Month: March 2013

A Day in the Life of a Mercy Volunteer Corps Volunteer: Stacy Konow

Stacy Konow grew up in Tinley Park, IL before attending Saint Xavier University.  She received her bachelor’s degree in nursing and graduated Magna Cum Laude. She participated in various service activities on Saint Xavier’s campus.  Now, Stacy is a Mercy Volunteer in St. Michael’s, Arizona working at St. Michaels Association for Special Education. Ya’ at’… Read more »

Fully Possess Oneself to Fully Give Oneself

By Jen Coe, Lasallian Volunteer 12-13Place of Service: Martin De Porres, Queens, NY Jen Coe is from Monte Sereno, CA. She graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2012 with a B.A. in Psychology.    I try to make it to weekday mass before work. One day recently, father spoke of self-possession. “We must fully… Read more »

CVN AmeriGear Day

AmeriCorps Week ends in a couple of days, but it’s ending in style! Our staff is rockin’ their AmeriGear today for CVN Wide AmeriGear Day.

CVN AmeriCorps Story Contest Winner: Siobhan Maloney

By Siobhan Maloney, Boys Hope Girls Hope AmeriCorps Position: Academic Support Coordinator As an AmeriCorps Member, my service at a non-profit in Southern California is sometimes a 24/7 situation. For nine months, I have been at Boys Hope Girls Hope; an organization that provides family-like homes to academically motivated and capable young people, along with… Read more »

CVN AmeriCorps Photo Contest Winners!

Photo Contest Winner #1: Tiffany Tubby Tiffany Tubby, an AmeriCorps Member with the Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health Services, reads to a young child at a local Children’s Book drive she helped organize for the East Harlem Community. “The most rewarding parts of this year includes interacting with people who remember my name… Read more »

Compassionate Medicine

By Earl Carlos, Amate House Service Site: Saint Anthony Hospital Born in the Philippines, Earl Carlos grew up in Miami, Florida, went to middle school and high school in Oahu, Hawaii and graduated from Benedictine University in Lisle, IL. The Theology major enjoys playing tennis, running, playing guitar and singing on the weekends. He is… Read more »

Made In AmeriCorps: Alum Speaks

By Sarah Degrandpre, YSOP Sarah DeGrandpre is the DC Program Director for the Youth Service Opportunities Project (YSOP).  She served as YSOP’s DC AmeriCorps Fellow from 2008-2010.  A native of Freeport, Maine, Sarah graduated from St. Michael’s College in Colchester, VT in 2008 and has lived in DC for over four and a half years. … Read more »