The 2016 SPARTANS WILL. POWER Global Day of Service will be held on April 16.

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Service Projects Listed in Michigan

Charity
Contact
Location
Time
North Country Trail Association Spring Trail/Park Clean-up at Kimball Pines Park
56 volunteers needed!
Barbara Rosene
Barbara.rosene@gmail.com
269-579-1837
1150 East Michigan Avenue, behind Calhoun County Medical Care Facility
Battle Creek, MI
United States
4/22/17 from 9:00am to 12:00pm

As a result of the windstorm which destroyed the pines in Kimball Pines, many invasive trees and plants are trying to overtake the native plants and trees. These trees and plants need to be removed and native plants and trees need to be mar ...

Highway Cleanup (MDOT adopt a highway program)
8 volunteers needed!
Paul Marshall
carbon165@aol.com
989-777-5170
6331 Dixie Hwy. (McDonald's Restaurant)
Bridgeport, MI
United States
4/8/17 from 9:00am to 12:00pm

Highway cleanup on I-75 from Birch Run to Maple Road

Fisher House Michigan Bottle and Can Drive
98 volunteers needed!
Kate Melcher
kate@fisherhousemichigan.org
202-253-5195
8650 W. Grand River Ave
Brighton, MI
United States
4/8/17 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Do your part to fund the first Fisher House in Michigan. We build comfort homes near VA medical centers so family members can stay near their veterans in treatment. This is a bottle and can drive which you can do in your own neighborhood. ...

Detroit District 5 Neighborhood Clean-up
9 volunteers needed!
Jasmine Moore
hey@detroitspartans.com
(313) 215-0581
1727 Mcclellan St
Detroit, MI
United States
4/8/17 from 9:30am to 2:00pm

Motor City Blight Busters and the Office of Detroit Councilwomen Mary Sheffield of the District 5 Neighborhood will clean up and board up houses within the neighborhood.

Cass Community Social Services
5 volunteers needed!
Jasmine Moore
hey@detroitspartans.com
313-215-0581
11745 Rosa Parks Blvd.
Detroit, MI
United States
4/8/17 from 9:00am to 12:00pm

Cass Community Social Services is Detroit-based agency dedicated to providing food, housing, health services, and job programs. Volunteers will assist with food preparation and clean-up.

Gleaners Community Food Bank
0 volunteers needed!
Lisa Brennan
brennanlmdp@yahoo.com
734-837-2946
2131 Beaufait
Detroit, MI
United States
4/8/17 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Sorting and packing food as needed.

Nyaka AIDS Orphan Project
0 volunteers needed!
Rachel Schmidt
lodewrj@msu.edu
517-432-7047
509 E. Circle Drive
East Lansing, MI
United States
4/8/17 from 10:00am to 12:00pm

The Social Science Alumni Board of Advisors and friends will be assisting the Nyaka AIDS Orphan Project on a Mother's Day Mailing at Berkey Hall on MSU's campus. The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project is working on behalf of HIV/AIDS orphans in rur ...

ReStore Farmington operated by Habitat for Humanity - Oakland County
1 volunteers needed!
Becky Killarney
beckymsuoakland@aol.com
248-538-9988
28575 Grand River Ave
Farmington, MI
United States
4/8/17 from 10:00am to 2:00pm

The club will actively promote making donations to the ReStore in Farmington and asking that items get dropped off on April 8, 2017. In addition volunteers will assist with various activities at the ReStore location as set up by the volunte ...

Forgotten Harvest Farm Cleanup
3 volunteers needed!
Douglas Gornowich
dbgornow@gmail.com
9895984547
9153 Major Rd.
Fenton, MI
United States
4/8/17 from 9:00am to 1:00pm

We will have the pleasure of opening up the volunteer season at the Forgotten Harvest Farm located in Fenton, MI! Volunteer activities will include cleaning up the farmstead, walking the perimeter and clearing any garbage, and preparing th ...

YWCA of Greater Flint
1 volunteers needed!
Carla Clark
carla.clarke@comcast.net
810-516-3101
801 S. Saginaw Street
Flint, MI
United States
4/8/17 from 10:00am to 1:00pm

The YWCA is the oldest and largest multicultural women's organization in the world. They provide a variety of services to include, but not limited to victim advocacy, crisis counseling and support groups, safe house and emergency shelter an ...

