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Community Outreach: students
Off-Campus Living and Commuting Student Services

Community Service Opportunities

The Office of Commuting Student Services and Community outreach has a strong commitment to community service and civic engagement. Throughout the year, our students devote their time to giving back to the community.

Spring 2019 Community Outreach Programs:

Nursing Home Bowling Community Service
Friday, February 22 from 1:15pm-4:30pm
Volunteer to the senior residents of the A. Holly Patterson Extended Care Facility during an afternoon of bowling.

Community Solidarity Food Share
Sunday, March 17 from 1:15pm-5:30pm
Help distribute fresh produce, groceries, hot meals, and more to those in need near the Hempstead LIRR station.

Mary Brennan INN Soup Kitchen
Monday, March 18 from 7:45am-2:30pm
Give the gift of a hot meal to the patrons of the Mary Brennan INN.

Homework Helpers
Tuesday, March 19 from 2:30pm-5:30pm 
Serve as a mentor to children from the SMART program at St. Martin de Porres Marianist School in Uniondale by assisting them with their homework and engaging in fun activities!

Ronald McDonald House Cooking
Thursday, March 21 from 2pm-6:45pm
Get cookin' for the residents of Ronald McDonald House of Long Island!

Spring Cleaning With Meaning
April 1-22 | Donation Box Location: Student Center, Room 221
Shed some layers for those in need by donating gently used winter coats, sweaters, pants, hats, gloves, and scarves to be distributed to the homeless community of NYC during Hofstra's Spring 2019 Midnight Run on Tuesday, April 30.

Pride and Plant
Saturday, April 13 from 9am-1pm
Take some time out of your busy schedule to stop and smell the roses. Beautify our community by planting flowers for senior citizens of Hempstead and Uniondale.

Midnight Run
Tuesday, April 30 from 7pm-1am
Volunteer to distribute meals, clothing, and toiletries to the homeless community of NYC through the Midnight Run organization.

End of Semester Clothing Drive
May 3-16 | Donation Box Location: Student Center, Room 221
Give back to others by donating gently used winter coats, sweaters, pants, hats, gloves, and scarves to be distributed to the homeless community of NYC during future Midnight Run trips.

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

For more information, or to sign up contact us:
Email: CommunityOutreach@Hofstra.edu
Phone: 516-463-3469
221 Student Center


Off-Campus Living and Commuting Student Services