Community Support Programs

Alpha Phi Omega is a national coeducational service organization founded on the principles of Leadership, Friendship and Service. It provides its members the opportunity to develop leadership skills as they volunteer on their campus, in their community, to the nation, and to the organizationContact Meghan Boyer,

Best Buddies Tulane The mission of Best Buddies International is to establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Tulane’s chapter pairs students with people with IDD in order to promote social inclusion for everyone. Contact Isabelle Everett,

Bridging Generations(BG) aims to foster relationships between Tulane students and seniors in the New Orleans community. BG is partnered with six different assisted living facilities in the local area, where volunteers organize fun events and make Grandfriends in the meantime!

Food Justice Advocates is the result of a merger between Food for Thought and Action (a non-profit organization with a simple purpose: to offer delicious, healthy, high-quality foods at affordable prices, particularly to folks living in areas with limited access to nutritious eating options) and The Hope Gardens Project (works to promote sustainability and community through urban agriculture. We partner with urban farms in the Lower Ninth ward and Central City. We provide our partners with support and volunteers while exposing students to food justice issues in the less familiar neighborhoods of New Orleans). Contact Orly Ludwig,

Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit housing ministry founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a decent, safe and affordable place to live. Tulane’s chapter travels to different parts of the New Orleans area to build. No construction experience is needed. Contact Erin Bender,

Hunger and Homelessness Action Team of Tulane (HATT) combats the issues of hunger and homelessness in the city through a number of different avenues, including service with UNITY and local homeless shelters and donation drives.

Tulane Green Club is an environmental service, education, activism, and awareness organization at Tulane. We work to engage campus on issues of environmental sustainability and connect students with environmental organizations in the New Orleans community. Contact Allyson Martin,

Tulane United for Autism is an organization that strives to improve the lives of those affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders through advocacy, awareness, fundraising and volunteering. We host awareness events on campus, raise money for research and local and national programs, and volunteer with several local organizations.  Hailey Brooke Adler,

Tulane University Service Dog Training and Education Program (TUSTEP) works with the national organization Canine Companions for Independence to aid those with physical, mental and hearing disabilities by raising assistance dogs that will eventually be owned by disabled folks. We are creating a means for students to go through the process of service puppy raising by working with the university and each other to create the connections and an environment where students are able to do so. Contact Ryan McNamara, or Jessica Altman,

If you have any questions regarding Community Support organizations contact Lauren Cronin,


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