2018: 10th Annual Yale Day of Service

Founded in 2009, the Yale Day of Service (YDoS) is a chance for alumni around the world to come together on one day in May to celebrate this tradition of service.  Many service projects reflect ongoing relationships between alumni clubs and organizations and local community groups.

The 2018 YDoS will be held on Saturday, May 12th.  Some events are held on alternate dates.

Interested in organizing a green service project?  Email yalebluegreen@gmail.com.

Other resources:

Organizer’s toolkit

Register your site

 

CALIFORNIA

Angel Island Immigration Station (Belvedere Tiburon)

TUSD South High School Special Needs Classroom Project (Torrence)

Muir Beach Habitat Restoration (Muir Beach)

Enchanted Hills Camp Fire Restoration (Napa)

Habitat for Humanity Park Beautification (San Francisco)

 

COLORADO

Thorne Nature Experience at Sombrero Marsh (Boulder)

 

CONNECTICUT

Yale Myers Forest Orchard (Eastford)

There’s No Place Like Home Inc Clean Up Project (New Haven)

Friends of East Rock Park (New Haven)

Skiff Mountain South Preserve Trail and Bird Habitat Improvement Project (Kent)

New Haven Land Trust (New Haven, May 10)

Hebrew Free Cemetery (East Haven, May 6)

North Branford Land Conservation Trust (North Branford, May 26)

 

FLORIDA

Mustard Seed of Central Florida (Orlando)

 

GEORGIA

Middlefork Savannah (Lake Forest)

 

HAWAII

Honokowai Valley with Maui Cultural Lands (Maui)

 

ILLINOIS

Eat to Live Garden of Angelic Organics Learning Center (Chicago)

 

MASSACHUSETTS

Environmental Voter Project Earth Day of Action (Boston, April 19)

Jamaica Plain: Olmstead Park Woodlands (Boston)

Lexington Community Farm (Lexington)

Blue Hills Trailside Museum Light Spring Landscaping (Milton, April 28)

Youth Villages (Arlington, female-volunteers only)

Water Quality & Cultivating Quahogs in Osterville (Osterville)

Harwich Conservation Trust – Island Pond (Harwich/Cape Cod)

Love Your Block (Boston)

 

MINNESOTA

Cedar Lake Park Clean Up and Trail Work (Minneapolis)

 

MISSISSIPPI

Jim Hill High School Garden Project (Jackson)

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Thompson Forest Tree Planting (Durham)

Homefront Lawrence Community Center (Lawrenceville)

 

NEW JERSEY

Thomas Edison National Historic Park (West Orange)

 

NEW MEXICO

Girls Inc of Santa Fe Spring Cleanup

 

NEW YORK

Moriches Bay Project Oysters on the Beach (Long Island, May 19)

Nature Conservancy Trails Project (Rochester)

Prospect Park Cleanup (Brooklyn, May 19)

Governors Island Gardening (Manhattan)

Canoe portage with Christodora students at Bronx River Flotilla (Bronx, May 19)

Harlem Grown Urban Farm (Harlem)

Harlem Grown Urban Farm (Harlem, June 9)

Yale-Vassar Park Clean up (Poughkeepsie)

Scarsdale Sustainable Garden Project (Scarsdale, May 19)

Brownsville Partnership Van Dyke Park Project (Brooklyn)

 

RHODE ISLAND 

Squashbusters at Moses Brown School (Providence)

 

TEXAS

Sanchez Charter School (Houston)

 

WASHINGTON D.C./MARYLAND/VIRGINIA

Rock Creek Conservancy Park Clean up, Washington D.C. (May 13)

Urban Demonstration Garden, Capital Area Food Bank (Washington D.C.)

Baltimore Collegiate School for Boys Spring Clean Up (Baltimore)

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