9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance


When Is It?

This year's National day of service is on Saturday, September 12. The day will begin with breakfast and registration at 7:30 a.m. All students, faculty/staff, and Alumni are welcome to join and serve!

During breakfast in the Student Center Ballrooms, local fire fighters, EMS members, and police officers will be honored for their first response to the 2001 attacks.


What Exactly Will I Be Doing?

Following the special ceremony, volunteers will go off to different service sites to make an impact while creating a stronger network with community organizations.


Off-Campus Service Sites:

  • Community FoodBank Of NJ
  • Paterson School #5 Garden Project
  • Hilltop Reservation

On Campus Service Sites:

  • Sandwich Making
  • Carewear Fabric Bears
  • Blanket Project
  • The Salvation Army Tags Project
  • Toiletry Kits For The Homeless
  • Card Making

(All student volunteers will register for specific service sites on the morning of the Day of Service. Spots for service sites will be given on a first-come first-served basis. Some sites will be added at a later date.)


How Do I Sign Up?


Students can RSVP for the National Day of Service via Hawksync: https://orgsync.com/89627/events/1000737/occurrences/2209135

To sign up for The Community FoodBank of NJ (spots fill up fast!), please fill out the orgsync form by Sept. 1st. https://orgsync.com/89627/forms/155736/submissions



Alumni can RSVP by contacting Alumni Relations: Daniel Truitt, truittd@mail.montclair.edu or Stacy Albanese, albaneses@mail.montclair.edu 



Faculty And Staff

Faculty and Staff can RSVP by contacting Robin Paoletti, paolettir@mail.montclair.edu, Learning Coordinator for the Center for Community Engagement.