE BACK: COMMUNITY SERVICE DAY(S) – MONTH OF OCTOBER

Alumni volunteer networks are conducting service projects during October to give back to their communities while wearing t-shirts to show their UWL Pride! Set up your own service project or join in on another. 

Check back for information about a service project near you. 

Volunteers will receive a free Big Birthday Bash t-shirt!

 

Madison Area Project Information

Name of activity: Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin
When: Saturday, October 5th 9-11:30am
Where: Second Harvest Foodbank, 2802 Dairy Drive, Madison, WI 53718
What volunteers will be doing: Sorting, labeling and packaging bulk food into family-friendly portions
How to sign up: Fill out the online form here

Twin Cities Project Information

Name of activity: Feed My Starving Children, Eagan, Minnesota
When: Thursday, October 10, 6-7:30 p.m.
Where: Feed My Starving Children, 990 Lone Oak Rd. #136, Egan, MN 55121
What volunteers will be doing: Hand-packing nutritious meals designed to assist in reversing and preventing undernutrition. Meal are distributed in schools, orphanages, clinics and feeding programs around the world.
How to sign up: Visit Feed My Starving Children's website here

Silver Eagles Project Information

Name of activity: Habitat for Humanity, La Crosse, Wisconsin
When: Saturday, October 12th 9-11:00am
Where: Habitat For Humanity ReStore, 3181 Berlin Dr, La Crosse, WI 54601
What volunteers will be doing: A variety of projects which may include processing donations, cleaning, recycling, small building projects, an informational session, etc.
How to sign up: Email Kevin Weis, the Silver Eagles Network Representative at weis.kev@gmail.com
 

Milwaukee Area Project Information

Name of activity: Hunger Task Force farm, Franklin, WI 
When: Saturday, October 12, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Where: Hunger Task Force Farm, 9000 S 68th St, Franklin, WI 53132.
What volunteers will be doing: Seeding, transplanting, weeding, trail restoration, invasive species maintenance, harvesting and washing produce.
How to sign up: email John Stangler at johnstangler@hotmail.com