The AUcares Days of Service Program is an initiative sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement and the Department of Public Safety. The program hosts one off-campus community service trip a month in one of the surrounding communities.
Students who are interested in participating in one of these days should register here. Space is limited depending on the nature of the service and capacity of the organization. Transportation is provided free of cost (courtesy of the Department of Public Safety).
Upcoming AUcares Days of Service Opportunities
Garden City Care Center
Friday, September 19
Bus leaves from the University Center at 1:45pm and returns at 5:15pm
Join us for word games, conversation, and activities with the residents of Garden City Care Center!
Food Not Bombs Long Island
Sunday, October 12
Bus leaves from the UC at 1:45 p.m. and returns at 4:45 p.m. Volunteers will assist with the Hempstead Food Share and will have the opportunity to learn more about the organization Food Not Bombs.
Volunteering at the Inn
Thursday, November 20
Bus leaves from the UC at 2pm and returns at 5pm
Volunteers will assist in various activities including sorting donations, stocking pantry shelves, greeting guests at the door, etc.
AU Cares Registration Form
PAST DAYS OF SERVICE
Habitat for Humanity Service Trip
Animal Lovers LeagueService Trip
Saturday, March 2
» Learn about Habitat for Humanity in Nassau County
The Glory House Service Trip
Saturday, March 9
» Learn about Glory House Recovery
Thursday, February 27, 2014
» Learn about what Animal Lovers League does.
Ronald McDonald House
February 20, 2013
Volunteers prepared, cooked, and served dinner at the Ronald McDonald House for families with a sick child in local hospital facilities.
Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts
Volunteers assisted in clean-up of houses and working with those affected by the hurricane.
- December 2, 2012 - Breezy Point/ Roxbury
- November 18, 2012 - Breezy Point, NY
- November 17, 2012 - Island Park & Oceanside, NY
- November 10, 2012 - Long Beach, NY
- November 11, 2012 - Rockaway Beach/ Belle Harbor, NY
Shoes for All
December 4, 2012
Volunteers helped with sorting, cleaning and bagging donated shoes for the Shoes for All nonprofit organization.