About National Volunteer Week
Build up your community and lend a helping hand by participating in National Volunteer Week at LSU. We challenge you to make a positive change as you participate in a week’s worth of free service events. We are still finalizing the week’s schedule, so please continue to check back for details.
To date, 2016 National Volunteer Week events include:
- Tuesday, April 12, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.—Kitchens on the Geaux Potato Drop: Volunteers will help bag 25,000 pounds of “ugly” potatoes that cannot be sold by grocers but are otherwise good to eat. The bagged potatoes will then be donated to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank.
- All week—Hygiene Kits for the Homeless: Donate travel-sized toiletries to be placed in hygiene kits for the homeless members of the Baton Rouge community.
- Saturday, April 16, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m.—Geaux BIG Baton Rouge 2016
All events during National Volunteer Week at LSU are free and open to all LSU and BRCC Bridge Program students, regardless of major or classification.