North America

MEXICO: Salesian Missionaries Open New Reception Center for Haitian Migrants

By at January 31, 2017 | 10:25 am

MEXICO: Salesian Missionaries Open New Reception Center for Haitian Migrants

(MissionNewswire) In order to provide better support and services to Haitian migrants, Salesian missionaries in Tijuana, Mexico have opened a reception center at the San Juan Bosco Oratory. The new reception center can accommodate up to 200 people and offers food, sleeping accommodations, and bathrooms and showers. The program also provides workshops, recreational and more...

Featured on slider , Haiti , Mexico , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

MEXICO: Salesian Volunteers from the United States Support Programs for Migrants and At-Risk Youth in Tijuana, Mexico

By at January 30, 2017 | 6:13 pm

MEXICO: Salesian Volunteers from the United States Support Programs for Migrants and At-Risk Youth in Tijuana, Mexico

(MissionNewswire) Each year, Salesian volunteers from the Western Province of the United States organize a mission trip to Tijuana, Mexico to help support the work of the local Salesian mission. At the end of 2016, Juan Carlos Montenegro, the delegate for Salesian volunteers, was joined by two Salesian novices, Quang Nguyen and Damien Ho, along with a group of young more...

Haiti , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , United States

UNITED STATES: Bosco Tech Student Interns at Boeing, Saves the Company Nearly $1 Million

By at December 22, 2016 | 9:02 am

UNITED STATES: Bosco Tech Student Interns at Boeing, Saves the Company Nearly $1 Million

(MissionNewswire) Jacob Lovi, a senior at Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) high school in Rosemead, California, developed an idea during his summer internship at Boeing that will save the company significant money. According to an article in the Whittier Daily News, Boeing found that when it implements Lovi’s idea, it will save the company tens of thousands of more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , United States

MEXICO: Students Have Better Access to Sports and Recreation Thanks to Fútbol Donation from One World Play Project

By at December 15, 2016 | 9:23 am

MEXICO: Students Have Better Access to Sports and Recreation Thanks to Fútbol Donation from One World Play Project

(MissionNewswire) Youth in Salesian programs in Mexico City, Mexico have better access to sports and recreation thanks to a recent donation of 5,700 fútbols. The donation was made possible through a partnership between Salesian Missions and One World Play Project (also known as One World Fútbol), an organization dedicated to bringing the healing power of play to youth more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Mexico

MEXICO: Institute Celebrating 50 Years Providing Education in Indigenous Communities

By at December 3, 2016 | 1:02 pm

MEXICO: Institute Celebrating 50 Years Providing Education in Indigenous Communities

(MissionNewswire) In the center of the Oaxaca Highland, Salesian missionaries operate the Institute for the Advancement of the Indigenous Community, which bring hope for a better life through education and workforce development for local indigenous youth. Salesian programs serve local youth through a primary and secondary school as well as a boarding school, all open to more...

Mexico , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

UNITED STATES: Youth from Salesian Parish Volunteer to Feed Homeless Each Weekend

By at May 12, 2016 | 4:51 pm

UNITED STATES: Youth from Salesian Parish Volunteer to Feed Homeless Each Weekend

(MissionNewswire) Youth from the "Dance with Me" Zumba group at the Salesian-run St. Dominic Savio parish in Bellflower, California have made it their mission to help feed as many homeless individuals as possible in Los Angeles County. The group meets each weekend beginning their day at 8 a.m. in front of the church to put together a complete meal to feed at least 35-40 more...

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MEXICO: Salesian Tijuana Project Serves More Than 9,000 People Living in Poverty

By at April 14, 2016 | 11:56 am

MEXICO: Salesian Tijuana Project Serves More Than 9,000 People Living in Poverty

(MissionNewswire) Since 1987, the Salesian-run Tijuana Project has been providing services to migrants and poor youth living on the border between Mexico and the United States. The goal of the project is to create an extensive educational network in areas where poor youth are at risk of social exclusion. The project took shape through Salesian oratories and educational more...

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NICARAGUA: Student Annual Mission Trip Builds New Home and Provides Free Dental Care for 176 Children

By at March 31, 2016 | 11:19 am

NICARAGUA:  Student Annual Mission Trip Builds New Home and Provides Free Dental Care for 176 Children

(MissionNewswire) In February 2016, 23 students from Don Bosco Preparatory High School in Ramsey, New Jersey and 12 chaperons, went on the school’s annual mission trip to Masaya, the capital city of Masaya department in Nicaragua. Each year over the school’s winter break, students accompanied by teachers, parents and other chaperons head to the Mama Margarita more...

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NICARAGUA: More Than 20,000 People Living in Poverty Have Access to Better Nutrition Thanks to Food Aid Donation from Feed My Staring Children

By at February 24, 2016 | 12:12 pm

NICARAGUA: More Than 20,000 People Living in Poverty Have Access to Better Nutrition Thanks to Food Aid Donation from Feed My Staring Children

(MissionNewswire) Children, the elderly and those living in poverty within the Salesian Diocese of Estelí, the third largest city in Nicaragua, have access to better nutrition thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Feed My Starving Children, a non-profit Christian organization committed to, “feeding God’s children hungry in body and more...

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UNITED STATES: Salesian Students Tour Long Beach Memorial Medical Center to Enhance Their Classroom Studies

By at February 18, 2016 | 4:37 pm

UNITED STATES: Salesian Students Tour Long Beach Memorial Medical Center to Enhance Their Classroom Studies

(MissionNewswire) Students taking part in a Biomedical Pathway program at the Salesian-run St. John Bosco High School in Long Beach, California recently had the opportunity to tour the biomedical engineering department of the Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. On the tour, students were given a behind-the-scenes look into how biomedical engineers keep track of and more...

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