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Mission Statement:

Empowering our community to positively impact society.

Berkeley Cares builds on Berkeley College’s long tradition of addressing important social, economic, and environmental issues in the community. Each year, faculty, staff, students, and alumni provide thousands of hands-on volunteer hours, supporting organizations in the critical areas of food, health, shelter, and student success.

Community service efforts align with the mission and values of Berkeley College, exemplifying the idea that teaching and learning take place both in and out of the academic setting. During Community Service Week, the largest annual initiative of Berkeley Cares, members of the College community serve as ambassadors of social responsibility at dozens of nonprofits and local organizations in New Jersey and New York.

Community Service Week 2019

Through Community Service Week, Berkeley College provides local organizations with hundreds of alumni, faculty, staff and student volunteers for service projects. This year, Community Service Week will be held from Sunday, May 19, through Friday, May 24. Community organizations can request volunteers by clicking here.

Get Involved

To learn more about Berkeley Cares on your campus, or to request volunteers for your organization, email


Community Service Week 2018



Community Partners

Boys Girls Club of Clifton Boys Girls Club of Wayne  Bridge Of Books
 Community Food Bank of New Jersey  Cystic Fibrosis Foundation  Childrens Aid and Family Services
 City of Clifton New Jersey  CUMAC Feeding People  East Ridgelawn Cemetary and Crematorium
 Elijah's Promise  Eva's Village  Family Promise of Morris County
 Feeding Westchester  Food Bank NYC  Garden Academy
 Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey  Hoboken Shelter  Humble Beginnings
 ITV-It Takes a Village Inc.  JDRF - Improving Lives. Curing Type 1 Diabetes  Materials For The Arts
 Middlesex Recreation  MS Society  New Jersey Institute for Disabilities
NY Common Pantry People to People Part of the Solution
Ronald McDonald House New York Salvation Army Saint Johns Bread and Life
Valerie Fund Borough of Woodland Park

Student Contacts

Interested in Volunteering?

Contact the Office of Student Development and Campus Life at your campus to learn about upcoming community service initiatives.

Sherrille Shabazz:

Sandra Garcia:

Midtown Manhattan:
Jeunelle Sanabria:

Chrissy Andrascik:

Jennifer Litvak:

Kevin Frey:

White Plains:
Suzeana Stewart: 

Woodland Park:
Heather Eaton-Dwyer: