The CCE celebrates two days of service each term as well as a variety of smaller service events throughout the year. Fall days of service are Fall Into Service and Make a Difference Day, winter days are Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service and Animal Action Day, and spring days are Earth Day and Day of Caring. Read about these days below! Sign ups for service projects open two weeks before the day of service. To request accommodations related to disabilities for an event, please contact the CCE at cce@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-3041.

Registration is now open for the 2019 MLK Day of Service on Saturday January 19th. Read details on projects offered below.

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MLK Jr. Day of Service Projects (January 19th, 2019)

Volunteers will be taking on a variety of trails, facility, & open space projects at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Corvallis.

Participants ages 8+ are welcome, youth must be accompanied by a guardian.

January 19th, 9 AM - 12 PM, Check-In @ 8:15 AM in the MU Horizon Room 49.

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Volunteers will be piling and moving slash to the perimeter of the site as well as shoveling wood chips into trash cans.

Participants ages 13+ are welcome, youth must be accompanied by a guardian.

January 19th, 9 AM - 12:30 PM, Check-In @ 8 AM in the MU Horizon Room 49.

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Volunteers will be prepping the garden for spring, weeding, mulching, pulling cover crop, and spreading compost.

Participants ages 6+ are welcome, youth must be accompanied by a guardian.

January 19th, 1 PM - 3 PM, Check-In @ 11:30 AM in the MU Horizon Room 49.

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Volunteers will be disinfecting toys in visitation rooms, cleaning the visitation rooms, create snack packs for kids, create craft packs for kids, restocking the hygiene and diaper closet, cleaning around the office, organizing donated clothes by size, restock and organize the food pantry, organizing the development closet, washing windows, cleaning bathrooms, etc.

Participants ages 16+ are welcome, youth must be accompanied with a guardian.

January 19th, 8 AM - 12 PM, Check-In @ 7 AM in the MU Horizon Room 49.

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Volunteers will be helping the Global Community Kitchen prepare lunch for other service projects for the MLK Jr. Day of Service.

Participants ages 18+ are welcome.

January 19th, 8 AM - 11 AM, Check-In @ 7:30 AM in the MU Horizon Room 49.

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Volunteers will be cleaning cages/community rooms, feeding/watering, washing dishes, restocking, folding laundry, sweeping/mopping, and cleaning windows.

Participants ages 8+ are welcome, youth must be accompanied by a guardian.

January 19th, 9 AM - 11 AM, Check-In @ 8:15 AM in the MU Horizon Room 49.

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Volunteers will be repackaging bulk foods into family sized portions for distribution through 68 partner agencies, and sorting and boxing donated food for distribution.

Participants of all ages are welcome, youth must be accompanied by a guardian.

January 19th, 9 AM - 11 AM, Check-In @ 8:15 AM in the MU Horizon Room 49.

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Volunteers will be mulching, cutting back and pruning perennials, weeding, and helping with compost pile maintenance.

Participants ages 8+ are welcome, youth must be accompanied by a guardian.

January 19th, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Check-In @ 8:45 AM in the MU Horizon Room 49.

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Volunteers will be assisting with morning cleaning, yard maintenance, helping with other projects as needed, an socializing with adoptable animals.

Participants ages 7+ are welcome, youth must be accompanied by a guardian

January 19th, 10 AM - 12 PM, Check-In @ 9:15 AM in the MU Horizon Room 49.

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Volunteers will be cleaning the outside of the ABC House, de-cluttering, organizing, and preparing for ABC House's move to their new building.

Participants ages 16+ are welcome, youth must be accompanied by a guardian.

January 19th, 12:30 PM - 4 PM, Check-In @ 10:45 AM in the MU Horizon Room 49.

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Volunteers will be sorting donations, beautifying the store, and more!

Participants ages 11+ are welcome, youth must be accompanied by a guardian.

January 19th, 12:30 PM - 4 PM, Check-In @ 11 AM in the MU Horizon Room 49.

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Volunteers will be spreading river rock gravel around the perimeter of a house and creating an outdoor hangout spot, as well as general weeding and pruning around the property.

Participants ages 18+ are welcome.

January 19th, 12:30 PM - 4 PM, Check-In @ 11 AM in the MU Horizon Room 49.

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Volunteers will be decorating paper bags and crafting paper flowers for Meals On Wheels clients!

Participants of all ages are welcome, youth must be accompanied by a guardian.

January 19th, 9 AM - 11 AM, Check-In @ 8:30 AM in the MU Horizon Room 49.

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Volunteers will be decorating paper bags and crafting paper flowers for Meals on Wheels clients!

Participants of all ages are welcome, youth must be accompanied by a guardian.

January 19th, 2 PM - 4 PM, Check-In @ 12:15 PM in the MU Horizon Room 49.

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Volunteers will be assisting with cleaning the Global Community Kitchen after the MLK Jr. Day of Service luncheon.

Participants ages 18+ are welcome.

January 19th, 1 PM - 4 PM, Check-In @ 12 PM in the MU Horizon Room 49.

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Fall Into Service

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Start the year off right by engaging in your community! Join us to learn about and contribute to organizations that are doing great work to strengthen our local community while building connections with others at OSU. Bond, learn, serve!

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Make a Difference Day

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Make a Difference Day is a nationally recognized day of service where thousands of people across the country work to improve their community. Join us in service on this great day!

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Saturday, January 19, 2019

This day of service kicks off the OSU Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration and is the largest of the CCE's days of service. Join us in honor of MLK and then check out all the other great celebration events and awards taking place the following week.

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Animal Action Day

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Part of Civic Engagement Week, this day of service is all about supporting our animal friends! We hold service projects with local humane societies and other animal rescues. Get your pet therapy in with us in March.

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Earth Day

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Celebrate our planet with us every spring through service! We hold a variety of environmentally-focused projects focusing on both conservation and restoration. We share our event data with SOLVE who report on the amazing Earth Day work completed across the state.

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Day of Caring

Saturday, May 18, 2019

In partnership with the United Way of Benton and Lincoln Counties and the OSU Alumni Association's OSU Community Day of Service, we know that #BeaversGiveBack. Day of Caring was established by United Way in 1992 to promote the spirit and value of volunteerism.

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