Upcoming Service Events
Hope for Javier
Eight year old Javier, has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. It has a 100% fatality rate. With a life expectancy if 18 to 20 years, Javier still has hope for his future. Keep that hope alive by spreading awareness and raising funds to find the cure!
United Veterans Beacon House
Is your student group looking for a community service project? UVBH provides US Veterans with temporary and permanent housing. They currently serve 23 housing locations throughout Suffolk and Nassau County and over 185 men, women and children on any given day. They are looking for student groups to assist with projects including porch painting, property clean-up, and food and clothing drives both on and off campus.
Mentoring and Academic Support Programs
Interested in working with children? Many programs and schools look for volunteers to assist with after school programs–helping with homework, participating in outdoor activities, etc. Commitment of a minimum of one day per week for at least one semester required. Great opportunity for individual students and student groups. Opportunities open at Comsewogue Youth Club, Coram School District, Boys and Girls Club, PAR FORE, and many more.
Holiday Projects–Thanksgiving and Christmas
We offer the following suggestions for holiday volunteering but additional opportunities are available.
- Volunteer at Soup Kitchens in various locations
- Support Holiday Wish Lists for Homeless Families with Children partnering with local non-profits
- Coordinate Holidays Food Drives
- Host children from local nonprofits for Holiday Parties
Contact Urszula.Zalewski at Urszula.Zalewski@stonybrook.edu to get involved in any of these events. Please be sure to include the name of the event in the subject line and also provide your name, SB ID# and email address and type of participation (ex. Volunteer or Walker) in the body of the email.