Building a new home, cleaning a graveyard and engaging with the elderly are just a few of the ways that University of Central Florida students, alumni, faculty and staff will give back to the community Saturday, Oct. 19.
The day is Knights Give Back, an annual UCF tradition that encourages members of the UCF community to volunteer and make a difference in Central Florida.
Since 2007, UCF volunteers have spent more 16,000 hours working on community service projects through Knights Give Back. During last year’s event, more than 1,000 Knights committed their Saturdays to taking part in various service projects in the area.
Some of this year’s UCF volunteers will:
In addition, members of the UCF Alumni Chapter of Chicago will volunteer with the Chicago Parks District. Activities will include planting gardens, mulching trees and other various park improvements.
For a full list of this year’s Knights Give Back volunteer projects, visit Volunteer UCF.