Monday, March 21, 2016

Day of Service Schedule, 2016

Now in its eighth year, Yale Day of Service is scheduled for Saturday, May 7.

YWAA has announced the slate of activities in or near Westchester for Yale alumni to set aside a weekend to participate in community service with their Yale caps and T-shirts on and with a chance to have springtime mini-reunions among all classes.

Susan Kaminsky '86 is once again coordinating YWAA and Westchester activities. See the list below.  Alumni and their families and friends are encouraged to step up and participate. To register at a site, click YDoS and type in a site name for details. Note some activities are planned for May 14, as well as May 7.

Click Westchester-DoS to read about how Yale alums organized, gathered, and made a substantial difference in Day-of-Service activities in recent years.

Jay Heritage Center, Rye:  "I Love My Park Day," Sat., May 7, 9-12pm at 210 Boston Post Rd, Rye. Suzanne Clary '83 is the Center's president. Volunteers will help spruce up the park grounds of the Center, which includes the John Jay Mansion.

Mamaroneck: "Project Doctor’s Notes," Sat., May 7, 10:30-1:30pm, 321 North Barry Ave., Mamaroneck.  Barbara Weinstein '90 and Theodor Liebmann '90 are coordinators.  Volunteers will help prepare children's fun bags for children in area hospitals.  The decorative bags will include games, puzzles, and colored markers.

Scarsdale:  "Teen Center Clean-up." Sat., May 7, 10 am-2 pm at The Center @862, 862 Scarsdale Ave., Scardsale.  B.K. Munguia '75 is site coordinator.  Volunteers will help clean up the center and do some gardening, painting and carpentry.

Scarsdale: "Sustainable Garden Project," Sat., May 14 at the Scarsdale High School Garden. Volunteers will help tidy up the garden and prepare it for spring and summer. Scarsdale faculty member and Yale alum Maggie Favretti '85 has led the garden program for many years and has been honored for initiatives in community and sustainable gardening.

Kingston: "Hudson River Sloop Clearwater," Sat., May 14.  Anne Todd Osborn '00 MS will coordinate a day of helping the U.S. Coast Guard paint parts of a ship near the Hudson River Maritime Museum.

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