I Make A Difference:
National Jesuit Alumni Service Days 2018
This spring, Jesuit colleges and universities will host service projects in their local communities for alumni to volunteer together during the 2018 National Jesuit Alumni Service Days. Below is a table featuring all activities that will take place across the country, arranged chronologically. Click on the links to register online.
This list will be updated throughout the spring. Please send your projects to Deanna Howes Spiro (email@example.com) for inclusion.
Loyola Marymount University
Sat. March 24: 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Los Angeles Regional Food Bank
1734 East 41st St., Los Angeles, CA 90058
Volunteers are invited to take part in the Food Drive Sort-A-Thon Project during the 2018 LMU Alumni for Others Global Day of Service project at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank. This project will involve sorting, labeling and packaging food at the Food Bank. Over 25,000 women with infants and children, as well as senior citizens in Los Angeles County, will receive the food packages assembled by volunteers.
Fri. March 23: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Creighton University Kiewit Fitness Center
2500 California Plaza, Omaha, NE 68178
On any given night in the Omaha/Council Bluffs area of Nebraska, approximately 1,500 people are experiencing homelessness. Project Homeless Connect Omaha (PHCO) is a one-day event to serve individuals experiencing homelessness by providing health screenings and access to community resources in one convenient location. Volunteers are needed for set-up, clean-up, registration, and food service, as well as navigating guests through the process of accessing services.
New York City Service Day (sponsored by Le Moyne)
Wed. April 18, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM
The Dwelling Place
409 West 40th St., New York, NY
Volunteers will serve a special dinner to residents of The Dwelling Place, a privately-funded transitional residence serving women from the Greater New York City Metropolitan Area who are experiencing homelessness.
Washington D.C. Service Day (sponsored by Le Moyne)
Sat. April 28, 8:00 AM
Honor Flight Welcome at Reagan National Airport
Join Le Moyne alumni, parents, and friends, along with other volunteer organizations assembled at the gate at Reagan National Airport, to welcome veterans and their guardians (Le Moyne nursing students).
Le Moyne College
Sat. April 14: 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Le Moyne College
1419 Salt Springs Rd., Syracuse, NY 13214
This spring, Le Moyne College will host its annual “Dolphins Dive in to Serve,” a campus-wide and alumni service day in Syracuse, NY. Volunteers will serve those in need at various sites throughout the Syracuse community or participate in a family-friendly “behind-the-scenes” service opportunity on campus. Service will conclude with lunch in Le Moyne’s LaCasse Dining Center (located in the Campus Center). Transportation to volunteer sites will be provided by Le Moyne College and site locations will be confirmed in advance of the service day.
Multiple Projects (Details TBD)
Loyola University Chicago
Sat. May 5: 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Feed My Starving Children
742 East Park Ave., Libertyville, IL 60048
Volunteers will serve the needs of local and global community recipients through the packaging and distribution of food to children around the world. We will work with Feed My Starving Children (FMSC), a Christian non-profit that provides nutritionally complete meals specifically formulated for malnourished children.