Service to Others

"Adopt-a-Grandparent" at Meadows Nursing Facility and Mercy Center: Students visit and provide a social gathering for residents at both of these locations. Some favorite activities include doing crafts and playing games!

"Adopt-A-Veteran" at the VA Medical Center: Students volunteer providing social and recreational activities for veterans including BINGO and wheelchair basketball.

Blue Chip Farm non-profit no-kill animal shelter in Dallas, PA: Students will be engaged in helping with any physical tasks they may need such as: outdoor work, cleaning cages, walking, grooming, and feeding animals.

Habitat for Humanity of the Wyoming Valley: This service project allows students the opportunity to help build homes for low income families with local Habitat chapters.

Kids on Campus/Women with Children Program: Once a week students plan creative activities and games here on campus with the children from our Women with Children Program.

St. Vincent DePaul Soup Kitchen: Students assist at the St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen in Wilkes-Barre PA, by serving meals or working in the clothing bank.

Dorothy Day Catholic Worker Farm in Harvey's Lake: Students will work on the farm weeding, harvesting, spinning wool, making hats for homeless people and working in the gardens.

Tutoring programs available include:

  • McGlynn Learning Center in Wilkes-Barre
  • Starry Knights at Lake Noxen Elementary
To learn more about various service opportunities click here to visit the Office of Community Outreach: http://www.misericordia.edu/page.cfm?p=690












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