UofL Day of Service

Follow this link to view pictures from the Inaugural Day of Service

 The 3rd Annual UofL Day of Service is planned for Friday, April 21, 2017.   Rain date will be Friday, April 28, 2017. Day of Service hours are 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM.  Participants must sign-up to participate (subject to supervisor approval) and fill out the Community Service Leave Request Form (PDF).  Sign-ups are on a first-come, first-served basis and will close when the capacity for the site has been reached.  Transportation to off campus sites provided; food and materials will be provided to all sites.  Participants will meet at Grawemeyer Hall at 8:30 AM for the Day of Service kick-off, and then depart to sites about 8:45-9:00 AM. 

2017 Day of Service Sites

Parkhill Community Center (20-25 volunteers)

1703 South 13th Street, Louisville, KY  40210

Transportation via bus provided

Projects to be completed include:

  • Exterior painting of building
  • Landscaping and mulching in the front and bench area
  • General cleaning and sweeping around the sides of the building
  • Window cleaning inside and out
  • Plant some perennials for color between bushes

Newburg Community Center (15-20 volunteers)

4810 Exeter Avenue, Louisville, KY  40213

Transportation via bus provided

Projects to be completed include:

  • Clean-out raised garden beds in back of building and add mulch
  • Mulch landscape in front of building
  • Paint recreation room

On-Campus Locations

UofL Free Store (3-4 volunteers)

Basement of Unitas Tower

Participants will walk as a group to site

Projects to be completed include:

  • Sort and organize store for grand re-opening in August
  • Paint walls and interior and exterior doors

UofL Urban and Public Affairs Horticulture Zone and Garden Commons (10-15 volunteers) **

Participants will walk as a group to sites

**Volunteers will spend the morning at Horticulture Zone and the afternoon will be spent at the Garden Commons

Horticulture Zone - 426 West Bloom Street (west of Bettie Johnson Hall, behind Urban Studies Institute)

Projects to be completed include:

  • Empty compost bins
  • Weeding and general spring gardening
  • Possibly build and install signage

Garden Commons - Next to the Cultural Center (just across parking lot from the SAC Clock Tower)

Projects to be completed include:

  • Empty compost bins
  • Weeding and general spring gardening

     

    Register for the 2017 UofL Day of Service

    Community Service Leave Request Form (PDF)