We encourage our faculty, staff and students to make volunteering a regular part of their life by reaching out and lending a helping hand through various community service projects and on-going volunteerism.
“After six years of mentorship, I continue to learn from my mentee every time we meet. Volunteering with Take Stock in Children and investing in someone else has only made me a better person.”
- Reginald Lane, UF Staff
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Taking place each third Monday in January, the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is the only federal holiday observed as a national day of service — a “day on, not a day off.” The day celebrates the life and legacy of the Civil Rights leader and exists to move the nation closer to Dr. King’s vision of a “Beloved Community” by encouraging all Americans to take the time to volunteer and invest in their community.Learn More
The Big Event is a nationwide service movement that came to UF in 2018. The Big Event is a citywide service day planned and run by University of Florida students. The day is kicked off with an opening ceremony and followed by UF students performing 3 – 4 hour service projects across Gainesville – all “For The Gator Good!”Learn More
Our communities need the support and service of the Gator Nation. Gator Clubs® and Affiliate Groups around the world unite to utilize the size and spirit of the Gator Nation to positively impact local communities. Gators will join together to support projects and programs within their local communities, using their time and talents to serve others.Learn More