Community Service

BSAC is committed to serving the greater Harlem and NYC communities through service projects, often in collaboration with the Morningside Area Alliance or Columbia Community Service. Please keep an eye on this page for announcements and further details about upcoming opportunities to give back.

CCS's Coat & Clothing Drive (Feb. 1 - April 30):

BSAC invites staff and the Barnard Community to participate in Columbia Community Service's Annual Coat and Clothing Drive. We will be collecting clean and gently used clothing items starting Monday, February 4th. Donations boxes will be located in Barnard Hall Lobby and Milbank Hall Lobby. Our goal this year is to collect and donate 1,100 items! We hope you'll join us in our efforts!

 

Past Initiatives

BSAC's Coat Drive - Winter 2019
First annual BSAC Coat Drive in support of Broadway Presbyterian Church, our morningside Heights neighbor serving community members in need. The Barnard Community donated over three times are goal with 185 items which included 99 coats and 86 assorted items (hats, scarves and gloves)! 

BSAC's Season of Giving Food Drive - Fall 2018
First annual BSAC Season of Giving Food Drive in support of Broadway Presbyterian Church, our Morningside Heights neighbor serving community members in need. The Barnard Community donated 357 food items just in time for Thanksgiving! 

CCS's Coat & Clothing Drive - Spring 2018
A coat and clothing drive, conducted in partnership with Columbia Community Service, took place in Spring 2018. BSAC is thrilled to announce that the Barnard community donated 1,058 articles of clothing, which were distributed to the Riverside Language Program (serving new immigrants and refugees) and Cathedral Community Cares (a neighborhood clothing closet for the needy and those returning to the workforce).