The Big Event 2020 - Sign-Up!

(Cancelled) was Saturday, April 4th from 1:00am to Sunday, April 5th, 2020 1:00pm
This event has been cancelled.


The Big Event team is excited to announce that over 3,000 UNL students, faculty and staff volunteered with The Big Event last year. Come join our Big Red family as we look to serve the Lincoln community again this year in the Spring of 2020! It is going to be the BIGGEST year yet. 

Plan to arrive at the Rec Center at 11:30 the day of to check in and eat brunch. 

If you are a group looking to reserve a shift so that your entire group can volunteer together, email with the shift you would like locked. 

Please note that The Big Event reserves the right to reassign you to another shift in the case that your site has cancelled. 
Opens Jan 27, 2020 8:00am
Registration Closes
Mar 13, 2020 5:00pm or when space runs out.
Sustainable Development Goals
1,519 Positions Filled | 3 Impacts | 9 Hours

Shifts (216)

1 - 100 of 216 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionRegistrants Needed
Grace Chapel1:00am (CT)4:00am (CT)
1345 S 16th Street
Lincoln, NE 68502
Yardwork, painting, staining, and cleaning25/25
40th & A Neighborhood Association1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
4040 A Street
Lincoln, NE 68510
Meet at Butherus, Maser and Love back parking lot. Wear good walking shoes and dress weather-appropriate.
Hand delivering newsletters door-to-door50/50
Asian Community and Cultural Center1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
144 N. 44th Street Ste. A
Lincoln, NE 68503
Groups at this Site: Gamma Phi Beta and Individuals. Office cleanup.10/10
Beattie Elementary School1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1901 Calvert St
Lincoln, NE 68502
Beattie Elementary school, tools and gloves will be supplied along with refreshments.
Preparing courtyard garden for planting. Outdoor work - disposing of last year's plant growth, pruning,...20/20
Belmont Recreation Center/Lincoln Parks and Recreation1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1234 Judson Street
Lincoln, NE 68521
Helping with garden beds and cleaning equipment10/10
Bennett Martin Public Library1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
136S 14th St
Lincoln, NE 68508
West A Street area. Instruction and equipment provided.
Groups at this Site: Gamma Phi Beta, Pi Kappa Alpha, Delta Delta Delta, and Individuals....10/10
Calvert Recreation Center/CLC1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
4500 Stockwell
Lincoln, NE 68506
Outdoor work.20/20
Campbell Elementary PTO1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
Lincoln, NE 68521
Groups at this Site: Alpha Omicron Pi, Gamma Phi Beta, Phi Mu, Pi Kappa Alpha,...75/75
CHI Health St. Elizabeth1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
555 S 70th St
Lincoln, NE 68510
Outdoor work.3/3
City of Lincoln Solid Waste management1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
5104 North 48th Street
Lincoln, NE 68504
Groups at this Site: Gamma Phi Beta, Sigma Alpha and Individuals. (Educating the public about...66/100
Clinton Neighborhood Organization1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1637 N 25th St
Lincoln, NE 68503
Bea Richmond Park (27th & Holdrege) and Nevins Park (N 33rd & Doane)
Picking up litter and raking leaves10/10
College View Neighborhood Association1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
5252 Lowell Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68506
Handing out association newsletters door to door11/40
Community Action Partnership of Lancaster and Saunders Counties - Head Start - Maintenance1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
210 O Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
General gardening, landscaping, mulching, digging weeds, transplanting, and trash pick-up12/12
ConnectioN Point1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1333 N 33rd St
Lincoln, NE 68503
Groups at this Site: Gamma Phi Beta, Phi Mu, and Individuals. Outdoor work, indoor painting12/12
Country Club Neighborhood Association1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
3015 Stratford Ave
Lincoln, NE 68502
Litter Clean-up25/25
Early Head Start1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1821 K Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Volunteers will have a map provided to them with what blocks they should cover and if any blocks have buildings with private access or other information.
Walk through neighborhoods and distribute recruitment and program information (ex. placing flyers in doors)20/20
