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Community Service

What we do

The Community Service Committee identifies and coordinates community service opportunities for the administrative population at the University. The Committee has taken on such projects as a variety of fundraising walks, community relief collections, and a variety of drives and other service efforts.

Current causes

AMC Adopt-A-School Book Drive

Our Adopt A School Campaign benefits the Charles A. Dorsey School - P.S. 67. Help to make a difference in these children's lives!

Naughty Knitters

We are a volunteer knitting and crocheting group that brings together administrators, students, and alumni from across NYU to create handmade items for local charities. Funded by generous support from the AMC and the NYU Office of Civic Engagement, we have donated over 4,000 baby blankets, hats, scarves, and other items to local charities since our founding in 2004.

Previous charitable organizations include Care for the Homeless, Visiting Neighbors, Kitty Kind, Chemo Crochet, and the U.S.O.

Knitting and crocheting supplies are available for participants at each session. Both experienced and novice knitters and crocheters are welcome. If you would like to learn to knit or crochet or to reawaken dormant skills, we would love for you to join us in our mission of spreading warmth and love through friendship and yarn!

Past events

AMC Annual Recycling Drive | January 16 - March 2, 2018
As winter break ends, time to clean out those closets and bring in the following items cellphones, eyeglasses, jewelry, silverware, fronts of greeting cards, old pillowcases, blankets, towels and sneakers.

AMC Thanksgiving Drive | October 16 - November 10, 2017
Donations will be for the Xavier Mission in Manhattan. ThisĀ  organization helps our local communities and neighbors that struggle to feed their families every day.

AMC Toy Drive | November 27 - December 14, 2017
Help brighten the holidays for local children living in the 9th Police Precinct, the East Village, the Lower East Side, the children in the 84th Police Precinct, the area surrounding our Brooklyn campus, as well as children attending the Herbert G. Birch Manhattan Early Childhood Center serving those with autism and other special needs.