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    Students Participate in Spring Break Service Trips

    During spring break, 51 University of Scranton students participated in service trips to Homeboy Industries/ Dolores Mission in Los Angeles, California; St. Michael’s Association for Special Education in St. Michael, Arizona; Christian Appalachian Projects in Kentucky; St. Francis Inn in Philadelphia, The McKenna Center in Washington, D.C.; and Experience Missions in Puerto Rico.
    March 20, 2019

    Fifty-one University of Scranton students built homes, served at-risk youth and prepared meals for the homeless during their participation in six domestic service trips, organized by Campus Ministries’ Center for Service and Social Justice, over spring break. Students volunteered at the following service organizations: Homeboy Industries/ Dolores Mission in Los Angeles, California; St. Michael’s Association for Special Education in St. Michael, Arizona; Christian Appalachian Projects in Kentucky; St. Francis Inn in Philadelphia, The McKenna Center in Washington, D.C.; and Experience Missions in Puerto Rico.

    The following students served at-risk youth and adults at the gang intervention and rehabilitation program at Homeboy Industries:

    Gabriella Allegra;

    Julia Betti;

    Kayla Collins;

    Jenna Cyr;

    Joseph Dittmar;

    Lauren Hughes;

    Mark Miller;

    Taylor Roman;

    Heather Sanwald;

    Domonique Thompson.

    The following students served Navajo children and adults with developmental disabilities at St. Michael’s:

    Marino Angeloni;

    Grace Donnelly;

    Anne Gormley;

    Jillian Gray; 

    Meghan Rohr;

    Colleen Tressel;

    Anna Wengyn;

    Sarah White;

    Cali Wingate;

    Michaela Yennella.

    The following students repaired substandard housing and build new homes for low-income families at the Christian Appalachian Project:    

    Briana Abrams;

    Avianna Carilli;

    Veronica Darno;

    Emily Foster;

    Megan Maloney;

    Caelyn McGowan;

    Josh Romero;

    Brianna Tucciarone;

    Christiana Wood.

    The following students served the homeless by preparing daily meals, cleaning and sorting clothing and food donations at St. Francis Inn:

    Nadine Brosnan;

    Zoe Haggerty;

    Cianna Kisailus;

    Hollyann Serp.

    The following students served the homeless at a daytime drop-in center for homeless men at The McKenna Center:

    Alaina Ciorra;

    Kelly Cooney;

    Kathryn Donnelly;

    Grace Gallagher;

    Abril Lopez;

    Hallie Mallozzi;

    Katherine Musto;

    Kelly Neville.

    The following students rebuild homes for families in need impacted by Hurricane Maria at Experience Missions:      

    Abigail Allen;

    Sarah Brown;

    Jeffrey Colucci;

    Matthew Gorman;

    Bridget Gras;

    Isaiah Livelsberger;

    Krista Longobardi;

    Justin Reagan;

    Lauren Schulz;

    Caitlin Torrico.

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