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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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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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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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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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UNITED STATES: Salesian Missionaries Reflect on Pope Francis’ Message of Providing Hope and Opportunity to Those in Poverty

By at October 7, 2015 | 6:53 pm

UNITED STATES: Salesian Missionaries Reflect on Pope Francis’ Message of Providing Hope and Opportunity to Those in Poverty

(MissionNewswire) During his speech to Congress as part of a visit to the United State in September, Pope Francis said, “I would encourage you to keep in mind all those people around us who are trapped in a cycle of poverty. They too need to be given hope. The fight against poverty and hunger must be fought constantly and on many fronts, especially in its more...

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UGANDA: Salesian Students Have Better Nutrition Thanks to Rice Meals Donation from Stop Hunger Now

By at June 22, 2015 | 6:30 pm

UGANDA: Salesian Students Have Better Nutrition Thanks to Rice Meals Donation from Stop Hunger Now

(MissionNewswire) More than 950 students have access to better nutrition thanks to a recent donation of fortified rice-meals to two Salesian programs in Uganda. The donation was made possible through an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Stop Hunger Now, an international relief organization that provides food and life‐saving aid to the world’s most more...

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EL SALVADOR: The Don Bosco Youth Symphonic Orchestra and Chorus Performs in Washington, D.C. on Its First North American Tour

By at June 2, 2015 | 8:38 am

EL SALVADOR: The Don Bosco Youth Symphonic Orchestra and Chorus Performs in Washington, D.C. on Its First North American Tour

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Youth Symphonic Orchestra and Chorus performed free concerts to packed venues, including The Kennedy Center and the World Bank, during its first North American tour. According to a recent NBC news story about the concerts by Patricia Guadalupe, the musical group played classics from Handel, Verdi, Schubert and Mozart as well as jazz, Celia more...

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