Lend A Hand

Saturday, August 22nd, 2020 from 1:15pm to 4:00pm

About

Lend a Hand is an opportunity for first-year students to participate in an afternoon of hands-on service throughout the Lincoln community. Service projects will include outdoor community beautification, working with after-school Community Learning Centers, and serving the needs of various local nonprofits. Register as an individual or gather a group of friends, club members, or neighbors in your residence hall and serve together!

Check-in will begin at 1:30 pm, outside of the Nebraska Union. DO NOT HEAD DIRECTLY TO YOUR SERVICE SITE. 

For COVID-19 safety guidelines, please visit UNL's Health and Safety page: https://covid19.unl.edu/health-safety

Positions
0 Remaining
Registration
Opens Aug 13, 2020 12:00am
Registration Closes
Aug 22, 2020 4:00pm or when space runs out.
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52 Positions Filled | 60 Impacts | 109 Hours

Shifts (15)

1 - 15 of 15 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
 
Beattie Elementary School2:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1901 Calvert Street
Lincoln, NE 68502
Check-in will begin at 1:40 pm, please arrive a few minutes early.
Students will be doing garden chores at Beattie Elementary School. Please use bug spray and sunscreen.7/12Over
East Campus Community Gardens2:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
East Campus, Southeast of the Law College
Lincoln, NE 68583
Check-in will begin at 1:35 pm, please arrive a few minutes early.
Weeding gardens, helping pick produce5/6Over
Eastridge Elementary School2:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
6245 L Street
Lincoln, NE 68510
Check-in will begin at 1:30 pm, please arrive a few minutes early.
Raking leaves, pulling weeds, possibly spreading mulch, repainting areas for play on concrete5/12Over
Hawley Hamlet2:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
605 N 26th St
Lincoln, NE 68503
Check-in will begin at 1:35 pm, please arrive a few minutes early.
Students will be helping out with watering our fruit and nut trees. The peach colored house on the corner of 26th and T streets.10/10Over
Irving Recreation Center2:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
2010 Van Dorn
Lincoln, NE 68502
Check-in will begin at 1:40 pm, please arrive a few minutes early.
Work on weeding and mulching flower bed and garden. Clean up trash around building and park area.2/10Over
Lincoln Community Playhouse2:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
2500 S. 56th St.
Lincoln, NE 68506
Check-in will begin at 1:40 pm, please arrive a few minutes early.
Lawn and yard cleanup0/8Over
Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach2:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
2121 N 27th Street
Lincoln, NE 68501
Check-in will begin at 1:40 pm, please arrive a few minutes early.
Outdoor work; picking up trash, weeding, etc.0/15Over
Mystic Rhoads Productions Inc.2:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
3340 W A St
Lincoln, NE 68522
Check-in will begin at 1:30 pm, please arrive a few minutes early. After being sent out, go to the VFW (3340 W A St)
Roadside litter cleanup in West A neighborhood. Collect litter along roadsides, separate into trash and recycling, dispose of properly. Equipment will be provided.2/30Over
Private Residence2:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
5110 Lenox Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68510
Check-in will begin at 1:30 pm, please arrive a few minutes early. Resident's name is Mary Rowan
Pulling weeds around the house and yard0/3Over
Private Residence2:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1423 F Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Check-in will begin at 1:40 pm, please arrive a few minutes early. Resident's name is Mary Roseberry-Brown
Clearing and washing front porch, scraping basement windows0/4Over
Private Residence2:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
5520 S 73 St
Lincoln, NE 68516
Check-in will begin at 1:30 pm, please arrive a few minutes early. Resident's name is Carol Finn
Assisting with garden2/3Over
Private Residence2:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
5122 Lenox Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68510
Check-in will begin at 1:30 pm, please arrive a few minutes early. Resident's name is Robert Kelliher
General yardwork and pulling weeds0/3Over
Southern Heights Food Forest2:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
5750 South 40th St
Lincoln, NE 68516
Check-in will begin at 1:30 pm, please arrive a few minutes early.
Our large, open, two-acre field is becoming a small food forest. There will be harvesting, weeding, mulching, and pruning to do.2/9Over
Transformations Thrift Store2:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1241 S 14th Street
Lincoln, NE 68502
Check-in will begin at 1:35 pm, please arrive a few minutes early.
Grounds clean-up outside of the building, cleaning and sanitizing the store, helping to organize merchandise shelves and clothing racks4/12Over
Virtual Opportunity with the Center for Civic Engagement2:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)
1400 R Street
106 Admin
Lincoln, NE 68588
Create Social Media Content for the Center for Civic Engagement.
You could:
  • Spotlight service you did over the summer
  • Create graphic about Civic Engagement
  • Create a spotlight on one of the Lincoln Non-Profits participating in Lend A Hand
0/10Over