East Campus Community Gardens1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1875 N 42nd St
Lincoln, NE 68583
parking lot south of UNL Law College
Outdoor work.10/10
Easterday Recreation Center1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
6130 Adams Street
Lincoln, NE 68507
Outdoor work.5/10
Eastridge Elementary PTO1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
10040 Shore Front Drive
Lincoln, NE 68527
Groups at this Site: UNL Rifle Team, Gamma Phi Beta, and Individuals (Outdoor work and...20/20
Eastridge Neighborhood Association1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1135 Eastridge Drive
Lincoln, NE 68510-4032
Meet at Eastridge Presbyterian church parking lot.
Helping people unload neighbors cars to shred paper, put trash and recycle-able items into roll...10/10
Everett Neighborhood Association1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
949 South 11 Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Passing out census information25/26
Everett Neighborhood Association1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1039 S 11th St
Lincoln, NE 68508
Groups at this Site: Theta Xi and Individuals. (Neighborhood clean-up and litter removal.)24/25
Gere Branch Library1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
2400 S. 56th St.
Lincoln, NE 68506
Library Clean-up.6/6
Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
8300 East Pointe Road
Lincoln, NE 68506
Outdoor work.4/10
Growing Hearts Child Development Center1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
4400 N 1st Street
Lincoln, NE 68521
Groups at this Site: Pi Beta Phi, Delta Delta Delta, Alpha Omicrom Pi, Gamma Phi...25/25
Holy Adoration Convent (Pink Sisters)1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1040 S Cotner Blvd
Lincoln, NE 68510
Outdoor work.9/10
Indian Center Inc,1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1100 Military Rd
Lincoln, NE 68508
Outdoor and Indoor clean-up.82/100
Irving Recreation Center1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
2010 Van Dorn
Lincoln, NE 68502
Groups at this Site: Individuals and Gamma Iota Sigma. (Outdoor Work.)10/20
Irvingdale Neighborhood Association1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
2111 Sewell Street
Lincoln, NE 68502
Litter Clean-up4/6
Lancaster Event Center & Fairgrounds1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
4100 N 84th St
Lincoln, NE 68507
Groups at this Site: Pre-Vet Club and Individuals. Painting outdoor arena, fencing the campground, adding...50/50
Lighthouse1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
2601 N Street
Lincoln, NE 68510
Cleaning the outside grounds and spreading mulch16/20
Lincoln Children's Museum1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1420 P Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Spring cleaning and organizing on the Third Floor Level, helping prep activities for Birthday Parties,...30/30
Lincoln Community Playhouse1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
2500 S. 56th St.
Lincoln, NE 68506
Groups at this Site: Pi Kappa Alpha and Individuals. (Outdoor yard cleanup)8/8
Lincoln Housing Authority at Burke Plaza1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
6721 L Street
Lincoln, NE 68510
Various tasks including: organizing storage, marking items for a sale, cleaning, gardening2/12
Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
2121 N 27th Street
Lincoln, NE 68501
Groups at this Site: Gamma Phi Beta, Alpha Omicrom Pi, and Individuals. (Spreading mulch, painting,...29/32
Meadowland Area Residients Association1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
612 N 81 St
Lincoln, NE 68505
Herbert Park
Park clean-up, and trash pick-up around the park20/20
Montessori School for Young Children1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
4727 A Street
Lincoln, NE 68510
Groups at this Site: Individuals and Gamma Phi Beta. (Assisting in outdoor classrooms.)20/20
Morley Elementary PTO1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
6800 Monterey Dr
Lincoln, NE 68506
Groups at this Site: Alpha Omicron Pi and Individuals. (Outdoor work.)20/20
Mystic Rhoads Productions Inc. (MRP)1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
5111 W Sumner Cir
Lincoln, NE 68522
Roadside litter cleanup7/50
Near South Neighborhood Association1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1745 "C" St
Lincoln, NE 68502
Cleaning up the neighborhood and walking the streets/alleys to pick up trash39/60
