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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

UNITED STATES: Salesian Missions sets up fund to aid Hurricane Irma humanitarian relief

By at September 14, 2017 | 8:51 am

UNITED STATES: Salesian Missions sets up fund to aid Hurricane Irma humanitarian relief

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, has just launched a new hurricane fund. Donations received through the fund will go to support Salesian missionary programs in countries affected by Hurricane Irma, which may include communities in Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba*, and the United States. Because more...

Disaster Relief , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , United States

UNITED STATES: Two Salesian High School Students Receive $40,000 College Scholarships from Edison Scholars Program

By at May 26, 2017 | 6:42 am

Two students from Salesian high schools in the Los Angeles Catholic Archdiocese are the recipients of the Edison Scholars Program, according to an article from Angelus. The Edison Scholars Program provides 30 high school seniors who excel in STEM subjects with $40,000 college scholarships. The Angelus article reports that on April 10, Pedro Pizarro, president and CEO more...

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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

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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