2016 Yale Day of Service

  • New Haven, CT: Volunteers helped to spruce up the offices of AIDs Project New Haven, the oldest AIDS service organization in the State of Connecticut.  
  • 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. 
  • 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 
  • Wilmington, DE: The Yale Day of Service team sorted and organize canned goods and other food items at the Sunday Breakfast Mission  
  • New Haven, CT: Volunteers working at English Street Garden, one of the New Haven Land Trust’s 50 community gardens providing healthy food to low income city residents. 
  • Seoul, Korea: On May 15, Yale alumni volunteers prepared and served a meal to those less fortunate at the Sojoonghan People Center. 
  • Baltimore, MD: Yale volunteers at the KIPP Academy were joined by one of the YDoS Champions of Service, former Ambassador Bisa Williams '76. 
  • Milan, Italy: Members of the Yale community helped to provide meals for those in need at The Refettorio Ambrosiano, an open dining space created in an abandoned theater. 
  • New Haven, CT: The Yale Swimming and Diving Association alumni participated with members of the current men’s and women’s teams for Swim New Haven, a morning of providing water safety instruction to local school children. 
  • 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. 
  • 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. 
  • 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. 
  • Seattle, WA: Local alumni worked on spring clean-up and landscape maintenance in one of Seattle’s most beautiful gardens, Washington Park Arboretum. 
  • Grand Rapids, MI: Members of the Yale community worked to prepare Indian Trails Camp for the disabled children who attend the camp in the summer. 
  • Manhattan, NY: The Association of Asian American Yale Alumni (AAAYA) - New York Chapter has volunteered at the Yung Wing School for over eight years. The school serves more than 800 elementary children, mostly from immigrant families. 
May 7, 2016