Yard Clean-up at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans
0 volunteers needed!
Kendra Wills
willsk@anr.msu.edu
517-930-0928
3000 Monroe NE
Grand Rapids, MI
United States
4/8/17 from 9:00am to 12:00pm

The wind storm a few weeks ago left the grounds of the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans in need of some TLC. This is especially important because of the upcoming Memorial Day ceremony to honor service members. Many hands make light work. We n ...

West Michigan Spartans volunteer at their local Ronald McDonald House
0 volunteers needed!
Amanda Schultz
alumni@westmichspartans.org
616-292-1307
1323 Cedar NE
Grand Rapids, MI
United States
4/8/17 from 9:00am to 12:00pm

Outdoor planting

Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly

This project is not public. Contact the project leader to request to volunteer.

Elizabeth Benyi
erbhedgehog@yahoo.com
906-337-0368
527 Hancock St
Hancock, MI
United States
4/8/17 from 11:00am to 4:00pm

drivers for elderly transport, meals for elderly. This project has not been developed yet but could be. Otherwise I will volunteer on my own.

Invasive Species Removal
2 volunteers needed!
Travis Coon
TCoon@ingham.org
231-942-9201
1621 Pike Street
Haslett, MI
United States
4/8/17 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Join park staff at Lake Lansing Park for a volunteer opportunity in the great outdoors. Opportunities include non-native invasive species removal such as Garlic Mustard, Autumn Olive, Japanese Barberry, and more. Volunteers will learn how t ...

Recycle Livingston
10 volunteers needed!
Lindsey Ross
lindseyross8@gmail.com
248-345-7641
170 Catrell Street
Howell, MI
United States
4/8/17 from 8:30am to 1:00pm

Spartans will spend the day unloading, sorting recyclables and placing them in the proper container on site! Recyclables will include items such as Styrofoam, computers, newspapers, magazines, plastics and many others. We don’t expect you ...

Potter Park Zoo Spring Clean Up
0 volunteers needed!
Jennifer Decker
deckerj1@msu.edu
517-432-1978
1301 S. Pennsylvania
Lansing, MI
United States
4/7/17 from 9:00am to 2:00pm

MSUAA Colleagues and other guests will perform spring cleaning at the Potter Park Zoo. Tasks will include raking leaves, twigs, picking up trash and painting; weather dependent.

MSU Black Alumni Recycle Rama
8 volunteers needed!
L Wilson
msubalansing2017@gmail.com
517-515-3495
5303 S. Cedar St
Lansing , MI
United States
4/8/17 from 11:00am to 3:00pm

Please volunteer a minimum of 90 minutes during 11 and 3 PM. Alumni, Students and friends are welcome to join our team. The MSUBA-Lansing Chapter will be volunteering at the Ingham County Recycle Rama where residents can recycle or dona ...

Painting project at Family and Children's Services
9 volunteers needed!
Joshua McFarland
mcfarl58@gmail.com
248-840-6697
1714 Eastman Ave
Midland, MI
United States
4/8/17 from 10:00am to 2:00pm

We will be helping paint the interior of the Family and Children's Services office

Forgotten Harvest and South Oakland Shelter
0 volunteers needed!
Tyloaha Parker
msubaoc@gmail.com
313-288-8267
Forgotten Harvest
Oak Park, MI
United States
4/8/17 from 9:00am to 12:00pm

Volunteers are needed to re-pack fresh, nutritious food destined for the tables of those in need at Forgotten Harvest. We will also receive cleaning supplies for South Oakland Shelter. Please see Special Notes for more information.

Meridian Township Environmental Stewardship Day
5 volunteers needed!
Kelsey Dillon
dillon@meridian.mi.us
517-853-4614
5120 Van Atta Road
Okemos, MI
United States
4/8/17 from 10:00am to 12:00pm

Help Meridian Township fight invasive species! We will be working to eradicate Autumn Olive and Garlic Mustard on one of our beautiful Land Preserves, Davis Foster. These invasive species are threatening to invade our restored, native grass ...

