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Drexel Serves

Alumni sort and distribute food at Philabundance. The organization’s mission is to drive hunger from our communities today and end hunger forever.

Food for All DC

Alumni volunteer at Food For All DC, a non-profit organization that strives to provide emergency food to those who are in temporary situations of need.

Sunday breakfast

Dragons distribute meals at Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission, an organization that strives to help the hungry, homeless and hurting.

Drexel Serves

The Drexel Serves program connects alumni to civic engagement opportunities and help strengthen our surrounding communities. We invite alumni in all regions to unite in service by helping to plan or participating in an upcoming Drexel Serves event.

Volunteer to be a civic alumni ambassador and work directly with the Office of Alumni Relations to plan and execute a community service event in your area.

For more information about this program, please contact Associate Director of Alumni Relations, Janeile Johnson ’10, ’13, at jj96@drexel.edu.

PROGRAM GOALS

  • Identify a variety of volunteer opportunities that are important to Drexel Alumni in the regions
  • Connect alumni to local civic engagement events organized by Alumni Relations and civic alumni ambassadors
  • Support local non-profits that are engaging with their communities

STAY IN THE LOOP

If you would like you receive communications regarding Drexel Serves news and upcoming events, please take a moment to fill out this brief online form.

Online volunteer opportunity

Let’s Welcome the Class of 2020! Submit a message of 20 words or a 20-second video showing your support and encouragement by June 4. Selected submissions will be highlighted and shared with the Class of 2020 as they become our newest alumni.

SUBMIT

Volunteer spotlight: AHAJI SCHREFFLER

BS INTERNATIONAL AREA STUDIES ’01, MS EDUCATION ’17
Schreffler’s civic engagement exemplifies the mission and purpose of the Drexel Serves program. Since 2011, she has worked with Love Orphanage in Haiti, developing and maintaining the non-profit’s online presence, organizing fundraising campaigns and leading volunteer programs.

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OTHER STORIES OF ALUMNI HELPING THEIR COMMUNITIES

G. P. Singh, '76, '79
Singh, his family, and members of the Sikh Dharamsal of San Antonio helped the San Antonio Food Bank deliver peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for a distribution that fed 600 households. 

Nancy Volpe Beringer ’16
“Project Runway” contestant Beringer is putting her sewing skills to good use by making custom surgical masks for hospitals in need.

Evan Ehlers ’19
Through his non-profit Sharing Excess, Ehlers is distributing unused food from closing restaurants to those who need it.

Chad Butters ’14
Butters, owner of Eight Oaks Farm Distillery, is using the alcohol he has on tap at his distillery to create hand sanitizer.

Vlad ’01 and Marat ’07 Mamedov
These brothers and founders of Boardroom Spirits are helping combat the shortage of hand sanitizer by making their own from distilled byproduct.

Let us know how you serve your community by sharing your story. Fill out our online form or post your story on social media with #DrexelServes.