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Newman Center Phone-A-Thon


  • Newman Center 320 North 16th Street Lincoln, NE, 68508 United States (map)

Every year, the Newman Center is able to offer opportunities to students that can be life-changing! We often don’t consider that all we do– community nights, classes, pro-life activities, mission trips, FOCUS, and the daily Sacraments offered, turn the lights on, have toilet paper, have wifi– all cost money to make available.

If you've benefitted from the Newman Center, we ask you to consider being part of our annual student fundraiser beginning Feb. 18th. 100% of our parishioners are college students that can’t always give money, but can donate time instead! We really need you!

WHAT IS PHONE-A-THON

Beginning Feb. 18th and ending March 4 (catch up day on March 11), student volunteers gather in the Newman Center basement to call people to tell them about the awesome things going on at Newman and ask for a donation. Everyone we call has a previous connection to Newman and many are expecting our call! We’ll give you a phone, script, drinks, fresh-baked cookies, games, and prizes for getting donations! Some prizes are based on hours volunteered; this year’s prizes include: HuskerCatholic tech sticker sheet (6 hrs), HuskerCatholic socks (12 hrs), HuskerCatholic quarter-zip jacket (20 hrs), HuskerCatholic dri-duck jacket (25hrs).

HOW TO VOLUNTEER

Sign up for shifts online via the button below or (after Feb. 5) on the big boards floating around Newman. Lists will be consolidated, no need to sign up both places. Then, simply show up to your shift!


TEAM COMPETITION

Gather 5 friends and compete against other teams to win cool prizes including dinner in the rectory (grand prize), out to eat with the priests, a trip to the dairy store, or pizza for your team. Forms are at the front desk now, due Feb. 16th.

PRIZES 1st Place: Dinner in the Rectory with Fr. Matya and Fr. Mills!!! • 2nd Place: Out to eat with a cool priest (or two) • 3rd Place: A trip for a treat at the infamous Dairy Store • 4th, 5th, and 6th Places: $25 gift card out to eat

BONUS MONEY will be added to your final team total by turning in this form by these dates: February 5th: add $1,000 to your final total • February 12th: add $500 to your final total • If each member signs up for 2 shifts by February 12th: add $500 to your final total

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