Student Leadership and Involvement

Make A Difference Day

Tentative Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020

Make a Difference Day is the most encompassing national day of helping others—a celebration of neighbors helping neighbors. Everyone can participate. 

Service Location Request Form

Community members that would like to have volunteers come to their home, register online. Forms are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, October 9, 2020.

Volunteer Registration

Students, staff, or faculty who would like to volunteer for Make a Difference Day as an individual or part of a student group, register online. Registration is due by 5 p.m. on Monday, October 12, 2020.

Questions about registering as a service location or volunteer, please contact Husky Helpers at 906-487-1963 or huskyhelpers@mtu.edu


 Assessment: Make a Difference Day 2019

  • 561 students participated
  • 51 different service sites

Assessment: Make a Difference Day 2018

  • 460 students participated
  • 53 different service sites
  • 69 Student Organizations/Residence Halls participated

Assessment: Make a Difference Day 2017

  • 569 students participated
  • 47 different service sites
  • 76 Student Organizations/Residence Halls participated

Assessment: Make a Difference Day 2016

  • 667 students participated
  • 40 different service sites
  • 77 Student Organizations/Residence Halls participated

Assessment: Make a Difference Day 2015

  • 497 students participated
  • 57 different service sites
  • 56 Student Organizations/Residence Halls participated

Assessment: Make a Difference Day 2014

  • 507 students participated
  • 43 different service sites
  • 61 Student Organizations/Residence Halls participated