Yale Day of Service in New Haven

The Urban Resources Initiative planted trees in Wooster Square Park.
Urban Resources Initiative is a Yale university partnership that fosters community-based land stewardship and promotes environmental education.
Cleaning and re-shelving books at The Institute Library.
The Institute Library (founded 1826) is New Haven, Connecticut's oldest independent circulating library and one of the last remaining membership libraries in North America.
The New Haven Young Men's Institute, as the organization was named in its state charter of 1841, was a center of literary culture, adult education, and civil discourse in New Haven.
Parts of the library left untouched for nearly a century are being renovated to provide a new forum for cultural and literary life in New Haven.
Volunteers work at Common Ground High School's urban farm at the base of West Rock, helping with planting and composting their organic garden.
Common Ground High School, Urban Farm and Environmental Education Center is a center for environmental learning and leadership in New Haven.
Working the Grill at the Veterans Administration Hospital in West Haven during a picnic for members of the Blind Veterans Rehabilitation Unit.
Volunteers visited the unit and assisted in serving Blind Veterans.
Volunteers joined the patients and staff for lunch.
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Alumni, staff, students, family, and friends in the New Haven area were among the thousands around the globe who gave back to their communities as part of the fourth annual international Yale Day of Service on May 12.