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Berkeley Cares


Be part of the solution.

Berkeley College has a long tradition of involvement with and service to the communities we serve. Continuing that tradition has become an important part of the Berkeley experience, involving students, alumni, faculty, and staff to support worthy causes. 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.

Berkeley Cares was created to organize efforts that address important social, economic, and environmental issues in the community. Throughout each year, members of the Berkeley community provide thousands of hands-on volunteer hours, supporting organizations in the critical areas of food, health, shelter, and student success.

In 2019, Berkeley Cares celebrates its 10th anniversary milestone.

Community Service Week 2019

During Community Service Week, the largest annual initiative of Berkeley Cares, members of the College community provide local organizations with hundreds of alumni, faculty, staff and student volunteers for service projects. This year, Community Service Week provided 2,300 hands-on volunteer hours to more than 40 community organizations in New York and New Jersey. To learn more about Berkeley Cares on your campus, to request volunteers for your organization, or to recommend other charitable organization that might benefit, please email



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:

Midtown Manhattan: 
Jeunelle Sanabria:

White Plains: 
Suzeana Stewart: 




Jennifer Litvak:

Sandra Garcia:

Kevin Frey:

Woodland Park: 
Heather Eaton-Dwyer:

Chrissy Andrascik:

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