Social Impact

Gonzaga education professors and students take Art from the Heart to the YWCA.

Gonzaga's ethos starts with community service

  • Gonzaga's Center for Community Action and Service Learning (CCASL) engages more than 3,000 students per year with more than 100 community partners, through an average of 30 programs
  • 200 GU students annually provide renovation assistance to area schools and camps, such as Camp Dart-Lo, Camp Cross and Trinity School
  • The Rosauer School of Education’s Center for Applied Behavior Analysis serves children with severe behavioral disabilities for no or low cost to families
  • University Legal Assistance has provided pro bono legal services to qualifying low-income residents of Spokane County, through Gonzaga’s School of Law, since 1975
  • Faculty and staff serve as board members, volunteers, pastors and donors in more than 425 Spokane organizations ranging from churches to charities, service organizations and arts programs
  • Institute for Action Against Hate is working to counter hate through research, advocacy and education
  • Gonzaga Indian Education Outreach Program provides summer research internships at Gonzaga for students from Wellpinit High School
  • Campus Kitchen at GU has provided almost 15,000 meals to low-income families in Spokane
  • Campus Kids and other mentoring programs provided 689 at-risk elementary and middle school students with academic assistance in fall 2009 at no cost to families — or schools
  • Mark and Marcy Few's Coaches vs Cancer Basketball Gala and Golf Classic have raised more than $4 million to fight cancer