University Ministry Service Immersion Trips 2018-19

$6,711
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Project ends on June 30, at 11:59 PM EDT
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Sophomore speaks about his service trip experience

February 28, 2019

Sophomore Ken Donaldson speaks about his service trip experience in El Paso!

Winter Break Service Immersion Trip to El Paso, Texas

January 10, 2019

The students and staff have returned from a great winter break service immersion trip to El Paso, Texas. The last photo is a group picture with El Paso Bishop Mark Seitz who is well known. He testified before Congress on behalf of migrants on the southern border and has written a profound pastoral letter on migration that can be read here https://www.ncronline.org/blogs/distinctly-catholic/bp-seitzs-remarkable-pastoral-letter

 

 

Winter Break Update

December 17, 2018

Please pray for our students and staff as they live and serve among our displaced brothers and sisters on the southern border in El Paso, Texas this week. We sent them forth from Detroit Mercy on Saturday, they arrived safely that evening, and have already cooked for 100 people in need of a good meal.

 

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$25

Half a tank of gas

Your gift will help cover the cost for half a tank of gas for a minivan in Immakolee, Fla.

$35

Community meal preparation

Your gift will contribute to helping us prepare a community meal for 50-75 migrant families in El Paso, Texas.

$50

Partial scholarship

A $50 gift will help cover a partial scholarship for a student in need to participate.

$75

Transportation assistance

Your gift of $75 will help fund a rental van so we can serve adults with disabilities in Chicago.

$100

Home repair supplies

Donate toward the supplies needed for home repairs in rural West Virginia.

$150

Community meal for a day

Each day, students and staff share meals together to build community, share reflections and deepen learning. Your $150 gift will go towards the shopping budget for these meals.

$250

Plane ticket subsidy

Your $250 gift helps defray the cost of a student’s plane ticket to El Salvador.

$500

Trip sponsor

Sponsor a trip. Your gift will allow Detroit Mercy students to engage in real world learning and faith development through a service immersion trip.

$1,000

Jesuit tradition in action

Help our students truly experience the Jesuit tradition of recognizing the unconditional and universal human dignity in all creation; fostering community growth in the spirit of solidarity; committing to education and action concerning the issues of poverty and injustice in the region; furthering the personal growth of the participants; and accepting the challenge to understand the past, experience the present and look forward with hope to the future.

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