The Arizona Cactus Garden, first planted in the 1880s for Jane and Leland Stanford, was maintained until the 1920s. Since 1997, however, volunteers have been working to restore the garden. Today, volunteers rally around their passion for cacti gardening and enjoy the beauty of the plants.
Tiger Sun considers the problems behind “voluntourism” and how it may not lead to lasting effects.
Every weekend during winter and spring quarters, the student group Side by Side performs song varying in genre, style and level of musical accompaniment to the elderly at nursing homes in the Bay Area. Established in 1994, Side by Side adheres to its tradition of befriending senior citizens in the local area and sharing musical…
The Daily profiles three students who took time off from Stanford to pursue their professional and humanitarian goals.
YCore, a nonprofit organization seeking to reinvent volunteering for the millennial generation, hosted its launch party on Tuesday in which sponsors, partners and non-profit leaders came together to share their vision for YCore.
With a taste for quality challah and an appetite for social impact, Stanford’s Challah for Hunger group meets every Thursday to bake for charitable work.