Upcoming Events

Monday, January 15: MLK Interfaith Day of Service (co-sponsored by Waltham Group)
Time: 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Location: Levin Ballroom, Alumni Lounge, International Lounge (Usdan Student Center)
Description: Reflect on the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr., pack meals for food pantries, and enjoy a social-justice and education-themed fair with Brandeis clubs and local non-profits.

Thursday, January 18 (Brandeis Monday): Waltham Group Recruitment Night
Time: 7 p.m.-8 p.m.
Location: Shapiro Campus Center (SCC) Multipurpose Room and Atrium
Description: Interested in volunteering in the local community? If so, come to Waltham Group Recruitment Night and learn more about how to get involved with the largest student organization at Brandeis. Whether you’d like to volunteer with children, the elderly, individuals who are experiencing homelessness, or the environment, Waltham Group offers a program that caters to your interest.

Saturday, January 27: Waltham: The More You Know Experience
Time: 3 p.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Hassenfeld Conference Center (Upper Sherman)
Description: Do you volunteer in the local community? We are offering all-volunteer training to better prepare you to engage in the greater Waltham area. Learn more about Waltham’s demographics, history, and people by attending one of these sessions.

Saturday, February 3: Mini Day of Service
Description: We invite students, faculty, and staff to join the Waltham Group’s Community Connections for a mini day of service. Engage on-site with a community partner and reflect on your experience with your group. Snacks will be provided.

Tuesday, February 13-Thursday, February 15: February Blood Drive
Time: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location: Sherman Function Hall
Description: Students, faculty, and staff are invited to donate blood through the American Red Cross at the Waltham Groups’ February Blood Drive. Did you know that each pint can save up to three adult lives? Email the program coordinators at WGBloodDrive@gmail.com for more information on where to sign up.

Saturday, February 17th-Friday, February 23rd: Alternative Break Service Trips

Service Without Borders: More details will be coming soon!

Habitat for Humanity: Forsyth County, North Carolina. Volunteers will help construct a home a home in the community with the local Habitat chapter in Forsyth County, located in the western part of North Carolina.

Saturday, March 3: Zale Program Conference (Train the Trainer)
Time: 11 a.m-3 p.m.
Location: Hassenfeld Conference Center (Sherman Function Hall, Geller, Levine-Ross, and the Lurias)
Description: Are you a volunteer for an organization centered around individuals with disabilities? If so, this free conference will use a train the trainer model to teach you best practices for training others to volunteer with individuals who have disabilities. This is a regional conference for Brandeis volunteers and community partners such as regional Arcs and public schools.

Sunday, March 4: Mini Day of Service
Description: We invite students, faculty, and staff to join the Waltham Group's Community Connections for a mini day of service. Engage on-site with a community partner and reflect about your experience with your group. Snacks will be provided.

Sunday, March 25: Hunger & Homelessness's Spring Wellness Drive
Description: Travel around Waltham, collecting essential personal care items like clothing, toothpaste, deodorant and more from residents of Waltham to be donated to the Middlesex Human Services Agency.

Saturday, March 31st-Friday, April 6th: Alternative Break Service Trips
Service Without Borders: Phoenixville, PA. Volunteers are going to Camphill Village Kimberton Hills, which is a dynamic farming, gardening, and handcrafting intentional community that includes adults with developmental disabilities. 

Habitat for Humanity: More details will be coming soon! 

Saturday, April 14: Mini Day of Service
Description: We invite students, faculty, and staff to join the Waltham Group's Community Connections for a mini day of service. Engage on-site with a community partner and reflect about your experience with your group. Snacks will be provided.

Tuesday, April 24-Thursday, April 26: April Blood Drive
Time: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location: Sherman Function Hall
Description: Students, faculty, and staff are invited to donate blood through the American Red Cross at the Waltham Group's April Blood Drive. Did you know that each pint can save up to three adult lives? Email the program coordinators at WGBloodDrive@gmail.com for more information on where to sign up.

Monday, April 23: Celebration of Service
Time: 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Location: Faculty Club
Description: Have you been logging your community service hours on Sage? Do you want to celebrate our community’s commitment to service and social justice? Do you want to learn about the impactful community projects that the Rich/Collins Fellows have completed? Or learn more about all the lessons our alternative break trips have learned during their service trips? Do you want to dress up and have a blast with friends? Join us to celebrate our community's commitment to service and social justice. Rich/Collins Community Leadership and Impact Fellows will be presenting their projects as a part of this ceremony, and the Alternative Breaks will be doing a poster-presentations prior to the ceremony starting.