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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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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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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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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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