Immaculata University Campus Ministry organizes and participates in various ongoing service programs, service trips, and service projects.
Habitat for Humanity Summer Break Trip
Applications are now available for the June1-7, 2014 Habitat for Humanity Summer Break Trip to Pendleton County, WV where we will be working with Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity. There are limited spaces available. Contact Jessica Morrell at: firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information. Get your application and more information here
or you can pick one up in the Campus Ministry Office. The dealine to apply is April 9, 2014.
Sandy Relief Trip
Campus Ministry sponsors a service trip over summer break to assist with much-needed Super-storm Sandy relief in the New Jersey area. This trip qualifies for the Federal Work-Study Service Program. Feel free to contact Jessica with any further inquiries at: email@example.com
Salesian Service Experience, Camden NJ
Campus Ministry, with funding from SAF, sponsors a three-night, four-day trip to Camden, NJ to work with the Oblates of St. Francis DeSales.
The experience will include prayer, reflection, Mass and service. Service opportunities will include: distributing food at a food pantry, serving the homeless, and spending time with at-risk children.
After School Pals
A program in which students from Immaculata go to St. Rose of Lima Catholic School in West Philadelphia to spend time helping with homework, playing outside, and working on life skills with the students of the Rosebush After Care Program.
Read what Kevin Moore had to say about his experiences at After School Pals.
Operation Helping Hands: New Orleans Katrina Relief
Students from Immaculata University have been traveling to New Orleans, Louisiana, to aid in Katrina Relief since Hurricane Katrina in 2005. We have partnered with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, the St. Bernard Project, Second Harvest Food Bank, and the New Orleans Mission to work on projects ranging from gutting and building homes,sorting food donations and serving food to the homeless of the city.
Read what Dominique Murray had to say about her trip to New Orleans.
Habitat for Humanity Alternative Spring Break
During spring break, students from Immaculata University travel to a participating Habitat for Humanity Chapter and help build homes and participate in service projects in the community.
Read what Elizabeth Rosinski had to say about her trip to Morgantown, West Virginia, on a Habitat for Humanity Alternative Spring Break Trip.
Project FIAT International:
Volunteer in El Salvador
This week-long opportunity in El Salvador takes place during spring break and includes building houses and roads side by side with local communities, helping to nurture malnourished children, and teaching skills to neighborhood children. This trip also includes immersion in the culture of the people, time for reflection, and enjoyment of the beauty of El Salvador.
Read what Edward (Ted) Matyas had to say about his experience in El Salvador with Project FIAT International.
Other service opportunities sponsored by Immaculata University Campus Ministry include:
St. Patrick's Outreach
Blankets for Bethesda
Camilla Hall Outreach
Leaves for Love
Renew the Grotto
Stone Harbor Outreach