Past Community Outreach

Past Community Outreach

The Bay Lincoln In March 2017, UAAD members visited The Bay Lincoln, a local coffee bar, skate park and resource center with a concert venue. This brown bag luncheon included a tour of the facility.
The Big Event In April 2016, UAAD participated in the Big Event, geared to give back to the local Lincoln community through a one-day service campaign.
Capital Humane Society In October 2016, UAAD hosted a donation drive whereby members supported the welfare of local animals.
Huskers Helping Huskers Pantry+ In March 2018, UAAD members donated peanut butter and other items for the Huskers Helping Huskers Pantry+, a pantry located in the Nebraska Union that is open to all Husker students.
Lincoln Arts Council UAAD members hosted drives that benefited the Lincoln Arts Council and the youth of Lincoln. Basic good-quality art tools that encourage self-expression were distributed to elementary students who participate in ART MAKES ME SMART programs both in-school and after-school.
Lincoln City Libraries UAAD members donated a number of supplies to the Lincoln City Libraries to aid in their mission of providing learning initiatives. These donations supported the Libraries' new Makerspace. More information about the Makerspace is available in this article published in the Lincoln Journal Star. 
Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach UAAD spread harvest blessings to others by donating non-perishable food items to help feed the hungry. Collections benefited OpeN Shelf Pantry and Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach.
OpeN Shelf Pantry At the March 2015 and January 2016 meetings, UAAD participated in a campus pantry drive to help support OpeN Shelf, a campus pantry that supports Husker students in need.
People's City Mission

In March 2016, UAAD served dinners at the People's City Mission.

In December 2016, UAAD held a winter coat drive, donating items such as hats, mittens, scarves, gloves, and coats for all ages to the People's City Mission.

In May 2018, UAAD collected 24 bottles of water and more than $200 in monetary donations for the purchase of bottled water for the People's City Mission to include in its more than 100 sack lunches given away each day.

Santa to a Senior In 2015 and 2016, UAAD members provided holiday gifts and distributed greeting cards to elderly adults in the Lincoln community.
Turbine Flats UAAD hosted a summer opportunity for members to tour Turbine Flats, a co-working space. On its website, Turbine Flats is described as a place where "innovation comes to work."