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Students prepare to rake leaves in community for Make a Difference Day

Students prepare to rake leaves in community for Make a Difference Day

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor October 19, 2021

Since 1992, Make a Difference Day has been recognized every fourth Saturday of October as a national holiday dedicated to volunteering. Northern Michigan University's contribution to this tradition has...

Get up and rake some lawns Oct. 24. Students and volunteers will be raking lawns to help out the community and gain valuable community service hours. Photo courtesy of Melanie Kreutz on Unsplash

Volunteers gave back to community for Make a Difference Day

Jesse Wiederhold October 26, 2020

Make a Difference Day occurred Saturday, Oct. 24. Make a Difference Day is a chance for students to give back to their community and spread positivity through acts of kindness. It always lands on the...

Photo by Lindsey Eaton: From left to right, NMU freshman nursing major Amanda Newton, senior history major Dan Feenstra and sophomore environmental studies and sustainability major Brian Shier, members of the campus ministry Cru, volunteer for “Make a Difference Day,” a nationwide time of community service on Oct. 28, raking the yard of a Negaunee family. Meanwhile, snow flurries.

Making a difference: Students rake lawns of Marquette residents in need

Noah Hausmann November 2, 2017

The Oct. 23 gale-force storm, in which trees toppled onto houses and power lines and strong winds ripped off even green leaves from branches, left its share of damage and perhaps more mounds of leaves...

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