Back the Bend

CommUniversity Day 2016

Update: Please see the Day-Of Timeline for April 2nd.

Design and paint “Art Crosswalks,” for example between Notre Dame Avenue and Howard Street. Paint fun, eye-catching crosswalk art.

Paint Bicentennial Soldier Fire Hydrants around historic South Bend and residential areas. Design is provided, but still calls for creativity!

Volunteers will work at the beautiful Kelly Park on a series of beautifying and cleanup projects to promote the general health and look of the grounds.

REAL Services assists seniors with the goal to allow them to live in the comfort of their home. This gentleman lives on 40 acres and we need volunteers to spruce up his landscaping!

Rebuilding Together helps revitalize communities through assisting residents with their personal and professional lives. This event will include the packaging of supplies at their warehouse that will be used for the Skilled Trades Day and Community Volunteer Build Day.

The Robinson Community Learning Center will be repainting 12 murals on their exterior walls. The murals will be stenciled before the day of the event.

Helping set up playground equipment and sprucing up the playground area for kids at El Campito.

Planting in Unity Gardens. Unity Gardens is a sustainable local food system that aims to provide fresh, healthy food for anyone, and bring diverse people together.

A few blocks west of Riley High School and right next to the Crooked Ewe Brewery, students will help cleanup the mouth of Bowman Creek--stretching from St. Joseph to Carroll Street.

Leeper Park is undergoing a collaborative effort to build a garden with the community.

The design is underway! Volunteers will paint and finish the South Bend-inspired mural on the day of the event.

This is an opportunity for volunteers to do some spring cleaning along the Riverwalk, by removing trash and debris from along the trail.

Volunteers are needed to complete various construction, painting, and cleaning tasks at the historic 1905 house in South Bend.

The Michiana Interfaith Crawl is designed for all students, Catholic or otherwise, to share in the beauty of various faith traditions with their peers. The purpose of the Interfaith Crawl is to help students dive deeper into what it means to be faithful by immersing themselves in different faith traditions.