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September 2016: Serviam Gardens

In this month’s Lasallian Volunteers “Ministry of the Month,” The District of Eastern North America is featured. The ministry is Serviam Gardens and the Lasallian Volunteers are Jacquie Martin, 15-17 and Jaime Turrentine, 16-17. Both Jaime and Jacquie are graduates of Saint Mary’s College of California. Jacquie is the class of 2015 and Jaime is the class of 2016. WHAT IS SERVIAM GARDENS? Serviam Gardens is a low income senior housing project in the Bronx. Serviam provides safe and affordable housing to about 300 residents who live in three buildings. Serviam Gardens is a green building featuring many environmentally friendly features. Serviam provides social services for its residents and has many community gathering spaces available to them. A 30-year old non-profit organization, Serviam Gardens is a part of Fordham Bedford Housing Corporation which manages over 100 buildings in the Northwest Bronx in an effort to provide affordable housing to low income families. Jacquie with Brother Richard Galvin and the St. Raymond's students on the intergenerational retreat WHAT IS THE SERVICE THAT JAIME AND JACQUIE OFFER? Jacquie serves as the program coordinator. Her role consists of creating community among the residents of the building. She plans trips, events, and other [...]

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May 2016: Samantha Hyland

Samantha working with students. Ministry: De Marillac Academy, San Francisco, California College: La Salle University What do you do? At De Marillac Academy, I serve as the Academic Resource Teacher, working with grades 4-8. I work [...]

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April 2016: Julia Kueter

Julia as her favorite children's book character Junie B. Jones Ministry: Saint Cecilia School and Academy, St. Louis, Missouri College: Christian Brothers University What do you do? My day to day schedule contains a myriad of [...]

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March 2016: Tidiany Diarra

Ministry: La Salle School College: Lewis University What do you do? I’m a Recreational Coordinator and Mentor at a therapeutic residential treatment and alternative to detention facility for youth experiencing trauma, mental illness, and abuse. Why did you [...]

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February 2016: Martin Chavez

Ministry: San Miguel Middle School of Tulsa College: Saint Mary’s College of California What do you do? I’m a teacher, tutor, athletic director, coach, and breakfast server. At San Miguel, I’m known for making the “breakfast special”! Why did you choose [...]

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December 2015: Julia Turner

Ministry: The San Miguel School of Providence College: Saint Mary’s College of California What do you do? I work in the Graduate Support Department at San Miguel. We do tracking and outreach to our Graduates who need extra support. Our [...]

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November 2015: Molly Nocera

Molly taking students to a pumpkin patch Ministry: Catalyst Maria Charter School, Chicago, IL College: Saint Mary's University of Minnesota What do you do? I serve as an Instructional Assistant for 1st and 2nd grade, and I [...]

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October 2015: Ellie Cash

Ellie Cash, 15-16 Ministry: San Miguel High School in Tucson, Arizona College: Saint Louis University What do you do? My official title is “Student Support Coordinator” and I serve in both the academic setting and [...]

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September 2015: Liz DiPlacido

Liz DiPlacido, 14-16 Service Site: De La Salle at Blessed Sacrament, Memphis, TN College: La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA What do you do? Breakfast Duty, teach 4th grade Writing, Social Studies, Science, Religion, Co-teach 5th [...]

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Summer 2015: Jeff Petroski

Service Site: St. Peter's Boys High School, Staten Island, NY Jeff Petroski, 13-15 College: Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, MD What do you do? I work as a campus minister, teaching assistant, I [...]

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May 2015: Megan McShane

Service Site: De La Salle Middle School at St. Matthews in St. Louis, MO. Megan (middle) with students College: Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY What do you do? I teach 5th, 6th, and 7th [...]