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Friday, September 28, 2018
10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.


University Center Lobby

Panther Day of Service

The Center for Student Involvement is offering the Adelphi community the chance to participate in our fall Panther Day of Service. The goal of the service event is to give back to the communities that surround Adelphi University.

Interact with students, staff, and faculty while visiting various locations completing projects, doing arts and crafts with the elderly, etc.

Check-in will be in the UC Lobby at 9:30 a.m. for the 10:00 a.m. sites and 1:30 p.m. for the 2:00 p.m. sites.

Faculty, staff and students are invited to participate!

» Register Here

Please bring a non-perishable item or canned good for our Adelphi Food Pantry.

Community service options

Glory House Recovery Incorporated—10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Glory House Recovery Inc. is a homeless housing facility in Hempstead dedicated to helping those less fortunate among us. Volunteers will beautify the surrounding area for the residents.

Momma’s House—10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Help with various activities with children or parents.

Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary & Audubon Center—10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Established in 1923, the Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary & Audubon Center is the nation’s first songbird sanctuary. Help out with grounds & trails maintenance and wild life care.

Bus transportation available.

Hempstead Community Garden —10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Own transportation is required.

HorseAbility—2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

The mission of HorseAbility is to improve the lives of individuals with special needs through facilitated interactions with horses at their Old Westbury facility. Volunteers will help manage the stables and clean the surrounding area. Some will help groom the horses as well.

Bus transportation available.

African American Museum—2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

The African American Museum, also known as the African American Museum of Nassau County, which opened in 1970, is dedicated to showcasing local and national African American artists.

A. Holly Patterson Extended Care Facility—2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Recognized nationally as a model for skilled nursing facilities, the A. Holly Patterson Extended Care Facility in Uniondale offers innovative care in an environment that treats the “whole” person. The skilled and caring medical staff responds to the physical, social and emotional needs of each resident. Volunteers will engage with the residents and play bowling with them as well as other recreational activities.

Garden Care Center—2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Volunteers will play word games, board games and crosswords with the residents.

Crossroad Farms—10:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Volunteers work side by side with farmers and staff to learn about organic growing methods, plant care, and local food. Activities include planting, harvesting, farm stand stocking, and gardening, as well as many other opportunities that arise during the growing season.

Relay for Life—1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Relay For Life events are unique, life-changing cancer fundraising events that help communities across the globe fight back against cancer. Volunteers will solicit for Relay raffles / monetary donations for Adelphi’s Relay for Life event in the spring.

Jackson Annex—2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Take part in beautification projects and help establish a community garden.

Own transportation is required.

Adelphi Building Blocks—10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

Volunteer at the Early Learning Center. Maximum of 4 people per time block.

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