Event Time and Date
NIU’s second-year students are encouraged to participate in any of eighteen service events on campus and in the DeKalb and Sycamore communities during the month of February as part of Sophomore Days of Service (SDoS) sponsored by the NIU’s First- and Second-Year Experience Office.
SDoS is a month filled with community service opportunities that are designed to engage and connect second-year students within the community in a short 2-3 hour, one time volunteer commitment. Student volunteers from last year’s events stated the felt the made a difference in their community through simple acts of service.
The 2017 Sophomore Days of Service Locations include:
Thursday, February 2- Barb Food Mart, 4:30 – 6 p.m., 1515 South 4th Street, Door 28
Thursday, February 2- Huskie Student Food Pantry, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. & 12 -2 p.m., Chick Evans Field House
Friday, February 3- TAILS Humane Society, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., 2250 Barber Green Rd.
Saturday, February 4- Raven’s Husky Haven & Rescue, 12-2 p.m., 27779 Five Point Rd
Monday, February 6- Communiversity Gardens, 5-7 p.m., Altgeld Hall Room 100
Tuesday, February 7- Campus Childcare, 2:30-5:30 p.m., Campus Childcare Building
Thursday, February 9- Barb City Manor, 6-8 p.m., 680 Haish Blvd, IL
Sunday, February 12- Kishwaukee YMCA, 6:30a.m.-9:30 a.m. & 9 a.m. – noon, 2500 W. Bethany Rd.
Monday, February 13- Campus Childcare, 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Campus Childcare Building
Thursday, February 16- Barb Food Mart, 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m., 1515 South 4th St, Door 28
Monday, February 20- DeKalb Public Library, noon – 2 p.m., 309 Oak St.
Thursday, February 23- Huskie Student Food Pantry, 10 a.m. - noon & noon – 2 p.m., Chick Evans Field House
Thursday, February 23- Communiversity Gardens, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m., Altgeld Hall, Room 100
Friday, February 24- West Elementary School, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., 240 S. Fair St. Sycamore, IL
Sunday, February 26- DeKalb Area Women’s Center, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., Old Finn Hall 1021 State Street
Tuesday, February 28- Blood Drive, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Campus Life Building, Room 100
Although Sophomore Days of Service is targeted for second-year students, any student can sign up online. All events are Business Passport & Honors Engaged approved. (Blood drive will not count towards Honors Engaged).
Sign up for Sophomore Days of Service volunteer opportunities here.
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