North America

UNITED STATES: Salesian students from St. Francis High School volunteered at Salesian Center in Tijuana

By at February 28, 2019 | 10:23 am

UNITED STATES: Salesian students from St. Francis High School volunteered at Salesian Center in Tijuana

(MissionNewswire) Twelve students from St. Francis High School, located in Watsonville, California, accompanied by two teachers and the delegate for the Salesian mission, spent a few days volunteering at the Salesian Center in Tijuana, Mexico. Salesian Brother Gustavo Murillo welcomed them to Tijuana, guiding them in various activities including fundraising, cleaning the more...

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

UNITED STATES: Salesian representatives discuss empowering youth through education at side event during United Nations 57th Session of the Commission for Social Development 2019

By at February 23, 2019 | 4:21 pm

UNITED STATES: Salesian representatives discuss empowering youth through education at side event during United Nations 57th Session of the Commission for Social Development 2019

(MissionNewswire) Agostino Sella, director of the Don Bosco 2000 Association, recently spoke at the youth-led side event, “Youth Empowered! Enabling Youth Through Social Protection: Education, Employment, Environment,” held during the 57th Session of the Commission for Social Development 2019 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Sella stepped in for Diallo more...

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

MEXICO: Salesian Center in Tijuana provides meals, shelter and other critical resources to migrants and those at-risk

By at January 27, 2019 | 2:13 pm

MEXICO: Salesian Center in Tijuana provides meals, shelter and other critical resources to migrants and those at-risk

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are providing assistance to thousands of migrants and people at-risk through the Tijuana Salesian Project and the Salesian Refectory Padre Chava located at the Salesian Center in Tijuana, Mexico. The refectory provides meals and other assistance to migrants from Mexico, Central America and Haiti, as well as to homeless people, the more...

ANS , Mexico , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

MEXICO: Salesian missionaries already providing services to close to 500 migrants who have reached Tijuana from recent migrant caravan

By at November 16, 2018 | 1:25 pm

MEXICO: Salesian missionaries already providing services to close to 500 migrants who have reached Tijuana from recent migrant caravan

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are providing services to close to 500 migrants who have just reached Tijuana, Mexico and are from the recent migrant caravan coming from Guatemala and Honduras. Missionaries are expecting thousands more in the weeks to come. Salesian Father Agustín Novoa Leyva facilitates the Tijuana Salesian Project which operates a center, more...

ANS , Mexico , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

UNITED STATES: Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School welcomes 127 new students into its successful Corporate Work Study program

By at August 16, 2018 | 1:06 pm

UNITED STATES: Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School welcomes 127 new students into its successful Corporate Work Study program

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School which was founded in 2007 and is located in Takoma Park, Md., outside of Washington. D.C., has welcomed 123 freshmen and four transferring sophomores this summer. All students attending Don Bosco Cristo Rey participate in the school’s Corporate Work Study Program where they gain professional work experience and earn more...

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

UNITED STATES: Don Bosco Workers, Inc. protects immigrant workers’ rights in Port Chester, N.Y.

By at March 13, 2018 | 8:02 am

UNITED STATES: Don Bosco Workers, Inc. protects immigrant workers’ rights in Port Chester, N.Y.

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Workers, Inc. is a grassroots community-organizing group led by Latino immigrant day laborers and other low-income workers in Port Chester, N.Y. Launched in 2006, the organization utilized the local Salesian Holy Rosary Church. Here, workers would meet and conduct informal hiring. A designated site for hiring benefited both the workers and more...

In the News , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , United States

MEXICO: Salesian university students from the U.S. volunteer time at Salesian Refectory Padre Chava

By at January 5, 2018 | 12:40 pm

MEXICO: Salesian university students from the U.S. volunteer time at Salesian Refectory Padre Chava

(MissionNewswire) In December 2017, a group of Salesian university student volunteers from different locations across the United States, accompanied by Salesian Father Abraham Feliciano, arrived in Tijuana, Mexico to provide support for the Salesian Refectory Padre Chava, which assists migrants and people living in the streets. The volunteers contributed food they helped more...

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

UNITED STATES: Bosco Tech student’s initiative sends 900 shoeboxes filled with toys, school supplies and hygiene items to children in need

By at December 19, 2017 | 11:34 am

UNITED STATES: Bosco Tech student’s initiative sends 900 shoeboxes filled with toys, school supplies and hygiene items to children in need

(MissionNewswire) Nearly 900 children around the globe had a brighter Christmas thanks to the hard work of Grayson Wade, an architecture and construction engineering senior at Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) in Rosemead, Calif. Wade orchestrated a massive Operation Christmas Child shoebox donation drive and got the entire Bosco Tech student to rally behind his more...

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

UNITED STATES: Don Bosco Cristo Rey offers a unique corporate work study program to prepare high school students for college and employment

By at November 29, 2017 | 12:15 pm

UNITED STATES: Don Bosco Cristo Rey offers a unique corporate work study program to prepare high school students for college and employment

(MissionNewswire) Launched in 2007, Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School is located in Takoma Park, Md.,  outside of Washington. D.C. The school is a unique partnership between the Archdiocese of Washington, the Salesians of Don Bosco and the Cristo Rey Network of Schools. The school, which is led by founding president Salesian Father Steve Shafran, was started for students more...

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

USA / SRI LANKA: Long Island University post-graduate students help raise money, donated soccer equipment for poor students in Don Bosco programs in Sri Lanka

By at November 20, 2017 | 11:07 am

USA / SRI LANKA: Long Island University post-graduate students help raise money, donated soccer equipment for poor students in Don Bosco programs in Sri Lanka

(MissionNewswire) In May 2017, two Long Island University (LIU) post-graduate students, Jake Murphy and Thomas Schoen, presented at an international marketing conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka’s capital city. During their trip, their group visited Don Bosco High School to better understand the socio-economic situation in the country. The Sri Lankan government has asked more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Sri Lanka , United States