North America

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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NICARAGUA: Youth and Elderly Have Access to Better Nutrition Thanks to Recent Rice-meal Donation

By at December 31, 2015 | 11:23 am

NICARAGUA: Youth and Elderly Have Access to Better Nutrition Thanks to Recent Rice-meal Donation

(MissionNewswire) Youth and the elderly in Salesian programs in Managua, the capital and 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 spirit.” The partnership has more...

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UNITED STATES: Salesian Boys & Girls Club of San Francisco Reopens after $11 Million Renovation

By at December 21, 2015 | 3:07 pm

UNITED STATES: Salesian Boys & Girls Club of San Francisco Reopens after $11 Million Renovation

(MissionNewswire) On November 6, 2015, the Salesian Boys & Girls Club of San Francisco reopened after an extensive $11 million renovation project. The renovation adds 7,500 square feet of space to the existing building and includes a new martial arts and dance studio, arts and crafts/culinary room, learning center, black box theater, conference room, gym and game more...

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UNITED STATES: Salesian Boys and Girls Club of East Boston Receives National Award from Boys & Girls Club of America

By at November 25, 2015 | 9:17 am

UNITED STATES: Salesian Boys and Girls Club of East Boston Receives National Award from Boys & Girls Club of America

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Boys and Girls Club of East Boston recently received a national award from the Boys and Girls Club of America. Called the Gateway to Impact Award, it recognizes the club for its increase in average daily attendance and capacity utilization during the year. The club ranked number one in increased average attendance in the Northeast more...

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UNITED STATES: Actor Michael Peña, Director Joe Kelly Collaborate on PSA for Salesian Boys & Girls Club of Los Angeles

By at November 20, 2015 | 2:31 pm

UNITED STATES: Actor Michael Peña, Director Joe Kelly Collaborate on PSA for Salesian Boys & Girls Club of Los Angeles

(MissionNewswire) Actor Michael Peña and director Joe Kelly have collaborated on a public service announcement, You Are My Sunshine, for the Salesian Boys & Girls Club of Los Angeles. You are My Sunshine tells the story of a young girl’s journey to the Salesian Boys & Girls Club of Los Angeles where children from less fortunate circumstances are provided a more...

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UNITED STATES: Don Bosco Technical Institute Receives $250,000 Fletcher Jones Foundation Grant

By at October 27, 2015 | 4:41 pm

UNITED STATES: Don Bosco Technical Institute Receives $250,000 Fletcher Jones Foundation Grant

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) in Rosemead, California recently received a $250,000 Fletcher Jones Foundation grant that will fund a project that includes the construction of emerging technologies laboratories and curriculum development. The project will focus on three STEM-related fields including green technologies, 3D design prototyping more...

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MEXICO: Wheelchair Developed by Don Bosco Wheels Project Gives Youth With Disabilities Greater Mobility

By at September 15, 2015 | 7:30 pm

MEXICO: Wheelchair Developed by Don Bosco Wheels Project Gives Youth With Disabilities Greater Mobility

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Don Bosco Wheels project, operated out of Guadalajara, the capital and largest city of the Mexican state of Jalisco, unveiled a newly developed wheelchair that enables youth with physical disabilities greater mobility. By allowing for increased movement, the wheelchair results in greater inclusion and access and decreases the likelihood more...

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MEXICO: Youth Camp Held to Provide Education and Assistance to Migrant Youth

By at May 20, 2015 | 10:20 am

MEXICO: Youth Camp Held to Provide Education and Assistance to Migrant Youth

(MissionNewswire) Camp Cagliero, a supportive weekend meeting for migrant youth, was held Feb. 28 - March 1 at the Casa del Hombre Nuevo in Tlazala de Fabela, a municipality of the city of Isidro Fabela in Mexico. The camp was requested by Father Ángel Fernández Artime, the Rector Major of the Salesian Congregation, was coordinated by Father Miguel Ángel Rojas Lezama, more...

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