FUSION Day of Service 2021

Saturday, August 21st, 2021 from 8:30am to 1:00pm
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About

FUSION is the University of Kentucky's day of service. It takes place each year during K Week and is designed to connect incoming students with each other, the Lexington community, and the University of Kentucky. This year, FUSION will be held on Saturday, August 21st, 2021  from 8:30 am until 1:00 pm. 

Online event registration closes on Saturday, August 21st at 8:00 a.m. EST or until all sites are full. On-site registration is available the day of starting at 8:00 a.m. outside of the Gatton Student Center Ballroom

The University of Kentucky does not require students to be vaccinated, however, some of our community partners do require volunteers to be vaccinated. Please note that in order to volunteer with some of our community partners you must abide by their requirements including but not limited to providing proof of COVID 19 vaccination and/or wearing masks.  If a partner requires volunteers to be vaccinated against COVID-19, it will be mentioned in the shift description so please read carefully when selecting your volunteer sites.
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Any time before each shift ends or when space runs out.
Requirement Details
Wondering if you should register to volunteer? Based on the CDC guidelines, we are asking you the following questions:
  1. Have you been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19? See the CDC’s risk assessment guidance.

  2. Do you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19? Symptoms can include a cough or shortness of breath or at least two of the following: Fever, Chills, Repeated shaking with chills, Muscle pain, Headache, Sore throat, New loss of taste or smell. See the CDC’s symptom information.

If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, we ask you not to register. We are doing all we can to align with best practices and keep our community healthy.

Additionally, the University of Kentucky does not require students to be vaccinated, however, some of our community partners do require volunteers to be vaccinated. Please note that in order to volunteer with some of our community partners you must abide by their requirements including but not limited to providing proof of COVID 19 vaccination and/or wearing masks.  If a partner requires volunteers to be vaccinated against COVID-19, it will be mentioned in the shift description so please read carefully when selecting your volunteer sites.
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123 Positions Filled | 91 Impacts | 402 Hours

Shifts (7)

1 - 7 of 7 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
 
African Cemetery No. 2, Inc.8:30am (ET)1:00pm (ET)
160 Ave. of Champions
Ballroom C
Lexington, KY 40506
Volunteers will work on landscaping and preparing the park for walking tours.

Students will meet in the Student Center Ballroom C at 8:30am EST and will then be transported by bus to
419 E 7th St, Lexington, KY 40508
28/50Over
Campus Kitchen at the University of Kentucky8:30am (ET)1:00pm (ET)
160 Ave. of Champions
Ballroom C
Lexington, Kentucky 40506
Description: The Campus Kitchen at the University of Kentucky simultaneously addresses hunger and food waste by recovering unused food from dining halls, groceries, restaurants, and farms and turning it into meals for local agencies. At this cooking shift, volunteers address food waste by preparing healthy meals recovered from Kroger to...8/10Over
Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning8:30am (ET)1:00pm (ET)
1160 Avenue of Champions
Lexington, KY 40506
Student Center Ballroom C
Volunteers will clean the building mostly focusing on bookshelves, window sills, baseboards, outside doors, and wiping down surfaces. Volunteers may also be asked to organize books, files, or a craft closet. All materials will be supplied.Students will meet in the Student Center Ballroom C at 8:30 am EST and then...7/7Over
Kentucky Horse Park8:30am (ET)1:00pm (ET)
1160 Avenue of Champions
Lexington, KY 40506
Student Center Ballroom C
Assisting in barns with maintenance, cleaning pastures, stalls or walkways, weeding gardens, picking up sticks.

Students will meet in the Student Center Ballroom C at 8:30 am EST and then will be transported by bus to 4089 Iron Works Pkwy
25/50Over
Living Arts and Science Center8:30am (ET)1:00pm (ET)
160, Ave of Champions, Lexington
Lexington, KY 40508
Ballroom C
Volunteers will work on cleaning, organizing, and outdoor work. 

Volunteers will meet at the Gatton Studnet Center Ballroom C at 8:30 am for a short orientation and will then head out as a group to 362 North Martin Luther King via bus.
12/19Over
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Bluegrass8:30am (ET)1:00pm (ET)
160 Ave. of Champions
Student Center Ballroom C
Lexington, KY 40506
Volunteers will assist with outdoor projects such as painting, landscaping, and general clean-up.COVID 19 VACCINATION PROOF REQUIRED: The University of Kentucky does not require students to be vaccinated, however, some of our community partners do require volunteers to be vaccinated. Please note that in order to volunteer with some of our...8/8Over
Secretariat Center8:30am (ET)1:00pm (ET)
160 Ave. of Champions
Student Center Ballroom C
Lexington, KY 40506
Volunteers will work on cleaning, painting, and landscaping projects. 

Students will meet in the Studnet Center Ballroom C at 8:30am EST and will then be transported by bus to 4155 Walt Robertson Rd.
32/32Over