Cornell Cares Day Events

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Hundreds of Cornell alumni and students participate in Cornell Cares day across the world. It's a great way to connect and make a difference as part of the Public Service Center's (PSC) Cornell Cares Day. 

Here are some of the events from 2018. Don't forget to send the PSC pictures of the event so that we can share it with the rest of the Cornell Community! 

Cornell Club of Phoenix, Arizona

The Cornell Club of Phoenix, Arizona will be volunteering with St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance. Join them on Saturday, December 30, 2017, at 8:00AM to sort donated food, build boxes, create bags from mesh nets, or compile boxes of assorted foods that will feed hungry neighbors. 

Cornell Club of Southern Arizona

The Cornell Club of Southern Arizona will be volunteering with Ben's Bells. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2017, from 12:30PM to 3:30PM to paint, tie, mold, and create Kindness Coins and other trinkets to be sold in their retail shop.  

Cornell Club of Orange County

The Cornell Club of Orange County will be volunteering with Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018, from 8:30AM to 11:30AM to sorting and packaging food items that will be distributed directly to the 200,000 hungry people in the community.

Cornell Club of Northern California 

The Cornell Club of Northern California will be volunteering at the Redwood Empire Food Bank in Santa Rose. Join them on Saturday, December 16, 2017 from 9:00AM to 12:00PM to help support those who have been impacted by the recent devastating fires. 

The Cornell Club of Northern California will be volunteering at the Project Open Hand. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2017 from 8:45AM to 12:30PM to help out in the Grocery Center or Kitchen. 

The Cornell Club of Northern California will be volunteering at the Sacred Heart. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2017 from 8:45AM to 12:15PM to help out in the Clothes Closet, Pantry, or Donation Station. 

Cornell Club of Sacramento 

The Cornell Club of Sacramento will be volunteering with Habitat for Humanity. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018, from 10:00AM to 12:00PM. 

Cornell Club of Fairfield County

The Cornell Club of Fairfield County will be volunteering with Darien Book Aid. Join them on Friday, January 5, 2018, from 6:30PM to 8:30PM to help select and pack boxes of books.

Cornell Club of Eastern Florida

The Cornell Club of Eastern Florida will be volunteering with Palm Beach Zoo. Join them on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 9:00AM to construct nets, clean out cages, perform light landscaping, organizing the library, or installing a fountain. 

Cornell Club of Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton

The Cornell Club of Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton will be volunteering with Feeding South Florida. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018, from 1:30PM to 4:30PM to assist with the sort process. 

Cornell Club of Tampa

The Cornell Club of Tampa will be volunteering with Feeding Tampa Bay. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018, from 1:00PM to 4:00PM to help inspect, sort and repackage bulk produce into family size portions to help feed the hungry throughout Tampa Bay.

Cornell Club of Chicago, IL

The Cornell Club of Chicago will be volunteering with Ronald McDonald House. Join them on Sunday, January 7, 2018, at 5:30PM to set up and serve dinner to families.

The Chicago Cornell Cares Day for Chicago is now full. 

Cornell Club of Boston

The Cornell Club of Boston will be volunteering with the Greater Boston Food Bank. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018, from 9:30AM to 12:30AM or from 1:00PM to 4:00PM to inspect, sort and re-pack products.

Cornell Club of Mid-America

The Cornell Club of Mid-America will be volunteering with Happy Bottoms, Kansas City's only diaper bank. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018, from 9:00AM to 12:00PM to sort and package diapers for distribution throughout the community.

Cornell Club of Minnesota

The Cornell Club of Minnesota will be volunteering with Cookie Cart. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018, from 1:00PM to 3:00PM to visit the kitchen for a two-hour shift to work alongside youth employees in scooping fresh dough, hand decorating cookies, and assembling bakery boxes.

Cornell Club of Charlotte

The Cornell Club of Charlotte will be volunteering with the Crisis Assistance Ministry. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018, from 2:30PM to 4:30PM to sort donated items, inspect and hang clothing, and stock the Free Store. 

Cornell Club of Northern NJ

The Cornell Club of Northern NJ will be volunteering with the Community Food Bank of New Jersey. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018, from 11:00AM to 1:30PM to sort food for distribution to local food banks. 

Cornell Club of Monmouth & Ocean County NJ

The Cornell Club of Monmouth & Ocean County NJ will be volunteering with a senior citizen home in Middletown, NJ. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018, from 1:30PM to 4:30PM for arts & crafts, games & puzzles, conversations, reading/singing to memory impaired and a sing-a-long.

CUGALA's Cornell Cares Day in NYC

The CUGALA's Cornell Cares Day in NYC will be volunteering with Trinity Place Shelter. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018, from 11:00AM to 3:00PM for to help Trinity Place Shelter, a non-sectarian, 10-bed transitional shelter that provides LGBTQ youth and young adults with a safe place to sleep, shower, eat, and store belongings. 

Cornell Club of the Greater Capital District

The Cornell Club of the Greater Capital District will be volunteering with the Regional Food Bank. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018, from 9:00AM to 11:00AM to work in whichever part of the food warehouse requested. 

Cornell Club of Long Island, NY

The Cornell Club of Long Island will be volunteering with Island Harvest. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018, from 10:00AM to 1:00PM to collect food and/or toiletry items so that Island Harvest can provide them to Long Islanders in need. 

Cornell Club of Westchester, NY

The Cornell Club of Westchester will be volunteering with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Westchester and The Center for the Urban River (CURB) at Beczak. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018, from 8:45AM to 12:45PM to enjoy environmentally friendly and group activities with local children from the Big Brothers Big Sisters middle school and the CURB programs.

Cornell Club of the Greater Las Vegas

The Cornell Club of the Greater Las Vegas will be volunteering with the Three Square Food Bank. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 9:15AM to 11:30AM. 

