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Students at MLK Day of Service

MLK Day of Service

Monday, January 18, 2021
 

We invite you to participate in our MLK Day of Service!

This Martin Luther King Day, January 18, our University has chosen to honor the legacy of Dr. King by sponsoring a campus-wide day of service. Throughout the afternoon, there will be several project sites, listed below, where service opportunities will be available.

Click the project registration link below the project name for more details about the project and to register for the site.

Volunteers will be required to provide their own transportation to off campus sites not within walking distance.

These service projects will count toward student credit for UC Engage and Orientation 100.

Please select ONE project from the volunteer opportunities below and complete registration to serve.  Contact ucengage@ucumberlands.edu for more information or questions.

CORBIN BACK PACK PROGRAM:
This program gathers every Monday night at 6 pm throughout the school year to pack lunches for needy children in Knox and Whitley counties. Approximately 900 backpacks are stuffed every Monday night. 5:45PM- 7:15PM **STUDENT MUST DRIVE TO PROJECT SITE.

NO AVAILABILITY

CUMBERLAND FALLS CLEAN-UP:
Volunteers will meet in front of the gift shop and visitor center at 2 pm. Park in the main parking lot to the falls and follow the sidewalk to the first building. Picking up trash on trails, beach and overlook areas. Students will need to wear closed toe shoes and bring drinking water. They will need to sign a volunteer form that will be available on site. 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM **STUDENT MUST DRIVE TO PROJECT SITE. 

NO AVAILABILITY

GOD’S PANTRY & FOOD BANK WAREHOUSE:
Volunteers will be sorting food and drink products into separate bins throughout the warehouse. Social distancing will be observed. Wear comfortable clothes and closed toe shoes. Masks required. Mondays 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM **STUDENT MUST DRIVE TO PROJECT SITE. 

REGISTER

RECYCLING CENTER PROJECT:
Volunteers will be participating in recycling center clean up and organizing. **STUDENT MUST DRIVE TO PROJECT SITE. 

REGISTER

FOOD PANTRY, FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF WILLIAMSBURG:
Volunteers will be packing food bags for families to pick-up and helping as needed. 1:30 PM- 3:00 PM **WALKING DISTANCE FROM CAMPUS

NO AVAILABILITY

THE LANE THEATER: 
Preparation of programming for Black History month. Assist with poster making and possibly educational packets. 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM **WALKING DISTANCE FROM CAMPUS

NO AVAILABILITY