OMAHA – With more than 75 percent of incoming University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) freshmen indicating a desire for service and volunteer opportunities, access to those opportunities has never been easier thanks to the 2015 Spring Volunteer Fair being held on the UNO campus Tuesday, Feb. 24.
On Thursday, representatives from 40 of Omaha’s nonprofit organizations and causes will be at the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to discuss short and long term volunteer options with students, faculty and staff.
Organizations that will be on hand Tuesday include the American Cancer Society, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands, Habitat for Humanity, Siena Francis House, Special Olympics Nebraska and Ted E. Bear Hollow, just to name a few.
For questions about the event, please contact the Office of Civic and Social Responsibility, at 402.554.4083 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For media inquiries, please contact Charley Reed, UNO media relations coordinator, at 402.554.2129 or email@example.com.
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