Tag: Make a Difference Day

TRiO says, ‘keep making a difference’

The TRiO programs send appreciation for the creative efforts of more than 30 volunteers for Make a Difference Day. Volunteers crafted about 170 holiday cards for area veterans in just three hours!  Thanks to student workers Brianna Fischer and Rose Hiebl’s direction and advice, (with help from Pinterest), all cards were both beautiful and personal. […]

Making a difference with UWGB

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay celebrated a successful second annual Make a Difference Day this past Friday (Oct. 21), with more than 250 students and staff volunteering around the Green Bay community. Read more: http://fox11online.com/news/local/green-bay/uwgb-students-make-a-difference-in-the-community and http://www.whby.com/news-local/2016/10/21/uwgb-students-hold-a-make-a-difference-day.

No matter where you look, you will find UW-Green Bay Difference Makers

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With 277 students, staff and faculty members participating, UW-Green Bay made a big difference in its second annual Make a Difference Day. Among the beneficiaries of this mass of volunteers were The Bridge Between, Sexual Assault Center, the New Community Shelter and the Green Bay Botanical Garden; as well as beautification projects at UWGB and […]

Reminder: Sign up for Make a Difference Day

UWGB Make a Difference Day

The final day to register for UWGB Make a Difference Day is at noon, Monday, Oct. 17. The office of Student Life shares a sneak-peak at this year’s UWGB Make a Difference Day t-shirts. Each volunteer who participates in the afternoon of planned community service activities will receive a shirt while supplies last. The soft, […]

Amenson-Hill, Make a Difference Day Committee, nominated for Volunteer Award

Congratulations to the UWGB Make a Difference Day committee, representing the UWGB community in its nomination for the Green Bay Packers Give Back-Large Group Award to be presented at the WPS Volunteer Awards breakfast and ceremony this week. The event takes place from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 14 at the KI Convention Center. […]

Littig, volunteers, stood out as ‘2015 Person of the Year’

Each year the Green Bay Press-Gazette editorial boards honors a “person of the year.” The board took a different approach this year, honoring “The Volunteer” as its 2015 selection, but not without specific mention of both the 300-some students, staff and faculty who turned out for Make a Difference Day in October, and to UWGB […]

‘Difference’ destinations include Sanctuary, Baird Creek, neighborhoods

View selected photos from Friday afternoon’s Make a Difference Day activities on Flickr. As part of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s 50th Anniversary celebration, more than 300 students, faculty and staff will participate in Make a Difference Day activities, October 23 and 24. The UWGB contingent will volunteer 1,000 hours of service Friday, October 23 […]

Volunteer Center director mentions UWGB in TV interview

Michael Schwartz-Oscar, executive director of the Brown County Volunteer Center, went on WFRV TV-5’s afternoon program recently to talk about “Make a Difference Day” activities with host Kris Schuler. He offers background on the Volunteer Center and mentions how several hundred UW-Green Bay students have signed up for this Friday to help recruit even more […]

Early signups strong for Make a Difference weekend


As part of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s 50th Anniversary celebration, more than 300 students, faculty and staff will participate in Make a Difference Day activities Friday and Saturday (Oct. 23 and 24). Friday afternoon work sites include Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, Baird Creek, St. Vincent de Paul, and the Green Bay Botanical Garden. Also, […]

More than 300 UW-Green Bay students, faculty and staff joining Make a Difference Day efforts

As part of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s 50th Anniversary celebration, more than 300 students, faculty and staff will participate in Make a Difference Day activities, Friday and Saturday, October 23 and 24. The UWGB contingent will volunteer hundreds of hours of service Friday, October 23 at a number of sites in the community between […]