Alumnae Day of Service
We are expanding our Alumnae Day of Service!
Join us and participate in service projects across the country on May 18 - the same day as Lincoln's annual All School Day of Service! Read more about each project below and RSVP here.
BAY AREA ALUMNAE SERVICE PROJECT
Host: Juliana Raimondi '99
Organization: The Unity Council
Event Site: Fruitvale Plaza Park (35th Avenue at International Boulevard in Oakland, CA)
Time: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Description: Volunteers will help prepare public trash receptacles for a project that will turn them into mosaics, and will also weed and sweep Fruitvale Plaza.
About The Unity Council: The Unity Council is a non-profit community development corporation committed to enriching the quality of life of families and small businesses, primarily in the Fruitvale District of Oakland. Its mission is to help families and individuals build wealth and assets through comprehensive programs of sustainable economic, social, and neighborhood development.
BOSTON ALUMNAE SERVICE PROJECT
Host: Mih-Ho Cha Neenan '81 & Eleanor Cutler Rineck '06
Organization: Rosie's Place
Event Site: Rosie’s Place (889 Harrison Avenue in Boston, MA)
Time: 4-7 p.m.
Description: Volunteers will prepare and serve dinner for 100+ guests of Rosie's Place.
About Rosie's Place: Rosie’s Place was founded in 1974 as the first women’s shelter in the United States. Its mission is to provide a safe and nurturing environment that helps poor and homeless women maintain their dignity, seek opportunity, and find security in their lives.
CHICAGO ALUMNAE SERVICE PROJECT
Host: Abbey Canning '09
Event Site: Misericordia (6300 North Ridge in Chicago, IL)
Time: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Description: Volunteers will have the opportunity to interact with residents through a hands-on experience in a variety of settings, including the bakery, art studio, or the gift shop.
About Misericordia: Misericordia offers a community of care that maximizes potential for persons with mild to profound developmental disabilities, many of whom are also physically challenged. By serving society’s most vulnerable citizens, Misericordia also serves the families who want the best for them, yet cannot provide it at home.
PROVIDENCE ALUMNAE SERVICE PROJECT
Host: Joan Mathieu-Tate '77 & Catherine Syner Shagalian '96
Organization: AHope, DORCAS, McAuley House, Refugee Dream Center
Time: 8:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Description: Lincoln's Day of Service is rooted in community outreach and action, informed by a mutually-beneficial partnership. This year's day of service will focus on refugee services that are currently offered in the state of Rhode Island. Alumnae will begin the day at Lincoln for a community panel where the four organizations above will discuss the services needed. They will then head out into the community with the students to participate in a community-designed project at Dorcas, an organization dedicated to this cause.