Nebraska Family Alliance1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1106 E Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Yard work, window washing, dusting, and helping with bulk mailing13/20
New Hope UMC1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1205 N. 45th Street
Lincoln, NE 68503
Outdoor work.4/15
North Creek Child Development Center1:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
2070 Fletcher Ave
Lincoln, NE 68521
Groups at this Site: OASIS Peer Mentors, Phi Mu, and Individuals.(Washing/painting chipped walls, raking gravel,...48/50
PR0011:00pm (CT)1:00pm (CT)
2340 South Canterbury
Lincoln, NE 68512
Spring cleaning0/5
PR0021:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1010 Scenic Lane
Lincoln, NE 68505
Yard work, leaves0/3
PR0031:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
2641 South 12th Street
Lincoln, NE 68502
Yard work0/3
PR0041:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
2645 South 12th Street
Lincoln, NE 68502
Yard work0/3
PR0051:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
640 N. 67th
Lincoln, NE 68505
Raking front and side yard1/8
PR0061:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1411 Washington
Lincoln, NE 68502
Outdoor work6/10
PR0071:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1221 North 37th Street
Lincoln, NE 68503
Groups at this Site: Pre-PA Club and Individuals. Yard work5/5
PR0081:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
4040 South 82nd Circle
Lincoln, NE 68506
Yard work, moving pots0/3
PR0091:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1045 D Street
Lincoln, NE 68502
Groups at this Site: Individuals and UNL Pre-Law Club. (Outdoor work, mulching, painting)10/15
PR0101:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
Lincoln, NE 68510
Groups at this Site: Individuals and UNL Thirst Project. Yard Work.15/15
PR0111:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
3401 Otoe St
Lincoln, NE 68506
Groups at this Site: Theta Xi and Individuals. (Yard Work.)20/20
PR0121:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
5201 L Street
Lincoln, NE 68010
Yard work1/3
PR0131:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
401 South 53rd Street
Lincoln, NE 68510
Yard clean-up3/3
PR0141:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
404 F st
Lincoln, NE 68508
Cleaning pond, sweeping out greenhouse/leaves3/8
PR0151:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1629 South 25th
Lincoln, NE 68502
Groups at this Site: Individuals and Phi Gamma Delta. (Outdoor work.)12/15
PR0161:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
9540 mortensen ct
Lincoln, NE 68526
Staining a fence, laying out mulch3/6
PR0171:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
8001 Maplewood Drive
Lincoln, NE 68150
Groups at this Site: Delta Delta Delta and Individuals. (Weeding a small vegetable garden)4/5
PR0181:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
2105 Sandstone Rd
Lincoln, NE 68512
Yard work0/5
PR0191:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
2127 Sandstone Rd
Lincoln, NE 68512
Outdoor work, window cleaning, helping with garage stuff0/5
PR0201:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
4716 Grassridge Rd
Lincoln, NE 68512
Groups at this Site: Phi Kappa Alpha and Individuals. (Outdoor work.)7/8
PR0211:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
7525 west rio rd
Lincoln, NE 68505
Yard work0/5
PR0221:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
3127 U Street
Lincoln, NE 68503
Outdoor work (cleaning up pods from the "trash tree", tree trimming, fence clean up, minor...9/10
PR0231:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
3525 Washington Street
Lincoln, NE 68506
Yard work0/4
PR0241:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
2630 Arrow Ridge Place
Lincoln, NE 68506
Garage stuff, flowers5/5
PR0251:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1135 N 51st Street
Lincoln, NE 68504
Yard work, helping out around the house. Resident is sick and will need assistance.0/6
PR0261:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
4311 X Street
Lincoln, NE 68503
Raking leaves3/3
PR0271:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1423 F Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Groups at this Site: Alpha Delta Pi and Individuals. Hosing off and cleaning the front...5/5
PR0281:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1820 S 77
Lincoln, NE 68506
Groups at this Site: Phi Mu and Individuals. (Cleaning up flower beds and raking the...4/4
