Alumni Association Hosts Ninth Annual Alumni Day of Service

What better way can Kent State University alumni make a difference in their community than by volunteering with fellow Golden Flashes?Members of the Kent State University community volunteer during the Alumni Day of Service.

The Kent State Alumni Association is hosting the ninth annual Alumni Day of Service on Saturday, April 29, encouraging alumni worldwide to make a difference in their local communities. Participants can choose from more than 25 domestic and international volunteer sites.  

Alumni Association Assistant Director of Outreach Lisa Mascellino, ’94, says that the purpose of Alumni Day of Service is to bring Kent State alumni together, volunteering side by side and giving back to their communities.

“Alumni will have an opportunity to meet and reconnect with fellow Golden Flashes,” Mascellino says. “They will also be able to share a sense of pride by volunteering together and giving back to their communities and enjoy making new Kent State memories.”

All volunteers also will receive an alumni service day T-shirt. The RSVP deadline is April 9.

RSVP to a worksite and find more information about different locations and their requirements

Domestic Locations:

  • Akron, Ohio  
    • Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank
    • Haven of Rest
    • Akron Zoo
  • Ambridge, Pennsylvania - Old Economy Village
  • Beachwood, Ohio - The Gathering Place
  • Canton, Ohio - Save a Mom Pregnant Dog Rescue and Starks Parks 
  • Cleveland, Ohio
    • Greater Cleveland Food Bank
    • Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland
    • Cleveland Kids' Book Bank
    • Association of African American Cultural Gardens
    • The LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland
  • Columbus, Ohio - Camp Mary Orton
  • Kent, Ohio - Habitat for Humanity Restore and Be the Match
  • Los Angeles, California - Amigos de Los Rios
  • Newbury, Ohio - Lake-Geauga Habitat for Humanity Restore
  • New Philadelphia, Ohio - Friends of the Homeless/Pathways to Wellness
  • Painesville, Ohio - Lake County Historical Society
  • Phoenix, Arizona - Phoenix Zoo
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina - Neighbor to Neighbor 
  • Ravenna, Ohio - Loaves and Fishes
  • San Francisco, California - San Francisco Food Bank
  • Washington, D.C. - Food & Friends
  • Wooster, Ohio - Habitat for Humanity Restore

International Locations

  • Amman, Jordan - ​ Mother Teresa Center
  • Irbid, Jordan - SOS Children's Village


POSTED: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 02:36 PM
Updated: Thursday, December 8, 2022 09:24 PM
Abigail Winternitz