Friday, March 24, 2017

Week of March 26th!!!

Helping the homeless and the elderly...
OLM Passport to Understanding
Community Service for High School Students
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HERE to see Passport pictures
Tuesday, March 28th, 3-5:30pm    
 
 
We help Senior Residents with odds-n-end jobs.  Small jobs like dog-walking, vacuuming, moving items, dusting, playing games, are some of the things the residents like us to do.
Wednesday, March 29th, 3-5pm 

Each Wednesday, we walk over and play Rummikub, listen to music, or play Wii bowling.   

Saturday, April 1st 10am-Noon
(Meet at Mercy at 9:40 am to carpool)

We will tour the brand new facility at 285 Ormand Street, Rochester, NY 14605, and help the homeless shelter in any way that is needed.  

Sr. Grace Miller says "It's a Miracle"
 
ADULTS NEEDED:  
"VOLUNTEER WITH YOUR DAUGHTER" - ANYTIME!!!
 
Carmen Tian, 11th gr. and May Wang, 10th gr., with their Host-Dad, Mr. Wayne.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Week of March 5th



OLM Passport to Understanding
Community Service for High School Students
ADULTS NEEDED:  
"VOLUNTEER WITH YOUR DAUGHTER" - ANYTIME!!!
Mrs. Kunde (on left), mother of freshman Izzy, enjoying cards and visiting at The Legacy
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HERE to see Passport pictures
*Tuesday March 7th, 3-5:30pm   
(FULL with 6 Mercy students)
  *Next date is March 21st (1 spot OPEN)
~there are waiting lists too : )
 We help in the afterschool program helping kids with their homework, good behavior, role modeling, etc.  The children attend Flower City #54 school.  Most of Cameron's children live below the poverty level putting them at risk in many ways.  Our positive interactions help make an impact on their daily lives.
Tuesday, March 7th, 6-7:30pm (Meet Mrs. Cilano at Hildebrandt, mother of Julia -10th grade)
 Baking cookies is ALWAYS a good thing...bringing a smile to family members who are dealing with loss is also ALWAYS a good thing!
Wednesday, March 8th, 3-5pm
Each Wednesday, we walk over and play games or play piano or sing with the elderly.  

Friday, February 17, 2017

Week of 2/26 & 3/5


Enjoy Break...
and when you return to Mercy...many volunteer opportunities!
OLM Passport to Understanding
Community Service for High School Students
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HERE to see Passport pictures
Wednesday, March 1st & 8th
 3-5pm 

Each Wednesday, we walk over and play games, cards, Wii Bowl,  or do crafts with the elderly.  
Tuesday, March 7th, 3-5:30pm (all filled)
Tuesday, March 21st, 3-5:30pm (6 spots OPEN)

We help in the afterschool program with homework guidance.  98% of the school children in this neighborhood live in poverty.  This program, funded by a grant, gives children consistent help with homework, daily dinner, and great role-modeling.  
Tuesday, March 7th, 6-7:30pm 
(Meet Mrs. Cilano @ Hildebrandt, mother of Julia-10th gr)
Baking cookies for those going through difficult times brings JOY!!!
ADULTS NEEDED:  
"VOLUNTEER WITH YOUR DAUGHTER" - ANYTIME!!!
 
Bethany House 

Monday, January 30, 2017

Week of 1/29/17

OLM Passport to Understanding
Community Service for High School Students
ADULTS NEEDED:  
"VOLUNTEER WITH YOUR DAUGHTER" - ANYTIME!!!
 
Maddie Wood, 10th, and her family at Foodlink
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HERE to see Passport pictures
Tuesday, January 31ST, 3-5:30pm    
 
 Parent Driver NEEDED!!!  (Meet at Mercy at 3pm.  Mrs. Randazzese has a faculty meeting after school but can drive students back to Mercy when done volunteering) 
We help Senior Residents with odds-n-end jobs.  They are so grateful and happy to see your youthful smiles!  
Wednesday, Feb. 1st, 3-5pm
Each Wednesday, we walk over and play games or do crafts with the elderly.  
3:3-5:30pm 

For Seniors Marissa Bianchi and Nicole Schneider's MOTTO project, they are helping fellow Mercy students get trained to be volunteers at Pet Shelters.