Bear River Valley Recreation Area clean up
0 volunteers needed!
Karen Alberts
petoskeyspartans@gmail.com
248-747-4972
Bear River Valley Recreation Area picnic shelter
Petoskey, MI
United States
4/8/17 from 9:00am to 11:00am

We will clean up both sides of the Bear River Valley Recreation Area. Meet at the picnic shelter. Parking lot is accessed off Lake Street. Gloves suggested. Rain or shine!

Oakland Family Services Natural Playground
0 volunteers needed!
Kendra Corman
kacorman@h2hconsulting.net
248-923-1424
Oakland Family Services
Pontiac, MI
United States
4/8/17 from 9:00am to 3:00pm

Flexible shifts available for volunteers. A natural playground for their toddlers will be created and we will clean up the existing area and move the garden into the playground area. Natural playgrounds benefit children more than traditio ...

Twelve Baskets
5 volunteers needed!
Sheryl Janke
kzoospartans@kzoospartans.com
269-501-2839
10332 Portage Road
Portage, MI
United States
4/8/17 from 8:00am to 12:30pm

Twelve Baskets is a non-profit, non-government funded food pantry serving families in need in the communities of Portage, Schoolcraft, Three Rivers & Vicksburg. Our all volunteer run pantry takes a unique approach by allowing families to "s ...

Cage building for wildlife rehabilitation
20 volunteers needed!
Jill Pasternak-Singer
exoticdoc@hotmail.com
586-604-2251
20341 31 Mile Rd
Ray, MI
United States
4/8/17 from 10:00am to 9:00pm

Looking for help with building cages for holding wildlife. Needs include the materials, tools to build cages and volunteers to help build

Judson Center - Non-profit Human Services Agency
0 volunteers needed!
Jasmine Moore
hey@detroitspartans.com
313-215-0581
4410 W. 13 Mile Road
Royal Oak , MI
United States
4/8/17 from 9:00am to 12:00pm

Grounds clean up on the campus of Judson Center as well as deep cleaning different program (indoors) areas around the campus. Wish Room and Food Pantry organization. Please dress for indoor and outdoor.

Macomb County Habitat for Humanity - NEW ReStore Renovation
10 volunteers needed!
Michele Coe
mcoe22@comcast.net
248-225-8290
46616 Van Dyke
Shelby Township, MI
United States
4/8/17 from 9:00am to 4:00pm

So excited for our third year partnering with Macomb Habitat! The Mt. Clemens ReStore is moving to Shelby Township and all home builds/renos are on hold until the new store is up and running. We may expect interior painting, shelf construct ...

First Robotics Competition
0 volunteers needed!
Maria Giggy
giggym@msu.edu
517-699-4150
Shepherd High School
Shepherd, MI
United States
4/8/17 from 8:00am to 5:00pm

Various roles in support of the Michigan high school district First Robotics Competition.

Fun on the Farm
89 volunteers needed!
Ashleigh Lerg
lergashl@gmail.com
989-627-2462
4151 East Walker Road
St. Johns, MI
United States
4/8/17 from 9:00am to 6:00pm

A little about us... Our farm has been row cropped for over 120 years. Our mission of our farm is to take our farm from row cropping and have it be healthy and whole again. We are in the beginning stages of restoring our farm back to its ...

Hidden Lake Gardens
5 volunteers needed!
Gary Matz
gmsu70@comcast.net
517-392-5298
Hidden Lake Gardens 6214 Monroe Road (Hwy M50)
Tipton , MI
United States
4/8/17 from 10:00am to 2:00pm

Volunteers will work at Hidden Lake Gardens on painting picnic tables, removing invasive species of climbing plants and other tasks if needed such as mulching.

Traverse Bay Children's Advocacy Center
23 volunteers needed!
Tom Emling
emlingt@msu.edu
231-218-9947
2000 Chartwell Drive #3
Traverse City, MI
United States
4/8/17 from 9:00am to 12:00pm

Dear MSU Grand Traverse Area Spartans alumni, friends, families and students: Please help us to make a difference for every child by joining Michigan State University’s alumni, friends, families and students for our Grand Traverse Area Spa ...

Can't find a project in your area? Let us know that you're interested in volunteering and we'll notify you if one is developed.