UNO will be participating in a day of service on Monday, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Hundreds of volunteers are expected to be involved in a variety of projects across the metro.
Those projects include creating fleece blankets for children served by Project Harmony, assisting Habitat for Humanity at area build sites, making tie-dye shirts for children served by Project Kindle, using recycled T-shirts to make blankets and dog toys, designing a mural for Leavenworth Street, organizing and sorting books donated for libraries in Cameroon and assisting with food drives at schools and at the University of Nebraska Omaha.
Anyone interested in volunteering should visit unomaha.edu/serve to sign up or call the Office of Civic and Social Responsibility at 402-554-4083.
Goodwill YouthBuild Omaha students and staff will be volunteering their time on Monday to read to youngsters at Micah House and Completely Kids in the morning and doing various tasks at the Open Door Mission in the afternoon.