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  • Saturday 5/21/22

    • May 21
      9:00AM – 1:00PM
      Mt. Moriah Cemetery & Arboretum, Kingsessing Gate
      Add to Calendar 2022-05-21T09:00:00 2022-05-21T13:00:00 America/New_York Yale Day of Service: PA, Philadelphia - Mt. Moriah Cemetery CleanUp

      Join Yalies for Community Engagement to Beautify and Preserve Mt Moriah Historic Cemetery & Arboretum, Pennsylvania’s largest cemetery. Mt Moriah Cemetery & Arboretum embodies history and ecology. Its history dates from 1855 and it fills a special niche among cemeteries. For more info, see:
      1) Reclaiming Philly’s Mount Moriah Cemetery from ruin means sustaining its arboretum, as well”; and,
      2) Friends of Mount Moriah Cemetery: Homepage - Philadelphia.

      Your YDOS participation and/or donation will improve Mt Moriah’s beauty, preserve its history, increase its biodiversity, and enhance the communities that surround it. 

      Schedule
      9-9:30: Volunteers at Kingsessing Gate will direct you to parking inside Mt Moriah. At Check-in, complete required forms, meet other volunteers, etc.
      9:30-10: Welcome & History of Mt Moriah, Orientation & Overview of YDOS Activities.
      10am-1pm: Work in groups planting plugs of native perennials to establish micro-meadows in designated plots. 

      Information:

      • All are welcome. Children are welcome, but must be supervised. No age limits.
      • Participants should only engage in activities consistent with their experience, age, and other capacities.
      • Dress for the weather and terrain in sensible gardening clothes with closed toe shoes. Let’s be visible. Wear your Yale colors and gear–hats, t-shirts, etc.
      • Mt Moriah has a supply of spades and other tools that will be available for weeding and planting. Bring your own gloves and any favorite gardening tools.
      • Rain Date -  If this service date must be postponed or canceled for any reason, we will notify Participants ASAP via the contact info submitted with your registration.

      Who's Coming?

      Contact: Kay Tucker Franklin '73

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  • Saturday 6/25/22

    • Jun 25
      9:30AM – 12:00PM
      Wilkinsburg: Life Care Behavioral Health Hospital
      Add to Calendar 2022-06-25T09:30:00 2022-06-25T12:00:00 America/New_York Yale Day of Service: PA, Pittsburgh - Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank Distribution We will be loading boxes of fresh food and shelf-stable items into people's vehicles. Closed-toe shoes are required. Volunteers must be at least 15 years old and accompanied by an adult if under the age of 18. Volunteers should be able to repeatedly lift up to 30 pounds of boxed food. Wilkinsburg: Life Care Behavioral Health Hospital — Wilkinsburg: Life Care Behavioral Health Hospital false