September 24, 2019, is Andrews University's third annual campus-wide Change Day. Change Day is our way of giving back to the community through acts of service. Our mission at Andrews University is to Seek Knowledge, Affirm Faith and Change the World. What better place to start change than at home?
Meet us at the flag mall at 8:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 24. Choose where you will serve by signing up for a site below. We have a variety of activities including painting, yard work, cleaning, demolishing, pressure washing and much more! Both breakfast and lunch will be provided. Travel will consist of carpooling and Andrews University transportation.
All volunteers should come ready to serve their community in clothes they do not mind getting dirty. Long pants and closed-toe shoes are preferred and encouraged. Change Day 2019 T-shirts will be provided!
|8:15 a.m.||Flagpole Area||Pancake breakfast /worship /T-shirt giveaway/meet with your site group|
|8:30–8:50 a.m.||Preparations||Pick up sack lunches, group photo, and head to buses, vans, cars|
|10 a.m.–2:30 p.m.||Project Sites||Various service sites|
|2 p.m.||Travel||Travel back to campus|
Join us as we head over to the Benton Harbor Public Library. We will be helping out with cleaning, organizing books, and anything else they might need help with. This will be a fun project to participate with all your friends.
Come and join us as we help out at the YMCA. There will be oppertunities to help out with watching kids, helping out in the pool area, helping out at the Fit Desk, and helping out in the new preschool. This will be a fun event that has a variaty of oppertunities.
This site is closed for AIM employees.
Come and join us as we help ASAP ministries put together their quarterly newsletter for mailing. This is will be fun event full of energy.
Come and join us as we head out to the Andrews University Observatory and help clean up the observatory.
Join CYE as they head out to their Adopt-a-Highway site. The CYE will be happy to have anyone come and join them in this project.
Come and join us a we go and hit the highway. We will be heading out to our part of the highway and pick up any trash on the road. This is not only a great project to protect the enviroment, but also a great project to help improve our local community.
Come and help out with the last-minute prep at the Office of Alumni Services as they get ready to welcome alums returning to campus. This group will be focusing work on various tasks around the office like putting together welcome packets for the Harvest Run, making up welcome ribbons for honored classes and more.
This site is open to Andrews University employees only (staff and faculty)
Tasks: Cleaning & getting the wellness center ready for Grand Opening (may include moving things).
At Andrews Academy we will be painting, doing shed repair, clearing the fence line, and helping out in the classrooms.
Come and help a high schooler see the Bible in a different way. We will be connecting with Andrews Academy students.
Must be approved by Transportation.
Take a bite out of the sweet apple of service at Apple Valley. At Apple Valley we will be helping to clean shelves and help with storage. It's close by for you to get back to class on time!
This site is adopted by the School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Andrews Explore Program & J.N. Honors Program
This project is all about helping to support our community. A great way is to help our local teachers. They are a group of individuals who truly need our help and support. We will be helping out with grading, helping to organize offices, paint and help out in the library. Join this project and make a difference in our local teacher's lives.
Come and join us at the senior center, chat with seniors, help organize pantry and library, and set up some new computers.
We will be organizing and landscaping for Benton Harbor Street Ministries, an organization that helps to provide afterschool programs for the children of Benton Harbor.
Join us as we perform greatly-needed service at the Berrien Country Cancer Center. We will be doing yard work along with any other projects that are requested. We look forward to having you as part of this event.
Come and join us as we have our own personal fun at the Berrien Country Youth Fair. We will be helping to clean up and give the location an updated look. Join us in the fun-filled event.
Come and join this amazing project. We will be headed to the Berrien Springs Community Libary. We will be helping in the task of cleaning shelves and organizing books. This is a great project to come to with all your friends on Change Day.
You must be approved by your department to be part of this event. The Career Fair is for community high school students to understand future career options. Be a part of their journey by giving them a head start there!
Join us as we help to clean up the flag pole area after our intial sending out party for Change Day. Taking down tables, grills, cleaning up from breakfast. This is a great event to be part of while at the same time staying close to home. It will be a fun-filled time.
Come and join some of our local churchs as we go out and serve the City of Benton Harbor. We will be helping to move some items and organizing some offices. Come and join in the fun of helping our local city.
Come and join us as we ignite our passion for art. At the Crayon Box we will be helping out by painting classrooms.
Join a small group of us who will be washing blocks and helping to clean up exhibits at Curious Kids Museum in Saint Joseph, Michigan.
We will be helping out with a variety of cleaning projects that are needed at this business. This is truly a project that helps out a local business in town.
This site is sponsored by: Campus Ministries Prayer Ministries:
Come and join us as we go out to our local community and pray for people.This is a great way for the community to get to know Andrews University, at the same time we get to pray for our community. Prayer can do powerful things, so come and join this great effort.
Come and join us as we head out to Eau Claire SDA School. This is an opportunity to interact and have an impact on today's growing leaders. This will be a great event if you wish to interact with kids. We will be helping out in the classrooms on this day. Come and join the fun.
This site is adopted by BSCF.
Come and join us as we prepare the Community Food Pantry for the Kids Backpack Program, and other projects in the warehouse. Bring closed-toe shoes and bring clothes that you don't mind getting dirty.
Help out as we become true friends of Jean Klock Park. We will be clearing plant species from the local sand dunes. Join us and become a true friend of nature.
