Tag: Make a Difference Day

Video: Calling all difference makers

Students and staff from UW-Green Bay’s Office of Student Life share a video they created with an important message — “We are calling on you to show the world that the Phoenix helps one another.” Give this two-minute video a watch and find out how you can be a part of the movement that helps […]

UW-Green Bay gets recognized for Make a Difference Day efforts

The Green Bay Press-Gazette outlined the 2017 Make A Difference Day efforts in Brown County, recognizing the more than 150 UW-Green Bay faculty, staff, and students who provide hundreds of hours of service each year on this day. UW-Green Bay will be volunteering as a campus on October 27, 2017. See more and register.

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


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 […]