Have Fun While Serving the Community at The BIG Event TOMORROW!

Come join us on Saturday, April 21, 2018 when thousands of UAlbany students, faculty and staff will come together across campus and throughout Albany for the BIG Event, a day of community service.

“We’re hoping for 100 percent participation from our campus community,” said Martha Asselin, Director of UAlbany’s Center for Leadership and Service, and the coordinator of the University’s inaugural BIG Event.

Students excited for The BIG Event.


"The Big Event hopes to bring people together and help students build awareness and their resumes, while strengthening our pride in our communities," said Asselin.

There will be service activities fit for every individual and their interests, including but not limited to:

  • American Red Cross' Blood Drive, CPR training, and Sound the Alarm fire safety program
  • Pine Hills Cleanup
  • The RED Bookshelf's #books2beats sessions
  • Poor Peoples Campaign March and Rally
  • The Friends of Jaclyn Foundation card making event for children at the Albany Medical Center
  • Center for Leadership and Service's dog treat and toy making event
  • Northeast Avian Rescue's bird toy making event
  • Erie Canal Cleanup
  • American Cancer Society Relay for Life

And many more!

MASH will be tabling at Relay for Life throughout the day, along with our newest partner, Auden Albany. Come say hi and win some prizes!

Click here to register online on Engage UAlbany and to find out more information about the service opportunities tomorrow!