God's Abundant Pantry, is an on-campus ministry that supports local students and families with weekly food donations. Join us while we work on the following projects: Needed are people who have experience painting while working on ladders, working outside cleaning windows, food crates and garbage containers, working inside cleaning windows, floors, serving tables and freezers, moving cases of food and stocking shelves.
Adopted by the School of Architecture & Interior Design
In this project we will be heading out to help with two projects. Both projects will consist of painting, staining cabinets, installing doors, cleaning, landscaping, and much more. This will be a fun project for the whole group.
Come and help with Habor Country Missions as we help them with painting their clothing area, painting their warehouse, and helping build some of their racks. Come join their other ste as they reorganize their warehouse for the upcomig season.
This is a sponsored event for social work students. Please see the department if you want to sign up.
We will be working to help make Harbor of Hope Church even more friendly to the people who they serve daily. We will be doing some lawn work and some landscaping.
Spend some time outdoors working on the Andrews trails for the upcoming Harvest Run. We’ll be setting up signage for the run as well as grooming the trail to ensure it’s free of trip hazards and is generally looking good for our guests.
Come and join us as we renovate and upgrade Lamson's courtyards!
Come and join us as we renovate and upgrade Lamson's courtyards!
Join us at Love Creek Nature Center for cleaning and renovating their walking and nature trails. Love Creek is a 200-acre natural park just outside of Berrien Springs.
We will be heading out to Mars Elementary to help out with their painting project. This will truly be a colorful event. Tons of fun for the whole group.
This site is adopted by the AFIA Club!
At this event we will be doing some outdoor yard work like pruning, weeding, and working with mulch. We will also be having some fun inside, washing windows and also taking care of some other items. Join us in a fun-filled event.
Join Councilman Oliver Davis, Pastor Rey Everett, and a collaboration of Michiana Adventist churches as we work to clean up South Bend and make the community a welcoming place for the residents.
The Michiana Initiative is the collaboration of the South Bend Adventist churches along with First Church (Thorstur Thordarson), Berean (Rey Everett), Praise Fellowship (Earl Baldwin), The Grace Place (Hyveth Wiliams) and Niles Westside (Darrel LeRoux).
We have a series of activities and services over the several months leading up to the meetings that bring all of our churches together for fellowship and growth. Pastor Everett overseas Community Services activities and hopes to again bring our churches together along with Andrews students and the City of South Bend.
Join us as we return for a third year to assist this local non-profit with organizing their resale store.
This site is adopted by the School of Social Work.
Join us as we head out to Neighbor 2 Neighbor to:
See you there!
Come and join us as we help at the Niles Public Library. We will be helping out in organizing, cleaning and much more.This will be fun for the whole group.
We will be going and helping out at the YMCA in Niles. We will be helping out in the pool, at the fit desk, in the aerobic room, and track area. We will be helping to clean, organize, and help out in any other way needed.
Come and join us as we help to renovate the parent visiting rooms. This will be a great chance to help support families who are going through a hard time. This work will truly be appreciated.
Help us get pictures from each site, by being a traveling media team. You will join a small group of photographers to travel to various sites to get video footage and pictures of our volunteers!
*Must have experience
*Must bring their own equipment
Come and join us as we hand out succulents to some of the residents at this facility. This will be a fun event to connect with a population of people who are sometimes forgotten. Join us as we make a change to that status.
Come help Reins of Life and the theraputic horseback riding center, as we set up for a horse show.
* Due to limited parking at the location you MUST RIDE WITH ANDREWS UNIVERSITY TRANSPORTATION.
Come and join us as we head out to Road to Life Church. While we are at this location we will be helping with some landscaping.
Join us as we take a quick jump over to Ruth Murdoch. We will be helping out in the classrooms. This will be a great oppertunity to interact with today's growing leaders. This will be a fun event for the whole team.
This project has been adopted by the Andrews University Gymnics.
We will be taking down and reorganizing after a youth rally event. This will be a great event location to get behind and help out.
Join us as we get into the demo spirit. We will be helping out with removing the old wood for some old viewing platforms. We will then be chipping the wood for the trails. This will be a fun project to bring out your childhood energy. Join before all spots in this project are filled.
Come and join us as we go and hit the beach. We will be helping in cleaning our beautiful local beach. This will be a fun event for the whole group. Not only do we get to go to the beach, but we also get to serve our local community.
Come and join us as we go and clean headstones. This will mean a lot to the people who come and visit the gravesite of their loved ones.Spots are limited so make sure to sign up soon.
Join us in Edwardsburg, Michigan, as we plant flowers and trees for the sports complex.They are a non-profit organization that believes every community needs a place where kids, community and athletics come together.
Fixing and staining furtinue, assisting in gardens, other basic cleaning and organizing at this assisted living facility.
Join us as we organize kits for seniors for the Senior's Day of Action. We will help to prepare for this large event in collaboration with United Way of Southwest Michigan.
Come and join us as we head out to the Village Adventist School. This will be a fun event to help shape today's growing leaders. We will be helping out in the classroom, and helping out with other projects that are needing assistance at the school,
This project is sponsored by the School of Architecture at the Wolf's Prairie playground in downtown Berrien Springs. We will be working to place new mulch for children to play on and refreshing the playground!
Join us to bring the joy of music to this assisted living facility.