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Click here to sign up for our daily Serve912 trips!

Click the link above to sign up! Volunteers must ride to the site on our vans, it is part of the experience! Weekday trips depart from Russell Union 1056; Saturday trips depart from the Russell Union info desk. Trips marked with an asterisk (*) require a background check and approval from a community liaison before you can volunteer. Contact for more information. Once trips are full for each week, they will no longer appear on the link above.

Serve912 Trip Schedule:
Mondays:  3pm-5:15pm – Statesboro Library*
Tuesdays: 2pm-4pm – Westwood Nursing Home, 3:30pm-5:30pm – After School Program & After School Garden Program @ Mill Creek*
Wednesdays: 9am-11am – CSM Thrift Store & Food Pantry, 11:15am-1:15pm – Statesboro Food Bank, & After School Garden Program @ Sallie Z.*
Thursdays: 3:30pm-5:30pm – After School Program & After School Garden Program @ Julia P.*
Fridays: 10:15am-12:30pm – Food Bank, 1pm-4pm – Habitat for Humanity ReStore, 2pm – 4pm – Heritage Inn
Saturdays: 8:45am-12pm – Habitat for Humanity Construction, 10:45am-1pm – Soup Kitchen

Women’s Fashion and Fitness Expo

Running Shoes

When: Friday, April 6 from 10am-2:30pm or 2pm-7:30pm

Where: Desoto Hilton in Savannah

What: Join us on Friday, April 6 to work the Women’s Fashion and Fitness Expo at the Desoto Hilton from 10am-2:30pm or 2pm-7:30pm handing out runner gifts, race bibs, etc. Students will receive volunteer hours for working this event as well as a volunteer t-shirt and a meal.

Students could also earn free entry to the 2018 or 2019 Publix Savanah Run (5k or half marathon options available), a free entry to the 2018 Savannah River Bridge Run, or to the Savannah Invitational Basketball Tournament held in November.

The link to register is provided below


2018 Publix Savannah Women’s Half Marathon & 5k


When: Saturday, April 7 from 6am-12pm

Where: Forsyth Park, Savannah

What: Volunteers will assist in preparing post-race goodie bags for runners, preparing and handing out finisher medals, and check-in and check-out of gear check bags. A free race entry or a ticket to the Savannah Invitational is also available to anyone who volunteers. A volunteer t-shirt and lite refreshments will be provided to volunteers as well.

The link to register is provided below
Contact: if you have any questions!

Spring Into Fun Week at Georgia Regional Hospital Savannah

Spring Into Fun
There are some awesome and fun activities coming up with GRHS at the end of the month. They are having a kickball tournament, walk-a-thon, birthday social, bingo, fashion show, and a Suicide Risks presentation.
All volunteers are welcome to help with prep/decorations, break down, helping during the events, or just to attend for fun of course!
GRHS would love to have you come out! Walk your therapy dog in the fashion show? Encourage patients and walk some laps during the walk-a-thon? Cheer on and help your kickball team win? Serve and eat cupcakes? All fun, all engagement, all for a good cause.

Please contact Jessica Mathis at if you have any questions!

Color for a Cause!

When: Tuesday, March 13th from 5pm to 7pm

Where: Statesboro Mall, 718 Northside Drive East

What: During the event, we are provided with a mural and coloring supplies and given two hours to color. Judges will select the most creative mural for a prize donation. Throughout the event, shoppers can show their receipt and earn a point for the organization of their choice. The organization with the most points receives a prize donation. All the murals will be uploaded online for the community to vote for their favorite mural to be featured in the Mall! We will need people to come help us color, support us by shopping, and helping us give out information and talk with local residents!

How: Learn more at

Volunteers needed to represent Georgia Southern on St. Patrick’s Day!

When: Saturday, March 17th from 8am to 1:30pm – Transportation will be provided from the Armstrong Campus at 7:30am

Where: Students can park at our Armstrong Campus and ride to the set up point or travel on their own to downtown. Official transportation to the checkpoint will leave the Armstrong Campus at 7:30 a.m. Students who chose not to ride official transportation will be in charge of their own transportation and parking needs to downtown. Self transporters will need to meet up at the corner of Habersham and Huntingdon Streets by 8 a.m. and check in at the float entry with an official staff member. All participants not riding official transportation from the Armstrong Campus must check in by 8 a.m. Late check-ins will not be permitted to walk with the float entry.

What: Volunteers needed for one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in the country! Up to 50 students total (25 from each campus) are needed and will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Each student participant will be given a shirt to wear in the parade and lunch that afternoon. The parade usually ends around 1-1:30 and students will be treated to boxed lunches. Students that rode from the Armstrong campus will be transported back to their vehicles.

How: Read more details and register at

Volunteer at Bulloch County’s Fishing Rodeo!

When: 9am to 12pm March 21st – 23rd, shifts are available.

Where: Fletcher Park at 707 North Main Street (also known as Lakeview Road).

What: Help staff with event set-up and cleanup, help participants bait hooks, help measure fish, socialize with participants, prep and serve food, assist with the award ceremony. 70 volunteers are needed for this event.

How: Email

Volunteer at Bethany Lodge 70’s Party!

When: Thursday, March 22nd from 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Where: Bethany Lodge in Statesboro, Assisted Living Facility

What: Students will be helping set up for the 70’s party, serving the residents dinner, helping with activities during the party and then helping clean up after the party has ended.

How: Sign up at

Volunteer at Langston Chapel Middle School STEAM Night!

When: Thursday, March 22nd from 2pm to 9pm – Shifts are available if you can’t stay the whole time.

Where: 156 Langston Chapel Rd, Statesboro, GA 30458

What: This night offers students and their families the opportunity to experience hands on activities in the areas of math and science. We also include our career initiatives with this.  We invite various companies and organizations to come and showcase at booths around the event.

How: Email or call 912-212-8720

Volunteer at Bethany Lodge’s Easter Egg Hunt Party!

When: Friday, March 30th from 9:15am to 1:00pm

Where: 201 Johnson St, Statesboro, GA 30458

What: Students will help residents with decorating Easter Eggs and help residents participate in the Easter Egg Hunt Party. Students will also help with setting up and cleaning up the Easter Egg supplies.

How: Sign up here!

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Volunteer as a tutor with Restoring the Breach

Click here to find times when you can work with Restoring the Breach at the Statesboro Library.

Help pack backpacks for Backpack Buddies

We are happy to have volunteers to pack backpacks at First Baptist Church each Wednesday at 5:00. Volunteers should come to 108 N. Main Street and enter through the doors under the covered drive thru at the back of the building. After entering the building, turn left and go up the first flight of stairs. Enter the 2nd floor of Kidz Place at the top of the stairs and report to the first room on the left to assist with packing.

Last updated: 3/19/2018