Campus and Community Outreach Organizations

Hoping to give back to the community and do good across campus and beyond? Get to know our campus and community outreach organizations and click on any group name to connect with a representative via email. You can also contact us at to connect with the group of your choice!

EC Dance Marathon (ECDM)
Director of Operations: Hannah Lynam
Advisors: Kelli Connors, Student Activities and Susan Aguiar, Academic Advising
Emmanuel College Dance Marathon is a part of the nation-wide Miracle Network Dance Marathon programs that raise money for local Children Miracle Network Hospitals. We raise funds for Boston Children's Hospital to improve research, child life, and family support and care.

Emmanuel College Community Outreach (ECCO)
President: Jenny Jobe
Advisor: Deirdre Bradley-Turner, Mission & Ministry
ECCO works to promote social justice and service throughout the greater Boston community.

Habitat for Humanity
President: Julia Curiale
Advisor: Dr. Jason Kuehner, Dept. of Biology
We partner with the Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston Affiliate to beautify the local community and offer a life-changing opportunity to those desperately needing housing assistance. We participate in builds throughout the year and fund raise to help provide assistance to those in need within our community.

Love Your Melon Campus Crew
President: Lauren D'Addario
Advisor: Whitney Wilson, Academic Resource Center
Our purpose is to raise awareness about pediatric cancer and to continue the work and mission of Love Your Melon as a company.

President: Haley Connelly
Advisor: Dr. Liliana Busconi, Dept. of Biology
Our mission is to help families achieve greater freedom from the constraints of poverty and empower them to live healthier lives. We aim to achieve this goal by partnering with motivated individuals from the EC community.

Saints Giving Back
President: Ashley Paleski
Advisor: Kelli Connors, Student Activities
We work to give back to our community by providing home-cooked meals and desserts for the patients of Boston Children's Hospital and their families while also learning to cook and bake.

Support Our Troops
President: Victoria Clendaniel
Advisor: Sr. Karen Hokanson, SND, Dept. of Education
Our mission is is to provide support for soldiers, active duty troops and veterans who are within the Boston area, have relations to Emmanuel students and are fighting abroad. By engaging in activities that promote the welfare of soldiers and their loved ones, students will be exposed to the personal benefits of making a positive difference in another's life.

Tight Knit
President: Rachel Nazzaro
Advisor: Dr. Diane Shea, Assoc. Dean of Nursing
Tight Knit is a community outreach club that hones in on the ability of our campus knitters and other yarn crafts to create much needed cold weather attire for local homeless shelters and hospital patients.

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