Texas Tech University

Community Outreach

Student Union & Activities and Tech Activities Board (the student programming board for the SUB) plan several outreach events per semester. Here's what's coming up:

Outreach Opportunities in Fall 2016

September 14: Raider Refresh
Free Speech Area, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Come REFRESH your mind and body with Challenges, games, snacks, and health awareness education, rolled into one event! Come to Raider Refresh and learn how to live a healthy lifestyle, while having fun.

September 19: Volunteer Fair
SUB Red Raider Ballroom, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
A great opportunity to find LOCAL agencies in need of volunteers!

September 26-30: Service Week
TAB & RHA team up to bring you two ways to give back each day of the week. Full schedule coming soon!

October 3: Red & Black Popcorn
SUB North Plaza, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Need a snack? Come purchase a bag of gourmet popcorn! All proceeds go to a local charity!

October 7: Family Pathways Movie Night
Family Pathways Campus, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Are you a kid lover? Join us in going to Movie night at Family Pathways! A movie will be shown for the older kids, and activities will be planned for younger kids! Click to volunteer!

October 24-28: Alcohol Awareness Week
National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week is an initiative to promote healthy and responsible decision making surrounding alcohol. Join departments, student groups and the TTU community for events throughout the week.

October 24: Hygiene Packs
In front of SUB MailTech (CopyMail), 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Donate your time! We will be making hygiene packs to give to the homeless community of Lubbock. Come fill a bag and decorate it!

October 26: Tech-or-Treat
Student Union Building, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Texas Tech brings Halloween to the Lubbock community with a free costume parade and carnival in the SUB.

October 31 - November 18: RGB - Tech CAN Share Food Drive
Drop Off Each Monday and Friday
In front of SUB MailTech (CopyMail), 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Drop off nonperishable food for your department or student organization and compete for the largest donation!

November 1: RGB - Fleece Blankets
SUB Courtyard, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Help make fleece blankets to give to women and children living under the care of Women's Protective Services of Lubbock.

November 10: RGB - Buckner Family Thanksgiving
Buckner Children's Home, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Come join us at a Family Thanksgiving! We will be eating dinner and playing Thanksgiving themed games with children at the Buckner Children's Home.  Click to volunteer!

November 16: RGB - Coloring Books for RMH
SUB Courtyard, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
ARTISTS WANTED! Come decorate a cover and put together coloring books for families who are living at the Ronald McDonald House in Lubbock while their child is in the hospital.

November 17: Thankful Thursday
SUB Main Info, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
What are you thankful for this holiday season? Come participate in Thankful Thursday and fill out a leaf telling what you're thankful for!

November 19: RGB - The Stockings Project
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Stockings Patriots make over 3000 denim stockings to be stuffed with goodies and mailed to US overseas military bases. Come help us "stuff"!  Click to volunteer!


What is RGB?

Raiders Give Back info

Helping TTU Students give back to our community through hands-on service opportunities.

Watch for the RGB logo around campus for opportunities where you can serve others!


For more information about Community Outreach, contact:

Student Union & Activities
Kristin Miller, Unit Coordinator OR
Kelsey M. Jackson, Unit Coordinator
(806) 742-4708


Student Union & Activities