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Friday, Aug 21, 2020

Princeton University faculty and staff donated 180 school supply kits to Princeton Human Services that will be given to students in the Princeton Public Schools at the start of the upcoming school year.

Monday, Oct 22, 2018

by the Office of Communications

Kristin Appelget, the University’s director of community and regional affairs, announced the gift at a Habitat for Humanity reception held at Prospect House on campus Thursday evening, Oct. 11. President Christopher L. Eisgruber and other University officials...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018

by the Office of Community and Regional Affairs

Princeton University recently contributed $50,000 to Princeton Community Housing’s (PCH) capital campaign in recognition of PCH’s 50th anniversary and the longtime collaborative relationship between the two institutions.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
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Princeton University recently made a $10,000 contribution to the West Windsor-Plainsboro Send Hunger Packing program.  This program provides weekend meal packages for approximately 175 children from grades K to 6 in the West Windsor-Plainsboro School District in association with Mercer Street Friends.

Monday, Oct 17, 2016
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by Michael Hotchkiss, Office of Communications

Improving access to affordable housing is a critical challenge around the country and across the globe. It's also an urgent concern just across Nassau Street from the University campus, in the municipality of Princeton.

Monday, Oct 10, 2016
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by Danielle Alio, Office of Communications

Since 2009, the Princeton University Volunteer Fire Program has been serving both the University and surrounding community. The program consists of about 30 University staff members who volunteer during business hours to respond to emergencies with the Princeton Fire Department.

Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016
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For their recent trip to Littlebrook Elementary School, Princeton University's student-athletes swapped their textbooks for storybooks on potatoes, sharks and trains.

Thursday, Jun 16, 2016
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Princeton residents celebrated the town's new freeB community shuttle bus during a ceremony Thursday on Hinds Plaza. Princeton University provided funds for the town to purchase the vehicle.