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Grads Give Back is an annual event, co-sponsored by the Office of Graduate Student Life and the Graduate Student Association (GSA) which aims to engage BC graduate and professional students in our local community. Check out the OGSL Facebook page for photos from last year!


The 2016 Grads Give Back event took place April 9th, 2016!
2017 registration will take place in March 2017!


Our 2016 Partners


Zoo New England / Franklin Park Zoo
Zoo New England (ZNE) is the non-profit organization responsible for the operation and management of the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston, MA. ZNE is dedicated to teaching conservation through responsible management and exhibition of wildlife. Volunteers will work outside on the park grounds and assist with park maintenance projects. 


Cradles to Crayons 
Cradles to Crayons was founded in 2002 with the mission of providing children ages 0 to 12 with some of the most important basics of life, including clothes and school supplies, free of charge. Volunteers will work at the C2C Giving Factory sorting donations and putting together "KidPacks" for families. 


Covenant House
Covenant House was first built in 1982 to provide quality, affordable housing for seniors and disabled residents.  Today, Covenant House has 242 units in the Brighton/Brookline area. A multi-ethnic, multi-lingual community, the building maintains student programs with Lesley College, Boston University and Boston College. Volunteers will visit with residents and assist with general projects around the Housing center. 


More questions?  Feel free to contact us at or by calling the Murray Graduate Student Center at 617-552-1855.