Alpha Phi Omega (APO)
Alpha Phi Omega is a national co-ed community service fraternity. The Mu Alpha chapter was founded at Georgetown in 1956 and has been continuously active since. APO runs a comprehensive service program with over 16 different projects that serve DC.
Amnesty International is a chapter of the national organization working to increase awareness of human rights violations and advocate for the abolition of the death penalty.
Art Beyond the Margins
Art Beyond the Margins aims to provide a platform for the creation and display of art by Georgetown artists, with a specific focus on those from marginalized backgrounds. Although ABTM is intended to be a space highlighting the work of artists from marginalized backgrounds, it welcomes all Georgetown artists who are seeking a platform for the creation and display of their art.
Best Buddies Georgetown
Best Buddies is an organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Caring for Children with Cancer
Caring for Children with Cancer is a group dedicated to fundraising for, and creating connections and relationships with children and their families at the Lombardi Cancer Center.
College Next Door
College Next Door's mission is to create and develop long-term mentorships between DC public high school and Georgetown undergraduate underclassmen in order to provide high schoolers with sustainable, holistic, adaptive support. They aim for their mentors to leverage their experiences and passions to provide tangible routes to curating their mentee’s development and success.
Cristo Rey Tutoring
Cristo Rey Tutoring’s mission is to help Washington DC’s Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School students succeed in their educational goals. This organization provides motivation, educational help, and support for Cristo Rey students.
DCode works directly with local DC public and charter schools to stimulate interest in technology through tutoring and mentorship. Through interactive lessons and one-on-one support, DCode will combat the challenges faced by minority groups in the technology sector by providing a safe and open space for learning, experimentation, and growth.
Georgetown Ballers' mission is to inspire the young men and women of the juvenile justice system by empowering them with life skills and building lasting relationships both on and off the basketball court, with the ultimate goal of reducing the cycle of recidivism.
Georgetown University Math and Science Hands-On Enrichment (GUMSHOE)
GUMSHOE is a math and science outreach organization. The program was founded in 2007 and currently consists of over 90 Georgetown students who serve as tutors for hundreds of elementary, middle, and high school students.
Girl Talk is a mentoring program aimed at promoting awareness and support for secondary school girls in DC. Currently, Girl Talk partners with Duke Ellington School of Performing Arts to provide training workshops and group discussions.
GlobeMed at Georgetown
GlobeMed is a network of university students that partners with grassroots organizations around the world to improve the health of people living in poverty. GlobeMed of Georgetown specifically partners with Primeros Pasos, a clinic that serves Guatemala's impoverished population.
Grassroot Hoyas teaches middle school students throughout DC about HIV/AIDS awareness and community leadership.
GU League of United Latin American Citizens (GU LULAC)
GU LULAC seeks to serve as a community based program facilitating academic and professional development to high school students at the Latin American Youth Center in order to serve them in acquiring the academic, personal, leadership and vocational skills they need to be successful after high school.
GU Oncology Patient Support
Georgetown University Oncology Patient Support (GU OPS) is an organization founded on the principle of Cura Personalis, or care for the whole person, and its role in medicine.
GU Students for Health and Medical Equity (GUSHME)
GU Students for Health and Medical Equity is a secular, student-operated organization whose mission is to foster dialogue surrounding access and availability of healthcare services in Central America and promote awareness and cultural sensitivity around health issues in Central America among the GU student body. We will accomplish this by exploring social determinants of health, through cultural awareness and sensitivity programming on campus, through local service partnerships and experiences abroad.
Habitat for Humanity Georgetown
Georgetown Habitat for Humanity works with and for the DC community to combat homelessness and allows undergraduate students to have an active role in advocating for awareness and participating in local builds.
Heroes for Hearts
Heroes for Heart is a student-led CPR instructors that seeks to empower, prepare, and better equip the community to deal with any situation in which Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Automated External Defibrillator (AED) by training community members in this life-saving skill. The organization coordinates with the American Red Cross to train its instructors on CPR.
Hoya Helpers tutors 6th and 7th graders at Hardy Middle School, located across from Safeway on Wisconsin, in both math and English. We tutor once a week, on either Tuesday or Wednesday, from 3:30-4:30, and work one-on-one with struggling students to complete their homework and to learn basic skills. We do not create lesson plans of our own, but instead supplement and clarify the information they are already learning from their teachers. As these are some of the few remaining years that students have left before 9th grade, we see it as a crucial period in which students have a chance to catch up and get back on track before high school.
Hoyas Inspire Language Learners (formerly Young Diplomats of Seaton Elementary)
Hoyas Inspire Language Learners (HILL) is a club that tutors young children in various languages every Friday. Our mission is to expose students to new cultures and to inspire them to learn more about the world around them.
