Ongoing Programs

Bucknell Buddies

An after school tutoring program that is offered at local schools in conjunction with Bucknell University. || More about Bucknell Buddies

Community Garden

The Lewisburg Community Garden Project offers plots to local residents interested in growing their own produce. || More about the Lewisburg Community Garden Project

Community Harvest

Held at St. Andrews Church in Milton, this weekly Bucknell sponsored hot meal program, is run by students, staff, faculty, and local community members. || More about Community Harvest


We have many community service crafting projects that benefit the local area. || More about Crafting

ESL Tutoring

The Bucknell ESL Tutoring Program supports English Language Learners in local school districts and community sites. || More about ESL Tutoring

Head Start Outreach

Part of the National Head Start Association, a private non-profit organization that provides services of education, health, nutrition and parent involvement to low-income families with children. || More about Head Start Outreach

Meadow View and Essex Place Tutoring

After-school tutoring for the children of Essex Place, an affordable housing complex located within minutes of Bucknell's campus, and Meadow View located north on Route 15. || More about Meadow View and Essex Place Tutoring

Snack Pack

Provides a pack of food 1 weekend a month to low-income families with school-aged children. || More about Snack Pack

Annual Programs

Black History Month Service

Celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with our many different service events. || Learn More

Community Service Fair

Each September and January, local agencies seeking volunteers are invited to campus to recruit volunteers for their organizations. || How to Participate

Empty Bowls

An innovative program to raise money for local foods programs that assist the needy. || Learn More

Giving Tree

Provide holiday gifts for local community members in need. || Learn More

Neighborhood Thaw Out

Assist downtown businesses with spring projects. || Learn More

Polar Bear Plunge

Take a dip in the mighty Susquehanna River to benefit the Lewisburg Downtown Partnership. || Learn More

Turkey and Trimmings Holiday Basket

Fill baskets with Thanksgiving dinner items for local families in need. || Learn More

Custom Programs

Individual Placements

For individual placements, please contact Lynn Pierson for community service opportunities or Kyle Bray for service-learning opportunities.

Alternate Break Trips

Go on a Bucknell Trip

Bucknell faculty, staff, and student organizations have service trips to offer from around campus. || Learn More

Work with a Service Organization

There are many non-Bucknell organizations that host alternative break trips. || Learn More

Plan Your Own Experience

Students can design their own learning and service opportunities and pursue their passion for making a difference. || Learn More


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