IVC Stories

Walking with the Excluded

Walking with the Excluded

So how does IVC do all the wonderful work they do?  How do we walk with the excluded, the poor; with youth in crisis, the disabled, the trafficked, the forgotten? How do we do it? We walk hand-in-hand with our amazing service partner agencies—large and...

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Loyola University New Orleans Partners with IVC

Loyola University New Orleans Partners with IVC

Within the collaborative and celebratory spirit of the Ignatian Year, the Ignatian Volunteer Corps of New Orleans joined with Loyola University New Orleans in the Currie Alumni Partnership for Service to offer the Jesuit university’s retired staff, faculty and alumni...

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IVC Names New Director in San Diego

IVC Names New Director in San Diego

The Ignatian Volunteer Corps announces the appointment of Curran Gaughan as Director for its San Diego Region. The Ignatian Volunteer Corps (IVC) harnesses the expertise of individuals over 50 who have the passion and commitment to direct their attention to issues...

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IVC-Portland Days of Service

IVC-Portland Days of Service

IVC-Portland recently hosted two community days of service. Service Corps Members, Regional Advisory Council members, and their families came together to help local organizations in need by volunteering their time. IVC-Portland joined volunteers from Our Lady of Hope...

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A Change in Perspetive

A Change in Perspetive

Portland Adult Education (PAE), a center for learning in Portland, Maine, started in 1848 with a budget of $120 and 60 students. While the Center serves all populations in need, immigrants have always been a part of the Center’s community and account for almost half of the current enrollment.

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Love helps pass the test!

Love helps pass the test!

Commitment to education is in Martha Malloy’s blood. Over the years, she has served various roles in Catholic adult education and formation as she traveled around the country with her husband’s Air Force career, raising four children in the process. When her husband retired…

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Breaking the ice — with hot sauce?

Breaking the ice — with hot sauce?

Washington DC/Metro corps member Bill Thompson is no stranger to the topic of immigration. An attorney who spent 4 years with the Federal Labor Department running the temporary worker H-2A, H-2B, H-1B and green card labor certification process…

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A New Group of Students for this Professor

A New Group of Students for this Professor

Jan Allen retired in January 2015 from a long teaching career in English language and literature and women’s studies in France, the Netherlands, the University of Illinois, and the Community College of Baltimore County. She sought a volunteer opportunity and read...

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Decades of Experience Making a Difference in Cincinnati

Decades of Experience Making a Difference in Cincinnati

When asked to think about servant leaders in my region, the first person who came to mind is Dave Evans, a hero of mine for decades. Dave is the co-founder of Winton Place Youth Center that provides after-school programming for children in the Spring Grove Village...

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