Manhattan Good Neighbors
Manhattan Good Neighbors (MGN) is a student program designed specifically to focus on fostering development with neighborhoods surrounding the K-State campus. MGN provides opportunities for students and permanent residents to build and maintain positive relationships through direct service opportunities, ranging from neighborhood clean-ups and community service projects to disaster preparedness trainings and voter registration initiatives.
MGN also leads the Manhattan Good Neighbors Task Force, a joint venture with the City of Manhattan which was formed to address community challenges like ensuring a clean, safe, and welcoming residential environment for all K-State and Manhattan residents. Task force partners include the City of Manhattan, Kansas State University, Manhattan Landlords Association, Riley County Police Department, Coalition of Neighborhood Associations, USD 383, Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce, Manhattan Housing Authority and others in the community.
Volunteers needed for annual Fake Patty's Day Clean Up
Manhattan Good Neighbors will host their annual Fake Patty's Day Clean Up on Sunday, March 6, 2016 the day following Fake Patty's Day from 10 AM - 12 PM. Volunteers are needed to clean up Aggieville and surrounding neighborhoods in the Manhattan area in an effort to help keep our community a safer, friendlier, and cleaner place to live. Remember: "There is nothing fake about the mess we make". For more information or interested in volunteering contact email@example.com.
Senior Assistance Volunteers Needed
If you are interested in being a neighborhood representative, volunteer, or a member of the Manhattan Good Neighbors Task Force, contact the Student Program Coordinators at firstname.lastname@example.org.