Red Cross blood drives are held in October, February and April.
Health & Human Services
The goal of the John C. Bogle ‘51 Fellows in Civic Service program is to broaden students’ understanding of service and civic engagement and to inspire students to contribute to the common good by learning why to serve, how to serve, and to learn from serving.
Breakout Princeton is a student-driven alternative break program that encourages engagement with domestic social issues through immersion in communities.
Community Action (CA) fosters a welcoming and supportive environment where first-year students connect with their new Princeton family and establish lasting friendships, discover new places and topics, act through meaningful service projects, and have fun!
CONTACT is a Student Volunteers Council service project whose volunteers answer phone calls for a local crisis hotline and the national suicide hotline.
SVC Creative Minds is a student-led community service program that pairs volunteers one-on-one with elderly residents at the Merwick Care and Rehabilitation Center in Plainsboro, New Jersey.
GlobeMed is a student led social justice organization working to raise awareness about health inequity around the world and raise funds for COVE Alliance - our partner clinic in rural Uganda.
Green Princeton tackles environmental issues with a two pronged approach: political activism and lifestyle changes. In this way, students have the opportunity to both engage with sustainability in their lives on campus and within their global community. Our goal is to initiate conversation and action within and beyond the Princeton community to encourage everyone to go green and take action for a more sustainable world.
Health in Princeton Schools (HIPS) is a Pace Center weekly volunteer project that seeks to increase health awareness in local elementary schools by recruiting Princeton University undergraduates to serve as young, relatable role models and mentors.
HHI (Homefront Health Initiative) is a SVC service project focused on health and education for the children of homeless families at the Homefront Family Campus in Trenton, NJ.
Insure Jersey is a student organization that reaches out to the over 250,000 uninsured New Jerseyans to help them make the decisions to enroll into a health insurance plan. We hold information events at local organizations to reach out to as many people as possible to improve their health care options.
Meals on Wheels (MoW) is a national organization that delivers meals to homebound individuals and has a local Mercer County chapter that serves Princeton, East/West-Windsor, Hightstown, Trenton, and Ewing.
Music is Medicine is a group on campus focused on bringing music to the ill and elderly. Our local chapter aims to bring the music of student Princetonians to local assisted living homes, nursing homes, and hospitals. In the past year, we worked with Brookdale Senior Living and Brandywine Senior Living.
Princeton Against Sex Trafficking is a Princeton University student organization dedicated to fighting all forms of modern-day slavery, including human trafficking, forced labour, and domestic servitude.
Building a service-oriented relationship with the autism community with outreach events while educating the campus about autism to promote understanding and service
DREAM Team is an immigrants' rights organization with a variety of projects geared at empowering our migrant community in Princeton, Trenton and the nation. Our mission is to treat human beings as such and to fight against the injustices in the migrant communities.
Serving the community since 1939, Princeton First Aid & Rescue Squad is a volunteer-led, non-profit, independent organization dedicated to providing the Princeton community with professional, courteous, and skilled emergency medical and technical rescue service.
Princeton Music Outreach (PMO) is comprised of instrumentalists and vocalists who perform music at assisted living homes in the Princeton area on a few Sundays every month.
Partners in Health (PIH) Engage aims to build the right to health movement by growing and amplifying PIH's mission, as a global health organization, worldwide.
We respond to the fire station on Witherspoon, responding to calls at the university and in the town.
Projects for Peace is an invitation to undergraduates at American colleges and universities in the Davis United World College Scholars Program to design their own grassroots projects for peace t
The Student Volunteers Council (SVC) supports impactful service organizations and empowers student leaders and volunteers of more than 30 regular volunteering projects.
SVC Ascend Hospice is a service project that partners with Ascend Hospice to provide end-of-life care to patients in care centers in the Princeton area. We volunteer weekly and offer active listening and companionship to the patients under our care.
TigerTAILS is a Student Volunteers Council service project focused on tending to a local no-kill animal shelter in Princeton, NJ. Our jobs at our community partner, SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals, are to make sure that the cat rooms look tidy for potential adopters, that laundry is done, and that the animals are socialized. We also have special sessions for volunteers that wish to become certified in training the dogs at the shelter.
An intercollegiate organization dedicated to raising funds and awareness for global health while empowering college students to pursue healthy lifestyles and strive to reach their physical potential.
TropicalClinics is a 501(c)3 U.S. nonprofit with the mission of building one-of-a-kind health centers in rural areas of developing nations (beginning in Kenya), utilizing a chaptership program that extends across the United States. Simply, we develop philanthropically-funded start-up healthcare clinics.
Unite for Sight (UFS) is an organization dedicated to raising awareness about preventable blindness and providing sight-restoring surgeries to underprivileged communities. Every month we hold two fundraising events, and 100% of the money we raise goes to providing comprehensive eye care to underserved patients in the hardest to reach slums and villages in Ghana, Honduras, and India.
SVC UMCPP is a volunteer project associated with the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro (UMCPP). We connect students interested in volunteering in a health care setting with UMCPP's volunteer program. Volunteers commit to a weekly three-hour shift in one of the units at the hospital (e.g. emergency room, pediatrics, neurology) and primarily work in roles that involve interacting with patients and helping the nursing staff.