Cultural Contribution Opportunities

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 Up Coming Off Campus Opportunities


History Fest, Glean Team, Rake the Town with VINE and Nature's Nook contact Gregory Wilkins via or 507-389-5789

Twin Rivers Council for the Arts Seeks Reception Host:

Council of Local Organizations for Volunteer Enhancement:

School Sisters of Notre Dame Earth and Spirituality Librarian:

Riverside Regional Pet

Contact Denise Billington-Just for additional opportunity possibilities: or 507-389-5789

 On Going On Campus Opportunities

Community Engagement Office

CSU 173                                                 

Mankato, MN 56001

Mission Statement: The Campus Kitchens Project, Mankato is a groundbreaking initiative that involves college students in the recovery of leftover food from campus residence halls to serve meals to families and adults in need.  Currently there have been over 4,000 MSU students involved.

Contact:          Denise Billington-Just

                        Phone: 507 389-6076


Direct Services and Recipients: You may volunteer for a cooking or delivery shift, plan a food drive, or hold a fundraiser. Let us educate you or your organization about domestic hunger.  Help us secure donations.


CSU 194

Mission Statement: It is our mission to provide support, advocacy, referral and service of community to LGBTQQA Students.  Through education, programming, and activism, we heighten campus and community awareness of LGBTQQA concerns. 

Contact:          Jessica Flatequal, Program Director

                        Phone:  (507) 389-5131

                        Fax:      (507) 389-5632


Direct Services and Recipients: South Central Minnesota Pride; Coming-Out Week; World Aids Day.  Eliminate Hate Week; speakers’ panels; other LGBT-affiliated events.


  • Somali Student Association After School Tutoring and Mentoring


    Mission Statement: The primary goal of the after-school tutoring and mentoring program is to motivate and encourage the youth to pursue higher education while helping them connect with caring adults (college students) who provide help with day to day homework assignments and reading.

    Contact:          Sharmarke Issa

                            Phone:   (612) 242-2001

                            Fax:       (507) 389-5992



    Direct Services and Recipients: The program provides services for the community through tutoring and mentoring of students in K-12.  Requirements and/or Restrictions For Service: The only requirement is to be professional in conduct while participating in the program. 


  • Barb Bergman

    MSU Library ML 3097

    Mankato, MN 56001


    Zonta Club of Mankato

    P. O. Box 915

    Mankato, MN 56002-0915


    Contact:          Phone:    (507) 345-4629 ex. 32         


    Mission Statement:  Zonta is an international service organization made up of professional women with the goal of working to improve the status and conditions of women and children through local and international projects.

    Contact:          Barb Bergman

                            Phone:    (507) 389-5945          

    Email: or


    Direct Services and Recipients:  Zonta plants and maintains the city garden at Riverfront and Madison.  We will need assistance for a day or two in May.  Requirements and/or Restrictions for Service:  None

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