|A faithful group of Yale volunteers continued the tradition of spending Yale Day of Service, May 13, at the SPCA of Westchester in Briarcliff Manor (YWAA photos)|
All across the country and in some parts of the world, Yale alumni celebrated community service by spending a day volunteering in may ways with much Yale flavor and adorned in Yale t-shirts, caps and jackets.
In Briarcliff Manor, YWAA board member Susan Kaminsky '86 coordinated the group of volunteers. Once again, they spent an afternoon (this time a cloudy, rainy affair) helping out at the animal shelter. The shelter's primary goal is to rescue animals and put them in caring homes.
The Yale group, including alumni, families and friends, spent Day of Service cleaning the shelter, making dog treats, and organizing the supply room. The Yale group makes a difference not just one day, but year after year after year.
Yale Day of Service plans activities for one day in May. But one Westchester site, the Scarsdale community garden under the guidance of Maggie Favretti '85, will host Yale volunteers, Saturday, May 20, also a long-running Day of Service event.
|Above, Jennie and Emma Nolon (top, L) assist at the shelter. Carole Johannsen (top, R) cuddles with a kitten. Heather Hewett shows off an extra-large SPCA t-shirt, and Sonali, Mira and Ritika Arora prepare dog treats. (YWAA photos)|