Volunteer: Seasonal & Special Events

These projects come around once a year, but make a lasting impact. Get your family, friends and co-workers together to make a big difference.

Please Note: These opportunities can fill up quickly, please contact our Volunteer Services Director (unless otherwise indicated) for dates, times and number of volunteers needed. Age-restrictions may apply.


Spring/Summer

  • ONE DAY WITHOUT SHOES: Every April, Cornhusker Bank sponsors their annual One Day Without Shoes drive. This is a city-wide drive and awareness campaign.
  • GARDEN PROJECTS: Help us take care of our vegetable garden throughout the summer.
  • LANDSCAPE: Help with our flowerbeds and grounds beautification around the Mission and in our Memorial Garden.

Fall

  • BACK-TO-SCHOOL BASH: Every August, Christ’s Place church throws a big back to school party complete with school supplies for our school-aged guests, help us make this event possible.
  • BACK-TO-SCHOOL PHYSICALS: Our Free Medical Clinic provides back to school physicals to uninsured kids in Lincoln, help is needed in many areas!*
  • RAISING CANE’S COAT DRIVE: Every October, Raising Canes does an annual coat drive. This is a city-wide drive and awareness campaign.
  • GOOD LIFE HALFSY: Every year, we have 200+ volunteer spots to fill for this event. Plus, every hour a volunteer helps, $10.00 is donated to PCM. (Volunteers must be 16 years or older.)

Holidays

  • STARRY NIGHTS: This is our biggest fundraising event of the year, and we can’t do it without the help of hundreds of individuals and groups! Learn more about Starry Nights here.
  • THANKSGIVING FOOD BASKETS: We distribute these through our Homeless Prevention Center, and need help with basket registration and distribution.**
  • THANKSGIVING MEAL: Spots fill up quickly for this Mission tradition of serving a sit-down Thanksgiving meal at the Shelter, so call early to reserve your spot.
  • ‘SANTA’S WORKSHOP’: Help us sort gift donations and set up a Christmas Store for our guests to shop for their kids & relatives.
  • WRAPPING PARTIES: Help our guests wrap their gifts, after they have shopped our Christmas Store. (Great for groups!)
  • CHRISTMAS FOOD BASKETS: We distribute these through our Homeless Prevention Center, and need help with basket registration and distribution.**

*Contact our Free Medical Clinic Volunteer Coordinator
**Contact our Homeless Prevention Center Volunteer Coordinator

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