Give 2 Hours to the Community, Jan. 22-26

MLK Week is Jan 22-26, 2024 at UNL.
MLK Week is Jan 22-26, 2024 at UNL.

Join one of the 10 Volunteer Projects happening for MLK Week

Embrace the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and transform them into community service to help solve local social problems.

120 Husker students, staff, and faculty are needed to complete 10 community volunteer projects organized for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Week, happening Jan 22–28, 2024.

Only 2 hours of your time is required. 70% of the spots REMAIN OPEN and UNFILLED.

Sign up with your friends to help at these locations:

Monday, January 22
9 to 11 a.m. @ Good Neighbor Community Center
1 to 3 p.m. @ Mourning Hope Grief Center

Tuesday, January 23
9 to 11 a.m. @ Malone Center
1 to 3 p.m. @ Center for People

Wednesday, January 24
9 to 11 a.m. @ Matt Talbot Kitchen and Outreach

Thursday, January 25
9 to 11 a.m. @ Food Bank of Lincoln
12 to 2 p.m. @ Asian Community and Cultural Center
5 to 7 p.m. @ United Way Lincoln and Lancaster County (event located at Embassy Suites hotel)

Friday, January 26
9 to 11 a.m. @ Educare of Lincoln
1 to 3 p.m. @ Community Action


Preregistration is required to participate.


Not available for the Volunteer Projects, but you want to give back this semester?

Explore the Nonprofits in Residence from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 22–26 in the Nebraska Union (1st floor, near NCard office).

Two different local nonprofit organizations will be present each day to visit with you about their industries and volunteer opportunities.

View the upcoming slate of Nonprofits in Residence.


MLK Week Volunteer Projects are organized by Student Leadership, Involvement, & Community Engagement in partnership with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion; MLK Week Committee; and local nonprofit organizations.

Originally published January 15, 2024 - Submit an Item