40 Days of Lent and Service (Canceled)

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
All day event
Event Type
Community Service/Volunteering/Civic Engagement
Contact
Community Engagement
Link
https://ems-app.stmarytx.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=81820

Out of an abundance of caution and changes in schedules due to the coronavirus, this event has been canceled.

Please visit www.stmarytx.edu/emergency for the most up-to-date information on campus operations.



FEBRUARY EVENTS

Continuing the Heritage Day of Service

Saturday, Feb. 29 
7:30 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 the San Antonio community on a day of service.

Registration open until Thursday, Feb. 27. Register now.


 
MARCH EVENTS

Menstrual Product Drive
March 2-31

Donate menstrual products to St. Stephen’s Care Center by Catholic Charities. A portion of the collection will also benefit our campus community.

Co-Sponsored by Ignite, Girl Up, Women’s Affairs Council and Student Government Association


EMPOWER Trips to Guayaquil, Ecuador, and Brownsville
March 7-15

Participants will spend spring break experiencing social concerns in marginalized communities in Ecuador and witness the realities of immigrant and border justice issues in Brownsville. 


Canned Food Drive at the Quad
Friday, March 20
8 a.m.
The Quad at St. Mary’s

Donate canned foods during the weekly Quad gathering to benefit Catholic Charities St. Stephen’s Care Center.

Co-sponsored by Student Life, and Fraternity and Sorority Life
 

Hangtime at the Children’s Shelter
Saturday, March 21
9 a.m. to noon
The Children’s Shelter
2939 W. Woodlawn Ave.

Spend a Saturday morning assisting staff with tasks, playing with children or participating in arts and crafts. Children range in age from infant to preteen.



Blood Drive and Be The Match
Wednesday, March 25
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
University Center, Conference Room B

Pre-Register or walk in to participate in the blood drive.  Donations to the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center are critical to the health and well-being of our community. Be The Match will also be on campus to register bone marrow donors. 
 
 
 
APRIL EVENTS
 
Hangtime at the Children’s Shelter
Saturday, April 4
9 a.m. to noon
The Children’s Shelter
2939 W. Woodlawn Ave.

Spend a Saturday morning assisting staff with tasks, playing with children or participating in arts and crafts. Children range in age from infant to preteen.

Register at stmarytx.givepulse.com

 

EVENTS THROUGHOUT LENT

Crafts for a Cause
Every Thursday of Lent
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
University Center, Atrium

Students, faculty and staff are invited to craft bookmarks, cards and more for people in need in our West Side community.

Thursday, March 5
Bookmarks for San Antonio Youth Literacy

Thursday, March 19
Care cards for Meals on Wheels

Thursday, March 26
Notebooks for Communities in Schools

Thursday, April 2
Pics for a Purpose (Guadalupe Community Center) 
 

For more information, contact Community Engagement at engagement@stmarytx.edu

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