Immaculata University Campus Ministry organizes and participates in various ongoing service programs, service trips, and service projects.
Summer Break 2013
Sandy Relief Trip
Campus Ministry will be sponsoring a new service trip over summer break to assist with the much needed Super-storm Sandy Relief in the Manasquan, NJ Area. Applications are available by clicking on the link below. There are a limited amount of spaces available, so apply today. This trip qualifies for the Federal Work Study Service Program. Feel free to contact Jessica with any further inquiries at: email@example.com
Dates: May 20-25, 2013 (beginning and ending date could change by no more than one day each)
Location: Manasquan, NJ and surrounding area
Applications and More Information
New for Spring Break 2013:
Salesian Service Experience, Camden NJ
Campus Ministry with funding from SAF will be sponsoring a 3 night, 4 day trip to Camden New Jersey 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 '12 has 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 to work on projects ranging from gutting houses to painting homes for the residents of New Orleans.
Read what Dominique Murray, class of 2009, has to say about her trip to New Orleans.
Habitat for Humanity
Alternative Spring Break
During their 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 '11, has 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 ’09 has 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
Re New the Grotto
Stone Harbor Outreach