Community Outreach

Service Opportunities

We will update this page once we have more programming to announce. If you would like to be involved in community service and meet other students who are also interested, we encourage you to check out our student-run student organizations. You can browse student organizations on GetinvolvedHU. If you have any additional questions, email us at

Past Spring Semester Service Events:

Pride and Plant

Saturday, April 4, 9 a.m.- noon at Hofstra USA, North Campus

Help brighten up the yards of our neighbors by volunteering to plant colorful flowers in the community after a long, cold winter.

Midnight Run

Friday, April 10, 8:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.

Join us to bring meals, toiletries, and other supplies to people in need at stops throughout Manhattan. Transportation will be provided. Dress accordingly.

Past Spring Break Service Events:

Community Solidarity Food Share

Sunday, March 15, 1:15 -4:30 p.m.

Join us to sort donated food and distribute groceries at the largest vegan food share around. Transportation will be provided to and from the event. Dress for outside work.

Ronald McDonald House Brunch

Tuesday, March 17, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

We will help provide and prepare a brunch at the Ronald McDonald House, which serves children (and their families) who have prolonged stays at the hospital. Transportation and cooking supplies will be provided.

SMART Program Visit

Wednesday, March 18, 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Serve as a mentor to children from the SMART program at the St. Martin de Porres Marianist School in Uniondale by assisting with homework and engaging in fun activities. Transportation to and from the service will be provided.

Mary Brennan INN Visit

Friday, March 20, 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

We will be volunteering for a lunch shift at the Mary Brennan INN to serve lunch, organize donations, and otherwise help around the site. Lunch will be provided by the office. Make sure to wear clothes that you can move around in.

For accommodation requests for any of our service events, email

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Community Service

Any organization interested in getting involved with Hofstra or seeking volunteers for an upcoming event can fill out the form below:

Hofstra Community Service Partnership Interest Form

Like us on Facebook @HUCommunityOutreach for upcoming community service opportunities!

For more information, or to sign up, contact us:
Room 221 Mack Student Center