PR0291:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1538 E Manor Dr
Lincoln, NE 68506
Washing outside windows (high off ground), picking up leaves0/6
PR0301:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
7135 Englewood Dr
Lincoln, NE 68510
Yard clean-up8/10
PR0311:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1628 W S St.
Lincoln, NE 68528
Groups at this Site: Phi Gamma Delta and Individuals. Painting an exterior wall of the...4/4
PR0321:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1143 Mulder Dr
Lincoln, NE 68510
(Outdoor work.)2/10
PR0331:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
860 S 37th St Lincoln, NE 68510
Lincoln, NE 68510
Raking/cleaning the garden and flower beds, possibly laying mulch, mowing7/10
PR0341:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
5918 Sunrise Rd
Lincoln, NE 68510
Raking/outdoor work0/4
PR0351:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
6034 Huntington Ave
Lincoln, NE 68507
General yard work0/4
PR0361:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1039 S 11th St
Lincoln, NE 68508
Groups at this Site: Alpha Gamma Nu and Individuals. Scraping/painting the Carriage House on our...18/25
PR0371:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1201 Claremont Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Groups at this Site: Individuals and Pi Kappa Alpha. (Outdoor cleanup.)2/6
PR0381:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
4820 S 55 Ct
Lincoln, NE 68516
PR0391:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
4940 Judson Street
Lincoln, NE 68504
Her daughter will be there to direct the process- she is 83 years old. She will have homemade cookies.
Groups at this Site: Phi Gamma Delta and Individuals. (Outdoor work)10/10
PR0401:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
4533 Starr Street
Lincoln, NE 68503
Raking leaves, putting a post in the ground2/4
PR0411:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
6150 S 81st St
Lincoln, NE 68516
Outdoor work (flowers need to be weeded, burm needs cut down, cleaning rain troughs, washing...0/5
PR0421:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
5604 Cloudburst Ln
Lincoln, NE 68521
Outdoor work (raking leaves, pulling weeds, washing windows, cleaning gutters), organizing garage0/4
PR0431:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
2635 S. 15th Street
Lincoln, NE 68502
Outdoor work2/10
PR0441:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
4341 N 63rd St
Lincoln, NE 68507
Raking and clipping branches, outdoor work0/4
PR0451:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
4820 So.30th Street, Lincoln, Ne.
Lincoln, NE 68516
Outdoor work (weeding, putting down mulch), moving yard equipment, planting boxes/stands1/6
PR0461:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
4821 Deer Creek Drive
Lincoln, NE 68516
Clean-up of front yard and rock areas, trimming shrubs4/4
PR0471:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
4507 S 67th Street
Lincoln, NE 68516
Outdoor cleanup, general work around house6/6
PR0481:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
6131 S 31st St
Lincoln, NE 68516
Outdoor work4/4
PR0491:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
347 S 28TH ST
Lincoln, NE 68510
Spring yard clean-up (raking, trimming bushes, cutting back and removing brush), painting front porch floor/mailbox...3/6
PR0501:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1310 West Q Street
Lincoln, NE 68528
General yard work0/6
PR0511:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1230 West Q Street
Lincoln, NE 68528
General yard work0/7
PR0521:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1316 W Arlington Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68522
Will provide the bags and drinks for volunteers.
Outdoor clean up of small lot, picking up leaves9/10
PR0531:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
4015 South 39th Street
Lincoln, NE 68506
Outdoor clean-up and mulching, washing a few windows5/6
PR0541:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
7801 Starr St.
Lincoln, NE 68505
Outdoor work0/4
PR0551:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1200 N 44th st Lincoln NE
Lincoln, NE 68503
Raking leaves5/12
PR0561:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
7148 Lexington Ave
Lincoln, NE 68505
Yard clean-up (raking leaves, trimming bushes, etc.)4/4
PR0571:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
2445 South 60th Street
Lincoln, NE 68506
Yardwork, mulching2/4