An effort is underway to open a new soup kitchen in Waterville, Maine, a city about 45 minutes north of Portland, after the Sacred Heart Soup Kitchen closed there last March. "The first donation to the soup kitchen effort came from the Sisters of St. Joseph of Lyon,...
Barbara Flynn loved her IVC placement in Chicago. From 2017 through 2019, this former librarian served two days a week at Accolade Adult Day Care, companioning people with dementia. A move back to Southern California in late 2019 had her seek out the IVC San Diego regional office, and she began 2020 eager to find a new social service agency placement. Then came the stop sign that is the COVID-19 pandemic!
Catholic Charities of San Diego’s Director of Community Service, Lisa DuMolt, is a veteran IVC social service partner. For over 10 years, she has worked side-by-side with IVC volunteers on Affordable Care medical coverage assistance, CalFresh (nutrition assistance program), and emergency food distribution assistance.
Ignatian Volunteers Jan Allen and Chris Tucker work with the staff to provide the women and children at Asylee whatever support they need.
We continue our good news stories about IVC Service Corps Members (SCMs) serving behind the scenes during the pandemic. Today, we interview Dr. Joseph Sclafani, a SCM in the IVC New York region. He continues his work online, transcribing the diaries of Dorothy Day....
I have been an IVC Service Corps member IVC for over nine years. I joined after retiring from a 40-year career in sales.
Ignatian Volunteer Corps service members from the North East Pennsylvania region helped raise $1,000 over the last 14 days.
We are continuing to meet as a volunteer community, now twice monthly, via Zoom video conferencing. It’s not the same as meeting in person, but it’s been beautiful to stay in touch.
Like all schools in the US, Christ the King (CTK) College Prep has had to adapt to online learning due to the COVID-19 outbreak.