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.
Hunger & Homelessness
Bogle Fellows in Civic Service
Breakout Princeton is a student-driven alternative break program that encourages engagement with domestic social issues through immersion in communities.
Challah for Hunger
Challah for Hunger (CfH) is a national organization that brings people together to bake and sell challah, in an effort to raise money and awareness for social justice causes. Here at Princeton, Challah for Hunger donates half of its proceeds from sales to Mercer Street Friends Food Bank, located in Trenton NJ. The other half goes to Mazon: A Jewish Response to Hunger.
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!
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity is a service project that works with families to build affordable housing with our local affiliates. Currently, it is are focused on a project of six houses in Trenton, NJ which we help build on-site twice a month, as well as fundraising and activism efforts on campus.
Loaves and Fishes
Loaves and Fishes is a soup kitchen in Trenton that serves meals on the last two Saturdays of each month.
Meals On Wheels
Meals on Wheels 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. Volunteers have the opportunity to participate weekly in meal delivery and/or the support program, which pairs students with MoW participants for weekly conversations.
Projects for Peace
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 that they themselves will implement in the summer.
Send Hunger Packing
Send Hunger Packing is the Mercer Street Friends food bank's backpacking program for kids. The program provides healthy meals for children to eat on the weekends. Princeton helps out by transporting the food from the food bank to five local elementary schools.