Make a Difference Week

11th - 17th March 

Help drive change. 

Make a difference to your local community with a week full of fantastic opportunities. Get involved, give something back and boost your employability skills!

Make sure you log your hard work on your Skills Log to show to future employers. 


What's going on throughout the week...

Monday 11th March

British Heart Foundation | 10am-1pm | British Heart Foundation, High Street
Volunteer in British Heart Foundation's warehouse or on the shop floor to raise crucial funds for the organisation.


Oxfam | 9am-1pm or 1pm-5pm | Oxfam, High Street
Work in the Oxfam shop using your customer service skills to make a difference. 


Tuesday 12th March

Lincoln Food Bank | 10am-2pm | Newark Road
This is a fantastic opportunity to really give back to the community. You'll be involved in weighing in donated food, sorting the food and making up the vital parcels that go out to the Distribution Centres.


Lincoln Community Larder | 12pm-4pm | YMCA
At the Lincoln Community Larder you will truly be helping to drive change, taking responsibility for giving out food bank donations to members of the public. 

Wednesday 13th March

Liquorice Park spring tidy| 10am-1pm | Liquorice Park
Get your hands dirty to make the community garden at Liquorice Park a cleaner place. There'll be planting, digging and litter picking involved. 


Marie Curie Great Daffodil Appeal  | 10am-12pm or 2pm-4pm | City Centre
Take part in the Great Daffodil Appeal, collecting and giving out pin badges throughout the city centre. 


Thursday 14th March

Oxfam Bookshop | 2pm-5pm | Oxfam Bookshop
Take over a whole section of the Oxfam Bookshop to learn the full life-cycle of a donated product, from sorting, cleaning and pricing to selling!


International Bomber Command Centre Spring Tidy | 10am-1pm | International Bomber Command Centre
Get stuck in with some spring gardening at the International Bomber Command Centre, one of Lincoln's biggest tourist locations.


Linkage Donation Drive | 11am-3pm | High Street
With an aim of recieving 100 bags/donations on the day, Linkage will need lots of you to get involved in their donation drive to see their fantastic aim become a reality.


Friday 15th March

Comic Relief | All Day | Outside the SU
Bring your loose change along to outside the SU for a surprise Swanny-themed extravaganza! We all have the power to help drive change. Get involved!



Saturday 16th March

Born a Rebel workshops | 10am-12pm or 12.30pm-2pm or 2.30pm-4pm | Mansions of the Future
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for students to help deliver a series of workshops and engage participants while exploring the history of unheard female voices.

Sunday 17th March

Carholme Litter Pick | 2pm | Carholme Area
Get involved in Carholme clean-up, litter picking throughout the local area of Carholme alongside members of the public.