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ASB Boston, Day Four

Posted by on Mar 12, 2015 in All, Boston, Mission + Service, Student Life | 0 comments

ASB students spent the morning serving at the Franciscan Food Center in St. Anthony Shine. Part of their task? Organizing more than 12,000 diapers! #ecasbbos15 @EmmanuelCollege serving with @ShrineBoston – thank you for hosting us! pic.twitter.com/BY0cQgnd08 — DeirdreBradleyTurner (@BradleydDeirdre) March 12, 2015 After the Franciscan Food Shelter,...

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ASB Boston, Day Three

ASB Boston, Day Three

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in All, Boston, Mission + Service, Student Life | 0 comments

Emmanuel’s Notre Dame Campus is also the hub of the College’s new Urban Food Project, which will provide nutritional education and information, as well as urban gardening strategies, for low-income families in the neighborhood. In the spring, Emmanuel students will plant and maintain an urban garden at the campus, develop a food distribution...

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ASB Boston, Day Two

ASB Boston, Day Two

Posted by on Mar 10, 2015 in All, Boston, Mission + Service, Student Life | 0 comments

The students spent the morning at Rosie’s Place, the first women’s shelter in the United States.   Thank you @RosiesPlace for hosting #ecasbbos15 @EmmanuelCollege pic.twitter.com/0IiLQnzKJ7 — DeirdreBradleyTurner (@BradleydDeirdre) March 10, 2015 In the afternoon, the group traveled to The Food Project, an organization with a mission is to...

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ASB Boston, Day One

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in All, Boston, Mission + Service, Student Life | 0 comments

This morning, the group of students split to serve at two service sites. One, Pine Street Inn, an organization founded in 1969 that provides not only emergency and transitional shelter, but permanent supportive housing, meals, outreach, job training and placement, mental health support and substance abuse treatment, and various social enterprises that get...

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Alternative Spring Break, Boston!

Posted by on Mar 8, 2015 in All, Boston, Mission + Service, Student Life | 0 comments

While two other teams of students and staff have left to serve in New Orleans and Phoenix, Alternative Spring Break Boston kicked off this afternoon at the Notre Dame Campus in Roxbury. The focus again this year, is on food justice, or how we ensure that the benefits and risks of where, what and how food is grown, produced, transported, distributed,...

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