This weekend, Campus Ministry sponsored a service project with Habitat for Humanity.
This past weekend, a group of Fordham students participated in the Habitat for Humanity Build for Unity in Brooklyn, NY sponsored by the Pedro Arrupe Faith and Service Community. Despite rainy conditions, the students worked on Dean Street condominiums that will later be occupied by local families.
This service project was the second of two annual Habitat builds that Fordham Campus Ministry and Pedro Arrupe sponsor each year. Project participants are invited to reflect on their experience during the season of Lent, as we seek to strengthen our relationship with God through service. Throughout the season, Campus Ministry has hosted a variety of programs that highlight the importance of service and the dignity of all of God’s people.
Build for Unity brings together people of all colors, creeds and communities to counter intolerance and fund and build homes for local families in need.
In the midst of our current national divisions and increased faith-related violence, Habitat feels it’s time to bring diverse and rich traditions together to make a statement about our shared values in New York City: diversity, inclusion and community. Since this initiative launched in Sacramento, California, last year, communities across the country have come together to sponsor and build their own Build for Unity homes.
Fordham has sent over 700 volunteers to work with Habitat in the Rockaways and Yonkers in the past four years and there is a high demand for all spots so if you are unable to attend, please cancel as soon as possible to allow others to attend in your place.
REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR EITHER SATURDAY, MARCH 25
OR SUNDAY, MARCH 27
Time: 8:00 am Ram Vans will depart from McGinley Center ROSE HILL Campus – 5:30 pm Return to ROSE HILL.
If you live in Brooklyn, you can meet us onsite, please email email@example.com to arrange.
Saturday, March 25th or Sunday, March 26th, 8:00 AM-5:30 PM – Habitat NYC, Brooklyn
An interfaith build to bring together people of all colors, creeds, and communities to build homes for local families in need. Vans will leave the Rose Hill campus at 8:00 AM and return at 5:30 PM. If you can commit to volunteer on one of these dates, please register with the link below. Spaces are very limited, and we have committed to bringing one full van of volunteers each day.