Social Action & Service Student Groups

  1. Members promote Autism Speaks U in the Quadrangle.

    Autism Speaks U

    Autism Speaks U at Manhattan College aims to engage the campus and local community in awareness, advocacy and fundraising efforts to help individuals and families affected by autism.

  2. Official logo of best buddies.

    Best Buddies

    Best Buddies International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

  3. Cards are created to uplift people in need.

    Cards for a Cause

    This club meets weekly to create homemade cards for nursing homes, children's hospitals, deployed soldiers and others in need of a pick-me-up.

  4. CRS ambassadors present Fair Trade poster.

    Catholic Relief Services Student Ambassadors

    Manhattan College's CRS Student Ambassadors mobilize campus engagement through tangible acts of solidarity with the global poor to build a just and peaceful world.

  5. Engineer lays groundwork for building bridge.

    Engineers Without Borders

    Manhattan College's Engineers Without Borders student chapter consists of a group of dedicated and passionate Lasallian engineering students.

  6. Students hold climate change poster.

    Green Club

    The Green Club is dedicated to sustainability at the College, in the community and throughout the world.

  7. A sign for peace.

    JustPeace

    JustPeace is a platform for students to discuss social issues and take part in community service projects, based on the principles of our founder, Saint John Baptist de La Salle.

  8. Lasallian Collegians present a poster advertising the organization.

    Lasallian Collegians

    Lasallian Collegians combine their love of Manhattan College with a drive to engage in faith, service and community. Members can attend various retreats that strategize ways to embody our Lasallian heritage, and organize events year-round.

  9. LOCo members team up with the food waste-reducing organization, CityHarvest.

    LOCo: Lasallian Outreach Collaborative

    The Lasallian Outreach Collaborative (LOCo) is a weekly community service program that partners student volunteers with local community-based organizations in the Bronx and greater New York City area.

  10. College student engages with baby in underserved country.

    LOVE: Lasallian Outreach Volunteer Experience

    The Lasallian Outreach Volunteer Experience (LOVE) is Manhattan College's flagship service-immersion program for students. Each LOVE trip offers a different social justice experience.

  11. College students play basketball with special needs children.

    Manhattan College Games

    Manhattan College Games is an annual day of activities for people with special needs.

  12. Relay for Life graphic

    Relay for Life

    Relay for Life at Manhattan College is held each spring in solidarity with the American Cancer Society's mission to support cancer survivors, raise money for a cure and eradicate cancer altogether.

  13. SPORT graphic

    Saturday Program of Recreation and Teaching (SPORT)

    The Saturday Program of Recreation and Teaching (SPORT) is a 25-year-old Saturday recreation program for individuals with disabilities held at Manhattan College.

  14. VITA: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

    VITA: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

    Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) is an IRS-sponsored program that provides training and certification classes to volunteers who wish to help prepare tax returns for low-income individuals.