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Allen Neighboorhood Center

  • Student
  • In-Person
  • Seasonal Clean-Up
47 of 50 volunteers have pledged their time

Project Description

Volunteers at Hunter Park can expect a wide range of activities depending on current growing cycles and seasonal needs. This can include seed sorting and packaging, compost and mulch spreading, weeding, watering, harvesting, tool cleaning, planting, and erecting signage.  Volunteers should wear comfortable clothing you don't mind getting dirty. We recommend wearing layers as we work rain or shine. 


All volunteers must register/check-in at the Spartan Days of Service kick-off event held in the Business College Complex, Room N130. 

All transportation will depart from the Business College Complex, and you must check in to find which bus is designated for your project.  Upon completion of your service project, you will be dropped off at the Business College.  Parking is available at the College of Law ramp, directly across from the Business College. 

Meals & T-Shirts
During check-in and the program a light breakfast will be available to all volunteers.  Prior to departure, volunteers can select a box lunch, and will receive a Spartan Days of Service t-shirt.  Vegan and gluten free options will be available.

Schedule for the Day
8:00 a.m. – Registration Opens
9:00 a.m. – Welcome & Program
9:15 a.m. - Lunches & T-Shirts  
9:40 a.m. – Load Busses
10:00 a.m. – Arrive at locations
12:00 p.m. – Volunteer opportunities conclude | Return to campus

Community Partner - Allen Neighborhood Center

Allen Neighborhood Center Accommodations

  • Must be 17 years or older

About Allen Neighborhood Center

Operated by Allen Neighborhood Center (ANC) and located within the City of Lansing’s Hunter Park, the GardenHouse and Edible Park serve as a demonstration site for year-round urban garden and farm education, and as a hub where neighbors volunteer to grow food, flowers, and community. The GardenHouse is a sustainably farmed greenhouse that grows produce for ANC’s Veggie Box Community Supported Agriculture program as well as its Breadbasket Food Pantry. Edible Park is a free-to-all, you-pick community garden and orchard serving Lansing’s Eastside with seasonal fresh food.

Allen Neighborhood Center (ANC) serves as a dynamic hub where Lansing Eastside neighbors access resources to improve their health and well-being; expand their capacity to seize job and entrepreneurial opportunities; create a strong sense of place, belonging, and community pride; and build a safe, sustainable, and thriving neighborhood.


Project Date

April 22, 2023

Project Locations and Shifts

MSU Business College Complex
632 Bogue Street
Room N130
East Lansing, MI 48824
  • 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    (3 spots available)