Past Event: Yale Day of Service

Yale Day of Service

Saturday, May 9th in the morning

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Come together and serve the Philadelphia community!

Co-sponsored by the Yale Club of Philadelphia and the Yale Black Alumni Association.

Three ways to serve – Outdoors, Indoors or At Home!

To register your participation, please sign up at the Yale’s Day of Service website

( and/or email Lisa Slade Martin –

1) Outdoor Volunteer Event:

PA Horticultural Society / Eastern State Penitentiary Terrace Garden

22nd St. & Fairmount Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19130 9:00am to noon

Join us for a garden clean up and planting event with the Pennsylvania Horticultural

Society on the grounds of The Eastern State Penitentiary Museum. We will work on the

long terraces in the front of this historic site, a wonderful border of ornamental grasses,

woody shrubs, and perennials which provide habitat for birds, butterflies and bees.

Come and help with planting, pruning, weeding, and watering. Alumni, their partners,

families and friends are welcome.

2) Indoor Volunteer Event

RE-Store / Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Event – On Site

2318 Washington Ave., South Philadelphia, PA 19146 9:00am to 1:00pm

Join us at the RE-Store, a furniture, appliances and hardware store operated by Habitat

for Humanity. We will assist in cleaning, processing, organizing, and stocking donations.

This event is limited to 10 adults – alumni, their partners and friends.

3) At-home Volunteer Event

RE-Store / Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Event – Donation

Donate household items you no longer use to Habitat for Humanity’s Re-Store. Items

needed include small and large appliances, cabinets, furniture, lighting, lumber,

plumbing, carpets, doors, tile, tools, electronics and paint. Please sign up at the Yale

Day of Service website ( and Lisa Slade Martin will email

you a donation form to arrange pick up, at a time convenient for you.