Cornell Club of Northeastern Ohio

The Cornell Club of Northeastern Ohio will be volunteering with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018, from 8:00AM to 12:00PM to sort and re-pack food, on site, for distribution to satellite food distribution centers in and around Northeastern Ohio.

The Cornell Club of Northeastern Ohio will be volunteering with the Michael Wittman Ozanam Center. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018, from 9:00AM to 12:00PM to sort and distribute food and clothing, on site, to families and individuals with incomes below the poverty level. 

The Cornell Club of Northeastern Ohio will be volunteering with the Kosher Food Pantry. Join them on Sunday, January 7, 2018, from 9:00AM to 12:00PM to sort package food, on site, for distributino to seniors in low income housing. 

Cornell Club of Oregon and SW Washington

The Cornell Club of Oregon and Southwest Washington will be volunteering with the Blanchet House. Join them on Friday, January 5, 2018, from 11:00AM to 1:30PM to serve a noon meal at the Blanchet House, one of the Northwest Portland's transitional homeless community shelters. 

Cornell Club of Lehigh Valley

The Cornell Club of Lehigh Valley will be volunteering with the Traditional Housing Program of New Bethany Ministries. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 10:00AM to 12:00PM to clean floors, walls, windows, frames, and common rooms. 

Cornell Club of Pittsburgh

The Cornell Club of Pittsburgh will be volunteering with Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership. Join them on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 9:00AM to 12:00PM to rake leaves, pick up trash and litter collection, remove graffiti, or paint. 

Cornell Club of Austin

The Cornell Club of Austin, TX will be volunteering with Central Texas Food Bank. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 9:00AM to 12:00PM.

Cornell Club of Houston

The Cornell Club of Houston will be volunteering with the Houston Food Bank. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 8:00AM to 12:00PM to sort food and pack backpakcs for thsoe in need. 

Cornell Club of North Texas

The Cornell Club of North Texas will be volunteering with the Crossroads Community Services. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018, from 9:00AM to 12:00PM to sort donations, hang clothing, restock the pantry, and prep produce. 

Cornell Club of Washington

The Cornell Club of Rockville will be volunteering with The Lost Dog & Cat Foundation in Rockville, MD. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018 to staff a LDCRF Adoption Event at Petco in Rockville. 

The Cornell Club of Washington will be volunteering with Catholic Charities. Join thm on Saturday, January 6, 2018 to clean the shelter so it is as welcoming as possible to the men who will stay there that night. 

The Cornell Club of Washington will be The Lost Dog & Cat Foundation in Sterling, VA. Join them on Sunday, January 7, 2018 to walk a dog around the store, introduce a dog to prospective adopters, answer questions, and help the potential adopters with the adoption process. 

Cornell Club of Western Washington

The Cornell Club of Western Washington will be volunteering with Northwest Harvest's Kent Warehouse. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 12:00PM to 2:00PM. 

Cornell Club of Wisconsin

The Cornell Club of Wisconsin will be volunteering with Kathy's House. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018, from 10:00AM to 1:00PM to host / serve lunch while performing various volunteer services for Kathy’s House.

Cornell Club of Utah Salt lake City

The Cornell Club of Utah will be volunteering with the Sunshine Heros Foundation. Join them on Monday, January 15, 2018, from 10:00AM to 2:00PM to help renovate the Children's Justice Centers in both Salt Lake and Utah Counties. 

Cornell Club of Sarasota-Manatee

The Cornell Club of Sarasota-Manatee will be volunteering with the Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 1:45PM to take the children from Everday Blessings for an afternnon of fun and learn about the exotic cats and other native wildlife that have been rescued by this organization and given a permanent home. 

Cornell Club of Lehigh Valley

The Cornell Club of Lehigh Valley will be volunteering with the Traditional Housing Program of New Bethany Ministries. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 10:00AM to 2:00PM.

Cornell Club of Greater Las Vegas

The Cornell Club of Greater Las Vegas will be volunteering at Three Square Food Bank. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 9:15AM to 11:30AM.

Cornell Club of Oregon and SW Washington

The Cornell Club of Oregon and SW Washington will be volunteering at Blanchet House, one of Northwest Portland's transitional homeless community shelters. Join them on Friday, January 5, 2018 from 11:00AM to 1:30PM.

The Cornell Club of Oregon and SW Washington will also be volunteering at Oregon Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 10:00AM to 12:00PM. This event will be an eyeglasses sorting party and all ages are welcome to attend.

Cornell Club of St. Louis

The Cornell Club of St. Louis will be serving breakfast at Ronald McDonald House (3450 Park Avenue, 63104). Join them on Sunday, January 7, 2018 from 7:30AM to 9:30AM.

Cornell Club of Central Virginia

The Cornell Club of Central Virginia will be volunteering at The Habitat Store. Join them cleaning and organizing on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 9:00AM to 12:00PM.

Cornell Club of Greater Philadelphia

The Cornell Club of Greater Philadelphia will be serving a meal at the Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 10:00AM to 1:00PM. Registration is required.

Cornell Club of Greater Buffalo

The Cornell Club of Greater Buffalo will be volunteering at Goodwill Industries helping in their processing center. Lunch is provided. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 9:00AM to 12:00PM. Registration is required.

Cornell Club of Ithaca

The Cornell Club of Ithaca has two volunteer opportunities available. Join them on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 1:00PM at the Family Reading Partnership to help package education materials. Or join them on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 1:00PM at Foodnet Meals on Wheels to help paint. Registration is required.

Cornell Club of Charleston

The Cornell Club of Charleston will be volunteering at Blessing Box Project.  Join them on Sunday, January 7, 2018 from 1:00PM to 3:00PM.

 

 

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