40 Days of Lent and Service

Saturday, March 02, 2019
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM (CT)
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Event Type
Community Service/Volunteering/Civic Engagement
Contact
Civic Engagement
210-431-4396
Link
https://ems-app.stmarytx.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=73208

40 Days of Lent and Service

40 Days of Lent and Service begins on Saturday, March 2. Join Civic Engagement, Student Life and University Ministry for a variety of fun service events. 


March Events 

SATURDAY, MARCH 2
Continuing the Heritage
7:15 a.m., Registration begins 
9 a.m. to noon, Service projects 
Starting location: Flex Field at The Park at St. Mary’s
Give back to our West Side community on a Day of Service. Register now at stmarytx.givepulse.com 

MARCH 11-16
EMPOWER: Engaging Mission through Purposeful Outreach, Wholistic Education and Reflection
Participants will travel to Denver and Brownsville for service immersion experiences during Spring Break. 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20
Rise Against Hunger Service Day
2 to 4 p.m. 
University Center, Conference Room A
Join Student Life as they strive to make more than 10,000 meals, which will be shipped throughout the world to school-based feeding programs, orphanages and crisis relief efforts. For more information, contact Christine Somersett at csomersett@stmarytx.edu.

Cards for a Cause
12:30 to 2 p.m. 
University Center, Atrium
Students, faculty and staff are invited to join Civic Engagement to make greeting cards each Wednesday throughout Lent for people in need in the San Antonio community.

FRIDAY, MARCH 22
Canned Food Drive at The Quad
9 a.m. to noon
The Quad
Drop off nonperishable and canned food items during various events throughout March and April for the Guadalupe Community Center food pantry.
Sponsored by Student Life and Fraternity and Sorority Life 

Service at the Community Garden
3 to 5 p.m. 
Center for Legal and Social Justice, Community Garden
Support the University’s community garden by raking, tending to the garden beds, planting and watering. Wear close-toed shoes and clothing that can get dirty, and bring a water bottle. For more information, please contact Clarissa Duran Martinez at cduranmartinez@mail.stmarytx.edu.

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ATURDAY, MARCH 23
Hang Time at the Children's Shelter
9 a.m. to noon 
The Children’s Shelter
Spend a Saturday morning assisting staff with tasks, participating in arts and crafts, reading and playing. Children range in age from infant to preteen.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27
Canned Food Drive at Battle of the Bands
7 p.m.
University Center, Conference Room A
Sponsored by UPC

Cards for a Cause
12:30 to 2 p.m. 
University Center, Atrium

THURSDAY, MARCH
 28
Service at the Community Garden
3 to 5 p.m. 
Center for Legal and Social Justice


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