Saint Mary’s University students will host a public spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Saturday, February 3, to support alternative spring break immersion and service trips. The fundraiser will run from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the United Church of Christ at 161 West Broadway. Donations are encouraged.
Sponsored by the university’s Serving Others United in Love (S.O.U.L.) program, trip participants will learn about systematic poverty and injustice, as well as the creative solutions each community has in improving lives through education and community programming. Students will assist in schools, soup kitchens, and community centers among homeless populations in Rochester, N.Y.; Browning, Mont.; Flint, Mich.; Tulsa, Okla.; and New Orleans, La.
In its 32nd year of sponsoring trips, the S.O.U.L. program is an outreach of campus ministry. The program’s mission is to provide alternative break opportunities for students to learn about injustice and create relationships through service. Students raise funds to support their efforts but are also expected to pay for a portion of the trip on their own.
For more information or to make a contribution, contact Colleen Dunne, director of campus ministry at Saint Mary’s University, at firstname.lastname@example.org.