Sign up now for UNL's 9/11 National Day of Service

Remember our heroes by volunteering
Remember our heroes by volunteering

Join fellow Huskers during the week of Sept. 13-17 to show support for veterans and first responders through volunteering and distributing hygiene kits at local nonprofit organizations. These volunteer opportunities are a part the The 9/11 National Day of Service, a nationwide event that began in 2002. People serve their communities on this day and during the week to honor the victims, survivors, firefighters, and law enforcement personnel who responded to the terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.


Operation Gratitude:
From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Nebraska Union's 1st floor, students can write handwritten thank-you messages to Veterans and First Responders. Additionally, students can write digital messages using this online form.


Veteran Affairs Nebraska and Western Iowa Health Care System:
Students can serve as Veteran Escorts between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. to assist veterans with getting to and from their appointments throughout the hospital. Volunteers are required to show verification of COVID-19 vaccination.
Sign up now.


Cedars, Matt Talbot, and Center Pointe
Students can sign up to help distribute hygiene kits between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Meet on the Nebraska Union's 2nd floor. Sign up now to help during several shifts from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Asian Community Cultural Center's Harvest Moon Festival
Students can help with set-up from 12:30 to 4 p.m.; assist with activities at booths from 4 to 7 p.m.; and help tear down the event from 7 to 9 p.m. located at Antelope Park Bandshell in Lincoln, NE.
Sign up now.


Do you want more volunteer opportunities?

Learn more about volunteering with VA Nebraska and Western Iowa Health Care System here.

Huskers can find more volunteer opportunities anytime on Handshake

Watch this video to learn abut finding volunteer opportunities on Handshake.

For more information contact Andrew Brown within Student Leadership, Involvement, & Community Engagement | | 402-472-8721.

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