Hoya Taxa is a program is dedicated to providing free income tax preparation services to low-income families. This program provides students with an opportunity to enhance their knowledge of taxes and finances, and see how they can use these skills for the betterment of the community.
HOPE/Homeless Outreach Programs and Education
HOPE is an organization of Georgetown students dedicated to community involvement and service. HOPE focuses on issues of hunger and homelessness.
Hoyas for Immigrant Rights
Hoyas for Immigrant Rights works towards a campus that is a safe and open space for all members of the Georgetown community. The organization fosters informed and respectful dialogue about immigration and immigrant rights and is network of individuals committed to action and advocacy.
Hoyas Rescuing Leftover Cuisine
Rescuing Leftover Cuisine is Georgetown's chapter of a non-profit food rescue organization based in New York City that provides solutions to prevent excess wholesome cuisine from being wasted.
Make-A-Wish On Campus
Make-A-Wish Georgetown will promote awareness of various medical maladies with campaigns on Georgetown’s campus as well as support the Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic and the larger Make-A-Wish Foundation in granting the wishes of children with life-threatening conditions through the use of fundraising.
Male Development Association
Male Development Association works hand-in-hand with male students at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC. The mission of the organization is to afford students a different and older perspective on life, especially as it pertains to higher education, career development, personal branding and relationships.
Moneythink is a national organization that has been recognized by the White House and Forbes as a leader of innovation, and is the only movement of young people restoring the economic health of the United States through financial education. We strive to improve the financial capability of historically underserved high school students by mentoring them in topics such as how to save properly, manage a checking account, and make budgeting decisions through the use of a 10-week curriculum developed by the national organization and mentors who teach the material to small groups of students. The lessons are supplemented through the use of a cutting-edge social media app for smartphones that applies the classroom concepts to the real world.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
NAACP seeks to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of all citizens; to achieve equality of rights and eliminate race prejudice among the citizens of the United States; to remove all barriers of racial discrimination through democratic processes; to seek enactment and enforcement of federal, state, and local laws securing civil rights; and to inform the public of the adverse effects of racial discrimination and to seek its elimination. NAACP hosts a variety of events concerning racial justice and advocacy.
Native American Student Council
The Native American Student Council is a group of dedicated Native Americans and students interested in discussing and promoting tribal affairs, culture, and policies affecting Native American communities.
No Lost Generation
No Lost Generation works to promote education, protection, and support for adolescents and youth affected by the global refugee crisis. We aim to connect young individuals with opportunities to make change in the face of the global refugee and migration emergencies.
Operation Smile Club is an affiliation of Operation Smile whose purpose is to promote leadership, education, awareness, and service for this NGO in an effort to make possible their mission of transforming lives around the world. Operation Smile perform pro-bono surgeries in over 40 countries to children with cleft lip and/or palate.
Period Empowerment Project aims to improve and celebrate menstrual hygiene through advocacy and service; to promote menstrual hygiene as a right, and to provide feminine hygiene products to women in need.
Prison Outreach provides inmates at facilities in Arlington and Alexandria, VA with one-on-one tutoring and exposure to a variety of academic disciplines. These sessions enhance the inmates’ critical thinking, as well as written and oral communication.
Project Sunshine Georgetown’s mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of children struggling with medical illnesses by coordinating and participating in free recreational, social and educational activities with patients and their families.
Relay for Life
Georgetown Relay for Life is an event that raises funds for the American Cancer Society. Relay raises more than $200,000 annually with participation from more than a quarter of the student body.
Saint Elizabeth Outreach
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Outreach Program visits St. Elizabeth's Psychiatric Hospital to spend quality time socializing, interacting, and hanging out with residents who often have little other contact with the outside world. Card games and board games are among the favorite activities.
The Special Olympics Club at Georgetown connects Georgetown students and individuals with intellectual disabilities through a unified sports league and participation in local Special Olympic events. This will foster friendships, promote the inclusion of individuals with intellectual disabilities, and build a more accepting campus.
Stride for College
The Stride for College of Georgetown mentoring program connects low-income high school students with undergraduate student mentors, who work with them one-on-one through the college application and financial aid processes over the course of one year.
Sursum Corda Tutoring Organization
The Sursum Corda Literacy program is a tutoring organization working with after school programs and youth development at the Perry School Community Center near the Sursum Corda housing cooperative in Washington, DC.
Truth and Human Rights in North Korea (THiNK)
THINK works to educate the campus about the grave and often ignored humanitarian crisis that continues to afflict citizens of North Korea.
UNICEF-Georgetown is a student organization that aims to educate, advocate, and fundraise for children. It supports the goals of the United Nations Children's Fund ”to advocate for the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential.”