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Click on the links under the "Description" column for full details on each project. Below, you can also sign up for free events for community enrichment and view our completed projects!

Opportunity/Nonprofit Date/Time Location Description Register Now!
Project LinusNov., 2017Lakeland main campusBlanket-making event.Sign up now!
Project Linus (Donations)OngoingLakeland main campusDonate blankets and materials for children in need. Monetary donations can be made for materials as well.Donate now!
Community SantaOct. 5 through Dec. 7, 2017Donation boxes, Lakeland main campusProvide donations to children in need in the community.Sign up now!
Mentor Public Library Children's ProgramsOct. 24, 2017Mentor Public Library Main Branch, 8215 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060Help library staff run stations for STEAM projectSign up now!
Mentor Public Library Children's ProgramsOct. 26, 2017Mentor Public Library Main Branch, 8215 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060Glow in the dark party for kidsSign up now!
Mooreland Garden Cleanup (Fall)Oct. 26, 2017Mooreland Mansion, Lakeland main campusFall cleanup at the Mooreland Gardens on Lakeland's campus.Sign up now!
Mentor Public Library Children's ProgramsOct. 30, 2017Mentor Public Library Main Branch, 8215 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060Spooky dance party for preschoolers and parentsSign up now!
Tree Planting at Lake MetroparksNov. 3, 20173301 Lane Road, PerryTree Planting at Lake Metroparks Lake Erie Bluffs.Sign up now!
American Red Cross Blood DriveNov. 15 & 16, 2017Lakeland main campus, Y-Building (AFC)Phi Theta Kappa - American Red Cross Blood DriveSign up now!
Mentor Public Library Children's ProgramsNov. 22 2017Mentor Public Library Main Branch, 8215 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060Server Charlie Brown's Thanksgiving lunchSign up now!
Mentor Public Library Children's ProgramsNov. 27 2017Mentor Public Library Main Branch, 8215 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060Help kids decorate gingerbread housesSign up now!
Mentor Public Library Children's ProgramsNov. 27 2017Mentor Public Library Main Branch, 8215 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060Help library staff run stations for STEAM projectSign up now!
Red Kettle Campaign - Salvation ArmyDec. 2, 2017Great Lakes Mall, Mentor, OHVolunteers needed to receive donations at Salvation Army red kettles.Sign up now!
American Red Cross Blood DriveJan. 31 & 31, 2017Lakeland main campus, Y-Building (AFC)Phi Theta Kappa - American Red Cross Blood DriveSign up now!
Mooreland Garden Cleanup (Spring)April 12, 2018Mooreland Mansion, Lakeland main campusFall clean-up at the Mooreland Gardens on Lakeland's campus.Sign up now!
Headlands Beach CleanupApril 20, 2018
9-11 a.m.
Headlands Beach State ParkHelp keep our beach clean.Sign up now!
Forbes House Christmas in JulyMay 2018 - July 2018Lakeland main campusDonate everyday items such as garbage bags, paper towels, detergent, soap and more.Sign up now!
Lake County Humane Society BedsMay 2018 - July 2018Lake County Humane Society, Tyler Blvd, Mentor, OHCreate elevated dog and cat beds for humane society.Sign up now!
The Crayon InitiativeAug. - Dec., 2017Lakeland main campusCollection boxes will be placed at area restaurants and around campus to collect used/unwanted crayons.Sign up now!
The Crayon Initiative (Donations)Aug. - Dec., 2017Lakeland main campusYour donations will help cover the cost of postage for The Crayon Initiative.Donate now!
Farmpark - Create Country Lights CaricaturesSept. 1, 2017, and throughout holiday seasonLakeland main campusVolunteer with welding students and faculty.Sign up now!
Create Welding School Walls and TablesSept. 1, 2017
Ongoing
Lakeland main campusVolunteer with welding students and faculty.Sign up now!
Eyeglass RecyclingOngoingCollection box outside Lakeland HR, C-Building, Room 2103Eyeglass collection and recycling.Sign up now!

