Each year, OVP has programming that is focused on newly developed ideas intended to reach new populations and subjects that are in need of assistance, as well as traditional programs that continue to draw hundreds of volunteers.

annual programs

fall 

Thanksgiving Basket Drive | Oct 31 - Nov 14
The drive provides baskets that have all the ingredients to make a Thanksgiving feast! Drop off times and location TBD.

Holiday Toy Drive | Nov 7 - Dec 5
Each winter, OVP partners with many local agencies to collect toys for underprivileged children. On average, the drive collects over 500 toys each holiday season. Drop off times and location TBD.

Weekend Service Trip to Chicago | Dec 2 - 4
Join and travel to Chicago, IL, for the weekend to volunteer in the city. Sign up to come.

Spring 

Milwaukee Weekend Service Trip | March 10-12
iEngage: St. Louis | April 1
Community and Campus Day of Service | April 8
Volunteer Service Recognition Ceremony | April 20
Louisville Weekend Service Trip | April 21-23
National Volunteer Week | April 23-29

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