WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Approximately 390 Berkeley College faculty, staff, alumni and honor students volutneered more than 1,400 hours of community service at three New York sites, including two in White Plains, Friday, June 5.
The sixth annual Berkeley College Community Service Day provides Berkeley College faculty, staff, alumni and students with an opportunity to serve the community at various service-based organizations, according to a press release.
The result is thousands of hands-on service hours donated to the neighborhoods surrounding the college. Community Service Day is an initiative of Berkeley Cares, which throughout the year assists charities in the critical areas of food, shelter, health and student success, according to a press release.
Volunteers worked at three locations in New York, including Gilda's Club Westchester in White Plains; Food Bank for Westchester in Elmsford; and the White Plains YMCA in White Plains.
During the day, volunteers planted flowers, hosted breakfast, sorted and packed food donations, landscaped playground areas and more, according to a press release.
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