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 8:15a.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 AU 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|
|8:30a.m.-8:50a.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|
|2:00 p.m.||Travel||Travel back to campus|
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.
Join CYE as they head out their Adopt a Highway. This is a great project. The CYE will be happy to have anyone come and join them in this project. CYE highly appreciates anyone that comes and joins them.
Must be approved by Transportation.
This site is adopted by the SPLAD Department, Andrews Explore & J.N. Honors
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 that 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.
Join us as we do a greatly needed service at the Berrien Country Cancer. We will be doing yard work along with any other project that are much needed. We look forward to having you be a 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 us as we 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 ogranizing some offices. Come and join in the fun of helping our local city.
Join a small group of us who will be washing blocks and helping to clean up exhibits at Curious Kids Museum in Saint Joseph, MI.
Join us as we head out to this project. We will be helping out with a variety of cleaning project that are needed at this business. This is truly a project that helps out a local business in town. Come and help out.
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 Univerisity, at the same time we get to pray for our community. Prayer can do powerful things, so come a 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 in 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 toed shoes and bring clothes that you don't mind getting dirty.
Adopted by the Architecture Department:
In this project we will be heading out to help with two projects. Both projects with consist of painting, staining cabinets, installing doors, cleaning, landscaping, and much more. This will be a fun project of 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 so of their racks. Come jon ther other ste as they reorganize their warehouse for the upcomig season.
We will be working to help make Harbor of Hope even more friendly to the people who they serve daily. We will be doing some lawn work and interior cleaning.
Join Councilman Oliver Davis, Pastor Rey Everett, and a collaboration of Michiana SDA 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 SDA Churches along with Niles-WestSide. First Church- Thrrostur Thordarson, Berean-Rey Everett, Praise Fellowship-Earl Baldwin, The Grace Place-Hyveth Wiliams and Niles West-Side-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 3rd year to assist this local non-profit with organizing their resale store.
Come and join us as we come out and help the Niles Public Library. We will be helping out in organizing, cleaning, and much more. We will truly be diving into a world full of books. This will be fun for the whole group.
Join us as we head to Niles SDA School. Here we will be helping out in the classrooms. This will be a perfect oppertunity to participate in a project that envolves interaction with kids. So if you are interetesed in this type of event, make sure you sign up before all the spots are gone. This will be a project to remember.
Come and join us as we hand out succulents to some of the residents at this facility. This will be a fun event to get to connect with a population of people that are sometimes forgotten. Join us as we make a change to that status.
Come help Reins of Life prepare for their dressage show with setting up out door arena with special cones and posts. We will also prepare the dressage packets as well as pasture maintenance which involves raking and stall preparation.
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. Come and join the road we are walking on this day.
This project has been adopted by AU Gymnics.
We will be taking down, and reorganizing after a youth ralley event. This will be a great event location to get behind and help out. Come join us in the atmosphere of service.
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 also 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 clean headstones. This will truly be a change project that will mean a ton to the people that come and visit the grave site of lost love ones. This is a great project to sign up for. Spots are limited so make sure to sign up soon.
Join us in Edwardsburg Michigan, as we plant flowers & 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 & 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 Actions. We will help to prepare for this large event in collaboration with the United Way of southwest michigan.
This project is sponsored by Architecture Department, the Wolfs Prairie playground in downtown Berrien Springs, we will be working to place new mulch for children to play on and refresh the playground!
We will be going and helping out at the YMCA in Niles. We will be doing a variety of things. 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. This will be a fun project at the YMCA.
Come and join us as we helpout at the YMC. We will be helping in a variety of jobs. 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 to help out.
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 this fun filled event.
Come and join us as we head out to the AU Observatory and help clean up the observatory. Come and reach for the stars with us.
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 to work on various tasks around the office like putting together welcome packets for Harvest Run, making up welcome ribbons for honored classes and more.
This site is open to AU employees only (staff and faculty)
Tasks: Cleaning & getting the wellness center ready for Grand Opening (may include moving things).
Come and help a high schooler see the bible in a different way. We will be connecting with Andrews Academy students.
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!
Join us as we head over to the Benton Harbor Public libary. We will be helping out with cleaning, organizing books, and anything else that they might need help with. This will be a fun project to participate with all your friends. Come and join in this great project.
Come and join this amazing project. We will be headed to the heading out 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 on 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 apart of, while at the same time staying close to home. This will truly be a fun filled event.
Come and join us as we ignite our passion for Art. At the Crayon box we will be helping out in painting classrooms. This will be a great project to be apart of.
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 oncampus ministry that supports local students and families with weekly food donations. Join us on 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 freezes, moving rotate cases of food and stock shelves,
This is a social work students sponsored event. Please see the department if you want to sign up.
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.
Join us as be dive straight into a fun filled painting project. We will be heading out to Mars Elementary to help out with their painting pot project. This will truly be a colorful event. Tons of fun for the whole group.
This site is adopted by: AFIA Club!
Join us in the event as we head out to Michiana Fil-Am SDA Church. At this event we will be doing some outdoor yard work like pruning, weeding, and workign with mulch. We will also be having some fun inside. We will be washing windows, and also taking care of some other items. Join us in a fun filled event.
This site is adopted by: Social Work Department.
Join us as we head out to Neighbor 2 Neighbor to:
See you there!
Come and join us as we help to renovate the parental visiting rooms. This will be a great change to help support family that are going thtough a hard time. This work will truly be appreciated. This is a great project to be apart of.
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
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.
Come and join us as we go an 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 head out Village Adventist Academy. 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,
At Village Adventist Elementary School we will be painting, doing a shed repair, clearing the fence line, and helping out in the classrooms. It will truly be a village effort.