There's lots for you to do!
It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and beliefs that human history is shaped. Each time one stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.
– Robert F. Kennedy
Prizing the values of justice, peace, and service...
(taken from the Iona College Mission Statement)
Community Service Projects
Tutor at-risk students in grades K-6 in small group settings.
Contact: Alycia Fitzgerald
Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle:
Participate in after school activities and programs with local elementary school students.
Contact: Tamia Reyes
Cerebral Palsy of Westchester:
Provide one-on-one assistance to students with special needs in the classrooms of CPW school.
Contact: Martin Verendia
Join us as we help disaster-impacted communities recover. We assist with home repair and clean-up.
Contact: Hannah McGowan
Share food, clothing and conversation with the homeless of New York City. Runs leave from Montgomery House on Thursday or Friday at 8 p.m., once a month.
: Chazz Rahynes
or Nils Taylor
Spend some time playing, laughing and getting to know the incredible children of Blythedale Hospital and Montefiore Medical Center.
: Jordan Clemente
Visit women at Bedford Correctional Facility through the Woman to Woman program. (This is a one-year commitment.)
: Tamia Reyes
or Carlie Brainard
Project Family Soup Kitchen:
Serve meals to the hungry twice a month at a local soup kitchen.
: Kate Schmitt
Wartburg Senior Center:
While at the Wartburg Senior Center, volunteers will assist with activities that take place in the Recreation Department. While facilitating activities such as Bingo night, "Deal or No Deal," horse racing and Casino night, volunteers will have the opportunity to hear about the resident's lives while sharing stories about their own lives as well.
Contact: Carlie Brainard
Befriend an intellectually disabled adult and start a friendship that can last a lifetime. One-year commitment requested or you can be an associate and attend events (such as movies, picnics, basketball games) with the Buddies.
Contact: Hailey Kourbage
New Rochelle Cares:
Serving the homebound elderly in the community.
Contact: Escarlin Perez
Special Programs and Advocacy
Join us as we advocate for important issues such as human trafficking, pro-life and others.
Contact: Escarlin Perez