Colorado State University's nationwide alumni day of service

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Make a difference in your community

Colorado State University alumni and friends across the country will come together to participate in one day of service to their community on Saturday, April 21. Meanwhile, current CSU students will be doing the same thing in Fort Collins. Scroll down to find a project near you!

How to Get Involved

If you're interested in leading a project or getting involved with one of our participating Ram Networks, see below.

Share your work!

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Find a Project

Additional projects may be added as details become available.
If you'd like to organize a project, let us know!

Boston, Mass.

National Braille Press

88 St. Stephen Street, Boston


May 5, 9:30 a.m.–2 p.m.

CSU RAM volunteers will get the opportunity to work together in an assembly line-style setup to put together the children’s book with inserted clear plastic braille pages from front to back. These books enable families with blind children and sighted parents (or vice versa) to read together as the books include the original print and illustrations along with text and picture descriptions added in braille.  CSU volunteers will also receive a tour of the facility and have the opportunity to see the creation of braille materials. Starting from the very beginning of the process with transcribing a book into braille, all the way to seeing our original Heidelberg presses converted from printing ink to printing braille.

Click to register.

Contact: Dave Harelson, bostonramnetwork@alumni.colostate.edu


Denver, Colo.

CSU Day at The Urban Farm

In celebration of CSUnity Day of Service and Earth Day, The Urban Farm at Stapleton invites CSU alumni and friends to visit and explore the facility. Guests have the option of signing up for a community service project, attending the open house or both. Don't miss out on this fun opportunity to mingle with fellow rams while supporting a great organization in Denver.

The Urban Farm at Stapleton
10200 Smith Rd., Denver

Volunteer Service Project, 9-11 a.m. Check in: 8:30-9 a.m.

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New York City, N.Y.

Ascension Outreach Food Pantry

12 West 11th Street, New York, N.Y.


April 21, 8–10 a.m.

Come volunteer with fellow CSU Rams at the Michael D. Fender Food Pantry in Greenwich Village, distributing groceries to anyone willing to stand in line on a Saturday morning.  This presents a unique opportunity to have face-to-face interactions with this at-risk community. Distribution begins at 8 a.m. and runs until about 10 a.m. There is minimal physical labor and is a wonderful chance to serve others.

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Contact: Ashley Frost, ashleycfrost@gmail.com

Washington, D.C.

Anacostia Watershed Society - Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

1550 Anacostia Avenue NE, Washington, D.C.

April 20, 2018, 8:45 a.m. - noon

D.C. Rams will help clear invasive species, plant native species, and do general clean up inside the Kenilworth Aquatic Garden. All Ages & Abilities welcome (under 18 require parent's permission).

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Contact: Rob Rayburn, rayburn1916@gmail.com