 

Free Events for the Community
Workshop Date/Time Location Description Register
Now!
Visualizing Your Data Using GIS Workshop 1Sept. 22, 2017Lakeland main campus, Building C, Room 2063A free workshop for nonprofit professionals who would like to learn more about GIS.Register
now!
How to Live: The Path of Happiness WorkshopSept. 29, 2017Lakeland main campusFree workshop presented by adjunct faculty member James Kargakos.Register
now!
Visualizing Your Data Using GIS Workshop 2Oct. 6, 2017Lakeland main campus, Building C, Room 2063A free workshop for nonprofit professionals who would like to learn more about GIS.Register
now!
Basic Computer Skills WorkshopOct. 16 and 18, 2017
1-4 p.m.
Lakeland main campus, Building C, Room 1009This workshop will present basic computer concepts, skills and techniques for people over 60.Register
now!
Free Welding 101 ClassFall 2017, TBALakeland main campus, Building E, Welding ClassroomThis workshop will present basic concepts, skills and techniques for forming and welding Toyland caricatures for Lake Farm Park's Country Lights Display.Register
now!

 

Completed and Ongoing Projects/Volunteer Positions Filled
Opportunity/Nonprofit Date/Time Location Description
Lake County Back to School BashJuly 26, 2017
9 a.m - noon
Salvation Army at 69 Pearl St., Painesville, OHOrganize/sort school supplies.
Lake County Back to School BashJuly 31, 2017
9 a.m - noon
Salvation Army at 69 Pearl St., Painesville, OHPack school supplies.
Service Learning - Back to School Bash Dental ClinicAug. 5 2017 and Aug. 2018Harvey High School, 200 W. Walnut Street, PainesvilleLakeland Commuity College dental hygiene students perform free dental exams for community members.
Poverty Simulation

Aug. 11, 2017
7:30-11 a.m. and 12:15-3:15 p.m.

Thomas W. Harvey High School, Painesville, OHInteractive immersion experience that sensitizes community participants to the realities of poverty.
Poverty SimulationAugust 14, 2017
7:30-11 a.m. and 12:15-3:15 p.m.
Thomas W. Harvey High School, Painesville, OHInteractive immersion experience that sensitizes community participants to the realities of poverty
Welding Service ProjectAugust 14-25, 2017Willoughby Fine Arts AssociationFabricate railing on new addition at Fine Arts Association
American Red Cross Blood DriveSept. 12, 2017Lakeland main campus, Y-Building (AFC)Phi Theta Kappa - American Red Cross Blood Drive
American Red Cross Blood DriveSept. 13, 2017Lakeland main campus, Y-Building (AFC)Phi Theta Kappa - American Red Cross Blood Drive
Register to Vote at the Lakeland LibrarySept. 14 through Oct. 10, 2017Lakeland main campus, Library, third floor of C-Building, room C-3051Register to vote.
National Voter Registration DaySept. 26, 2017Lakeland main campus, Student Atrium, S-BuildingHelp locals register to vote
Headlands Beach CleanupOct. 6, 2017
9-11 a.m.
Headlands Beach State ParkHelp keep our beach clean.
End 68 Hours of Hunger (Pack and Sort)October 10, 2017Lake Health Physician Office building at 1223 Mentor Avenue, PainesvilleVolunteers will sort and pack food items to be delivered to students in Lake County schools.
Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority: Staff Dining Room "Facelift"Oct. 20, 2017
9 a.m.
189 First Street, Painesville, OH 44077Painting of small staff dining room in administration building.
A Game for Cancer AwarenessOct. 21, 2017Lakeland main campus, Athletic and Fitness CenterLakeland Women's Volleyball hosts a game for cancer awareness.
Serve Lunch at Salvation ArmyOct. 27, 2017Salvation Army, 69 Pearl St., Painesville, OH, 44077Lunch program for those in need.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Festival of TreesNov. 17, 2017
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
LaMalfa Center, Heisley Road, Mentor, OHDecorate a Lakeland 50th Anniversary Theme Tree.
Service Learning - Adopt a Family UnitDec. 7, 2017Lakeland main campusLakeland students working to support the Children's Service Department of Lake County Job and Family Services.
Service Learning - Lakeland Clean Marinas ProjectJan. 2017 - presentLakeland main campus, Geospatial LabThis project will create GIS dataset and map template for marinas in Ohio registered as clean marinas by the EPA. There was also a map template created to be integrated in the EPA reports for easy reporting and interpretation.
Service Learning - Central Lake Erie Basin CollaborativeJan. 2017 - presentLakeland main campus, Geospatial LabLakeland Community College Geospatial department is developing a means of creating, analyzing and sharing spatial data for watershed managers in this region.
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