Events Calendar

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  • Saturday 5/13/23

    • May 13
      9:00AM – 12:00PM
      Pacot, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
      Add to Calendar 2023-05-13T09:00:00 2023-05-13T12:00:00 America/New_York Yale Day of Service: International, Haiti, Port-au-Prince - Basketball to Uplift the Youth (BAL) and OAS Haiti

      Yale alums will be working with the non-profit Basketball to Uplift the Youth and the Haitian community police in partnership with OAS Haiti to refurbish a community space in the neighborhood of Pacot. All Yale alums, family, and friends in Haiti are welcome to join. Please contact us for more information.


      Contact: Dave Fils-Aime '10 and Gerald McElroy '09

    • May 13
      9:00AM – 1:00PM
      Willing Hearts
      Add to Calendar 2023-05-13T09:00:00 2023-05-13T13:00:00 America/New_York Yale Day of Service: International, Singapore - Willing Hearts Soup Kitchen

      A secular, non-affiliated charity, Willing Hearts is wholly run by volunteers, apart from a handful of staff. Willing Hearts operates a soup kitchen that prepares, cooks and distributes meals island-wide, every day of the year. Beneficiaries include low income families and migrant workers in Singapore. The number of meals being cooked daily is around 11k, to over 70 locations island-wide, 365 days a year.

      Volunteer with fellow Yalies at the soup kitchen, and help prepare vegetables, etc. Guests from ages five years old and up are welcome (all those up to 16 years old should be supervised by adults). Spaces are limited.

      Contact: Sarah Ong '11

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    • May 13
      10:00AM – 12:00PM
      Sorauren Park Fieldhouse
      Add to Calendar 2023-05-13T10:00:00 2023-05-13T12:00:00 America/New_York Yale Day of Service: International, Canada - Toronto Sorauren Park Clean-up and Gardening Day

      Yale Day of Service volunteers will be helping to clean up and beautify the gardens around the Sorauren Park Fieldhouse. We will be weeding, pruning, and mulching.

      Families are welcome. 

      If you have them, bring gardening tools including gloves. Don’t forget to bring a refillable water bottle.

      Street parking is available. Best TTC access is 506 College or 505 Dundas cars, or 504 bus from Dundas St. West station, getting off at the top of Sorauren Avenue; stops on both sides.

      Who's Coming?

      Contact: Rosa (Melendez) Rahimpour '01 PhD

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    • May 13
      10:00AM – 12:00PM
      Kitsilano Beach
      Add to Calendar 2023-05-13T10:00:00 2023-05-13T12:00:00 America/New_York Yale Day of Service: International, Canada - Vancouver Kitsilano Beach Cleanup

      The Yale Club of BC will be joining the Kitsilano Family Beach Cleanup together for Yale Day of Service.

      Parking available in the Kitsilano Beach parking lot. Meet at the Boathouse Restaurant at 10am. Family friendly

      Contact: Danielle Lovell '06

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    • May 13
      11:00AM – 6:00PM
      Pluk! Groenten van West
      Add to Calendar 2023-05-13T11:00:00 2023-05-13T18:00:00 America/New_York Yale Day of Service: International, Netherlands - Pluk! Groenten van West

      We’ll start getting our hands dirty (literally!) at 11am. At 4pm we’ll have some drinks and snacks together. 
      What are we going to do?
      We are going to Pluk! Groenten van West, which is an organic farming project in Amsterdam.   Depending on what exactly needs to be done that day, we’ll be planting seedlings, spreading compost in the fields, weeding, sowing seeds, water seedlings, etc. 

      Who can join?
      Yalies and their families and friends are welcome to join. Children should be accompanied by an adult.

      What should I wear and bring?
      Please wear clothes and shoes that you are comfortable getting dirty. 

      Please bring water and pack a lunch.

      Who's Coming?

      Contact: Paul Broholm '78 and Rosanne Engel '17 MPH, '17 MBA

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    • May 13
      2:20PM – 6:40PM
      Mui Wo, Lantau
      Add to Calendar 2023-05-13T14:20:00 2023-05-13T18:40:00 America/New_York Yale Day of Service: International, Hong Kong - Tree Planting and Maintenance with Eagle Owl in Mui Wo, Lantau

      Our tree planting service project began in 2021. Join us this time to maintain the trees we have planted since 2021 and to plant more new trees. Participants should catch the 1:50pm fast ferry (30 minutes) from Central Pier 6 to arrive at 2:20pm in Mui Wo.  

      Please note:
      -Wear dull coloured clothes
      -Wear long trousers to prevent getting scratched by vegetation
      -Bring at least 1.0 L of water for drinking
      -Bring a spare t shirt for change of clothes
      -Participants limited to 16.  
      -This volunteering activity requires good physical fitness.  Tree planting terrain is rough and we will need to help carry equipment and trees on the uphill hike.
      -Children aged 10 and above are welcome to join the event provided that a responsible adult will be joining them.  Maximum 4 children in the group
      -Suggested donation of HK$50 per participant to contribute to tree planting project costs.

      Who's Coming?

      Contact: Catherine Cheng '99

  • Sunday 5/14/23

    • May 14
      4:00PM – 6:00PM
      Umm Kulthum Park, al Manial, Cairo, Egypt
      Add to Calendar 2023-05-14T16:00:00 2023-05-14T18:00:00 America/New_York Yale Day of Service: International - Cairo, Egypt – Vegan Food Giveaway

      In honor of Yale's Day of Service, the Yale Arab Alumni Association (YAAA) invites you to join us to distribute nutritious vegan food to encourage healthy and environmentally friendly eating choices. Food will be distributed at Om Kalthoum Park. Come meet your fellow Cairo Yalies, friends and family are most welcome!

      Who's Coming?

      Contact: Vanessa Marsot '91, at +2 01279434708 / Whatsapp: +1 (747) 777-2359

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      promotional flyer for food giveaway
  • Monday 5/15/23

    • May 15
      6:00PM – 8:00PM
      Al Messilah Public Beach, Kuwait City
      Add to Calendar 2023-05-15T18:00:00 2023-05-15T20:00:00 America/New_York Yale Day of Service: International, Kuwait - Beach Clean Up

      In honor of Yale's Day of Service, join us for an alumni beach cleanup at Messilah Public Beach, followed by coffee at Starbucks Messilah. Families and friends are most welcome! 

      Who's Coming?

      Contact: Naser AL-Sayer '19 MAM

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  • Friday 5/19/23

    • May 19
      2:00PM – 4:30PM
      Shiding Elementary School, New Taipei City
      Add to Calendar 2023-05-19T14:00:00 2023-05-19T16:30:00 America/New_York Yale Day of Service: International, Taiwan - Voices of Climate Action

      Voices of Climate Action
      (Taiwan88 songwriting and virtual exchange program)

      During this half day trip to Shiding Elementary School, you will meet not only local students, but also virtual program participants from Myanmar, Bahrain and Tunisia. You will hear participants' original songs about preserving the local culture and environment.  We will close with a guided tour around Shiding Old Town.

      13:00 Bus pickup at Taipei Main Station
      14:00 《Voices of Climate Action》Showcase 
      15:30 Shiding Guided Tour: Qingshan Trail, Old Street, Shunji Temple
      16:30 Return

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      Who's Coming?

      Contact: Kaiyin Huang

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