January 23-27

Engage Lincoln - MLK Week

Join fellow Huskers volunteering at five nonprofit organizations connected to addressing community needs. Each day will feature a different nonprofit organization you can volunteer for. During the month of January projects are connected to food insecurity and are a part of MLK Week at UNL.

The Nebraska Union on a sunny day

Monday, Jan. 23 | 10 a.m. to Noon

Tabitha Nursing Home

Tabitha Meals on Wheels began in 1967 as the first service of its kind in Lincoln, Nebraska. Today we serve a hot, noon meal to 500 clients daily. Students will have the opportunity to deliver food to seniors located throughout Lincoln.

    Located: Volunteers will be asked to meet at Tabitha Nursing Home 4720 Randolph St Lincoln, Ne 68510.

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Tuesday, Jan. 24 | 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Matt Talbot Kitchen and Outreach

Matt Talbot Kitchen and Outreach serves the needs of Lincoln's working poor and homeless by relieving hunger, overcoming homelessness, addressing addiction, and providing outreach. Students will have the opportunity to organize a food pantry and distribute food to community members.

    Located: Volunteers will be asked to meet at Matt Talbot Kitchen and Outreach 2121 N 27th Lincoln, Ne 68501.

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Wednesday, Jan. 25 | 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County

United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County works to bring the whole community together to create long-term, lasting change. Students will have the opportunity to assemble hunger kits filled with rice, beans and parsley.

Thursday, Jan. 26 | 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Food Bank of Lincoln

The Food Bank of Lincoln mission is to alleviate hunger in Southeast Nebraska. Students will have the opportunity to organize food and distribute food to community members.

    Located: Volunteers will be asked to meet at the Food Bank of Lincoln 1221 Kingbird Road Lincoln, Nebraska 68521.

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Friday, Jan. 27| 10 a.m. to Noon

Center For People in Need

Our mission is to provide services and programs to low-income people that address their basic needs and help them achieve economic independence. Students will have the opportunity to organize a food pantry and assist individuals with navigating the center.

    Located: Volunteers will be asked to meet at the Center for People in Need 3901 N. 27th Street, Lincoln, NE 68521.

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For more information about Engage Lincoln, contact Andrew Brown within Student Leadership, Involvement, & Community Engagement | andrew.brown@unl.edu | 402-472-8721.