Media Advisory: Make a Difference Day Locations

Thursday 22, 2015

“Make a Difference Day,” a nationwide event that celebrates neighbors helping neighbors and the power of all individuals to improve someone's life, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 24.  The Northern Michigan University Volunteer Center is coordinating the event locally. More than 1,000 student and community volunteers are expected to help rake leaves and do other yard work for senior citizens and individuals with disabilities in the local communities of Marquette, Negaunee, Ishpeming, Harvey and Gwinn.

The NMU students and community volunteers will check in at 8 a.m. at NMU’s University Center before heading to their assigned locations in area communities around 10 a.m. Here are some Marquette locations where they will be working: 1415 Kimber, 1706 Mildred, 1700 block of Kildahl and 1204 West Ave.

For more information on this event, contact the NMU Volunteer Center by calling 906-227-2466 or email

Kristi Evans
News Director