• Dallas, TX: At Vogel Alcove, Yale families came together to build "Bye Bye Bags," snack bags for homeless children to take to the shelters where they stay.

  • Cleveland, OH: Over two Saturdays in April, a small, but dedicated group of Yale alumni mentored and tutored 3rd graders at Title 1 charter school Village Prep Woodland Hills.

  • Tampa, FL - Yale volunteers help with Computer Mentors, a nonprofit that provides after-school programming for middle and high school students who are interested in learning how to code, develop websites, become involved with robotics, and build other technology skills.

  • Boston, MA: At Birthday Wishes, kids and their families pack "Birthdays in a Box" with all the supplies needed for birthday parties for kids who live in homeless shelters in the greater Boston area.

At A Glance

A short “by the numbers” overview of the Yale Day of Service in 2018:

21 Countries
48 U.S. States
273 Service Sites
3500+ Participants
94% Felt They Made A Real Difference
Check out the coverage of the Yale Day of Service 2018 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