Weekly Service Opportunities
After School Pals (Monday)
Visit St. Rose of Lima Catholic School in West Philadelphia to spend time with the students of the Rosebush After Care Program, helping them with homework, playing outside, and working on life skills.
Chester County Food Bank (Tuesday)
Serve in the kitchen and warehouse facilities of the Chester County Food Bank in a variety of ways, including preparing and packing fresh food for local families in need.
Coatesville Kids to College (Wednesday)
Tutor and mentor middle school students from the Coatesville Area School District.
Camilla Hall Visits (Every Other Thursday)
Visit and socialize with the retired IHM Sisters who reside in Camilla Hall.
Service and Mission Trips
Alternative Break Urban Immersion (Salesian Service Experience, Camden NJ)
Campus Ministry, with funding from SAF, sponsors a two-night, three-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.
View more information about the basic elements of the experience.
Habitat for Humanity Alternative Spring Break, Collegiate Challenge
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.
IU Work Crew, 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 including gutting and building homes, sorting food donations and serving food to the homeless of the city.
Other Service Opportunities
Other service opportunities sponsored by Immaculata University's Campus Ministry include:
Grotto Work Days
Leaves for Love
Stone Harbor Outreach
Social Justice Programming
Catholic Relief Services Fair Trade Sale
Homelessness Awareness Sleepout
Kick Poverty Out Soccer Tournament
Social Justice Film Series
"Social Justice" Small Group Faith Community