Texas Tech University

Service Week

 

SAB, RHO, RHA & CALUE Service Breaks are teaming up to bring you two ways to give back each day of the week!

September 17-22, 2018

ALL WEEK

Battle of the Halls Blood Drive

10 am - 5 pm
SUB Matador Room

Walk-ins welcome!  Each donation saves up to three lives!

TTU Food Pantry Canned Food Drive

In the SUB 

Please bring canned goods to the SUB to added to the pantry!  The Raider Red's Food Pantry is open to all currently enrolled TTU students. Its purpose is to help fight hunger and food insecurity among students on our campus. Students who need food are encouraged to visit the pantry to receive nonperishable food items.  No proof of income is necessary to visit the food pantry. We accept donations and have an Amazon wish list. 

MONDAY

Volunteer Fair & Canvas Bag Decorating

SUB Red Raider Ballroom
10 am - 1 pm

Here's your chance to meet representatives from service organizations - both on campus and in the Lubbock community.  Plus, decorate your own reusable shopping bag and help reduce plastic bag waste.

Service Week Preview

Chitwood/Weymouth Classroom
6 pm - 7 pm

Come hang out with the Service Week committee and representatives from the organizations we will be serving this week! 

TUESDAY

Save the Bees Flower Pot Decorating
(Caprock Beekeepers)

SUB Courtyard
11 am - 1 pm

Learn ways to help save the bees locally in West Texas. Decorate your own flower pot and blend your own seed mix of flowers bees love!

Volunteering at the TTU Recycling Center

TTU Recycling Center 
2 pm - 4:30 pm
Sign up link coming soon!

WEDNESDAY

Stockings Project
(benefitting The Stockings Patriots)

Across from Copy/Mail
11 am - 1 pm

The Stockings Patriots make over 3,000 denim stockings which are stuffed with goodies and mailed to US overseas military bases.  At this event, we will be making stockings and/or writing encouraging cards to the stocking recipients.

Make Banners for Texas South Plains Honor Flight

Leadership Development Center (at the Carpenter/Wells Residential Complex)
5 pm - 6 pm

The Texas South Plains Honor Flight is an organization committed to sending WWII, Korean and Vietnam veterans to Washington, D.C. to experience the memorials built to honor their service and sacrifice.  Join us on September 19 to make welcome and thank you banners for their upcoming trip later this fall.

THURSDAY

Women's Protective Services Drive

Across from SUB Copy/Mail, 11 am - 1 pm
Hulen/Clement & Chitwood/Weymouth lobbies, All evening
Purge Your Closet! With SAB's Late Night Movie, 10 pm, SUB Escondido Theatre

More info coming soon!

FRIDAY

Cards for Humanity

Across from SUB Copy/Mail
11am-1pm

More info coming soon!

Keep Campus Clean: Complex Council Clean up
4 pm - 6 pm
Around all Residence Halls

More info coming soon!

SATURDAY & SUNDAY

Volunteer at the Apple Butter Festival
(benefitting Texas Boys Ranch)

The Orchard
12206 East Hwy 62
Idalou TX, 79329

Email Michael Nudelman (mnudelman@texasboysranch.org) with your contact phone number to sign up!

 

Find more information about sign-ups and opportunities on our Service Week Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TTUServiceWeek