Woods for Others

Founded in 2021,  Woods for Others is a service learning program designed to enhance student engagement through community building, service, and reflection through In-person and virtual events open to all Woods students, alumni, faculty, and staff interested in service and community.

Woods for Others event

Woods for Others Events


Students sorting clothing

Days of Service at Cradles to Crayons

Hands-on processing of the donated goods to ultimately be distributed to the children Cradles to Crayons serves.


Students sorting food

Meal kit preparation at Catholic Charities of Boston

Help pack food for distribution to families Catholic Charities of Boston serves.


Student smiling during retreat

Manresa Retreats

Open to Woods College students only, two retreats are hosted during the Academic Year. Retreats are an opportunity to have real conversations with other students about finding and pursuing passions, relax and discover meaning and purpose in your life. Learn more about the upcoming retreat!


Student holding a pizza slice

Grab and go pizza parties before class

Students are invited to join classmates to grab a slice of pizza before class at the end of each semester at the Woods College offices.

Sun reflection on ocean waves

Reflections on Zoom

Open to all Woods College students, these 30-minute sessions are conducted by Sister Jeanne Gribaudo; this is a space to take time away from our super busy life for reflection. Time to just be.

Collection Bin

Drives for Cradles to Crayons

Collection of school and art supplies, toiletries, and socks takes place during the academic year. All donations are distributed to the community Cradles to Crayons serves.


Welcome to our Woods for Others Community


Woods for others members during a day of service


Get involved!

Fill out the form below to get all the information you need. If you have any questions, please contact Sister Jeanne Gribaudo at gribaudo@bc.edu

Woods for Others Interest Form



Student Advisory Board


The Woods for Others Student Advisory Board is a leadership opportunity offered to Woods students passionate about service and seeking community within Woods College. Board members organize and create experiences for Woods students to be "men and women for and with others."  All members have a voice in implementing virtual and in-person opportunities for student engagement in service, reflection, and community building. 

You can be a member of the Student Advisory Board!

The commitment is to attend a once-a-month meeting during the academic year and participate in as many events as possible.

Students playing with a little girl at Catholic Charities shelter
Student with two boys at Catholic Charities shelter
Student with a little boy at Catholic Charities shelter

Fall Semester Day of Service Memories - September 2023


Upcoming Events