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Global Day of Service

Temple University’s Global Day of Service is designed to unite Temple alumni and friends worldwide in community service on a single day! Global Day of Service is a great opportunity to help spread the pride alumni have for Temple, recognize the combined efforts that alumni have on local communities, and demonstrate how Temple alumni change the world!

3rd Annual Global Day of Service
November 2015
Temple Owls coming together to serve others and their communities! Everywhere!


Global Day of Service 2014

The 2nd Annual Global Day of Service in 2014 included over 450 participants at 27 scheduled events in 15 cities, eight states and three countries.

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Global Day of Service 2013

Last years’ inaugural event included 350 volunteers in 8 states, 13 cities, 3 countries and with over 20 charities and causes.

2013 Global Day of Service Photos:

2013 Global Day of Service Videos:


Philly TUAA Global Day of Service
  • Improve a local community
  • Provide alumni another reason to participate
  • Pride of Institution, wearing the Temple “T”; Temple alumni are contributory members of society!
  • Increase respect for social causes
  • Stress free networking
  • Spotlight leadership skills of Temple alumni
  • Regional alumni interaction
  • It is fun and feels good too!

How can I participate?

Sign up for an existing event or simply conduct an activity on your own. Suggestions for short-term volunteer activities are listed below. The opportunities are endless. Check back in fall 2015 for more information on participating in the 3rd annual Global Day of Service.

Suggestions for Volunteering in Your Area

  • Donate blood
  • Collect sporting equipment for a town group
  • Serve food at a soup kitchen
  • Donate gently used clothing and toys
  • Volunteer at your local hospital or retirement community
  • Help beautify your city
  • Help at or donate supplies to your local animal shelter
  • Deliver meals to homebound individuals
  • Pick up litter in a local park or along a highway
  • Donate food items to your local food bank
  • Make seamless blankets for the homeless
  • Help someone learn to read
  • Donate books to your local library
  • Collect coats for the homeless
  • Donate toiletry items to a local shelter
  • Write to soldiers
  • Knit baby caps for a local hospital
  • Plant a tree
  • Coach a child’s sports team
  • Become a mentor/Provide Career Advice
  • Give to Temple!

Social Media

Global Day of Service

Help us spread the word to fellow Owls by sharing your photos and stories on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! Let’s show the world that Temple Owls are doing great things for their communities around the world!

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More information about Global Day of Service

Please feel free to contact Michelle Nicoletto at mnic@temple.edu or (215) 204-4293 with any questions.

Unable to participate?

Make a gift to Temple student service projects or an area of your choice.

Get Social!

Share your photos and stories on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!


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