• Seoul, Korea: On May 15, Yale alumni volunteers prepared and served a meal to those less fortunate at the Sojoonghan People Center.

  • Atlanta, GA: Spearheaded by graduates of the Yale School of Management, alumni and friends gave time to the Atlanta Community Food Bank (ACFB) Product Rescue Center.

  • Wilmington, DE: The Yale Day of Service team sorted and organize canned goods and other food items at the Sunday Breakfast Mission.

  • Portland, OR: This very family friendly site had Yale volunteers working as part of Project Lemonade which provides foster youth with a free back-to-school shopping experience each August.

  • Grand Rapids, MI: Members of the Yale community worked to prepare Indian Trails Camp for children with a wide range of disabilities who attend the camp in the summer.

  • Rochester, NY: For the third year in a row, the Yale Alumni Corporation of Rochester held their annual Yale Day of Service event at Cameron Community Ministries, a local urban outreach center.

  • Bozeman, MT: On May 3, alumni and friends partnered with the Bozeman Area Community Foundation to support over 100 area non-profits in their big fundraising FInale! event.

  • New Haven, CT: A popular service site every year is the Connecticut Food Bank where alumni, their families and friends, sort and package food for their less fortunate neighbors.

At A Glance

A short “by the numbers” overview of the Yale Day of Service in 2016:

20 Countries
40 U.S. States
250 Service Sites
3500+ Participants
94% Felt They Made A Real Difference
Check out the Storify snapshot of the         Yale Day of Service 2016 here!



Service to others is one of the joys and responsibilities that comes with a Yale education. The way our alumni come together around the globe to express the values that we all share is an inspiration to me and many others on campus.

President Peter Salovey '86 PhD