SVC Rescue Mission of Trenton is a weekly service project at the Rescue Mission of Trenton, an emergency shelter that provides food and clothing to men and women in Trenton. Volunteers will assist with the meal service which occurs twice daily, as well as with operation of the Courtesy Store where individuals can visit and receive clothing free of charge. Areas of service will be flexible depending on the needs of the shelter's residents and clients.
Service and civic engagement are a central part of what it means to be a Princetonian. Service Focus is a Princeton University program that bridges service and learning across the first two years of the undergraduate experience.
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.
Challah for Hunger is a joint Pace Center-Center for Jewish Life group that raises money and awareness for hunger-based charities through baking and selling challah, traditional Jewish bread eaten on Shabbat and holidays. The money from our sale goes to benefit Mercer Street Friends, a local food bank that serves the Trenton-Mercer County area, Jewish Family and Children's Services (JFCS), the only kosher food pantry in Mercer County, and MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, a national organization working to end hunger among people of all faiths and backgrounds in the United States and Israel.
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!
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.
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.