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Lon Normandin '56, Butch Erbst '60, Mel Russi '60, Adolph Quilici '53

For many years, Broncos have been helping serve meals at Martha?s Kitchen in San Jose. On any given Tuesday or Wednesday, there will be a group of SCU alumni behind the counter organizing the meal preparations and directing the other volunteers on getting ready to serve the evening meal.

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John Turner '64, MA '72

John Turner '64 used his experience as a high school teacher to volunteer at local reading groups and schools.

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Morgan Murphy '08 MA '11

Morgan Murphy '08 MA '11 has been teaching as an intern at Sacred Heart Nativity School for the past 3 yrs. Being an intern teacher at Nativity school is similar to volunteering with Teach for America.

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Rodger Powers '64

Roger Powers '64 provides support for impoverished communities through ministry organizations.

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Joseph Knapp '71

Doctor Joseph Knapp '71 reaffirms his choice for specializing in health care.

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Ashkon Jafari '08

Ashkon Jafari '08 found that SCU's concept of the "Three C's" were really instilled in him for years to come.

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Stephanie Wessels '10

With the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Stephanie has had the exciting and challenging experience of living for the past eight months in New York City. JVC's slogan is "ruined for life" and for her it has been life changing. As cliche as it may sound, Stephanie notes that it rings quite true for he

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Christina Fialho '06

Christina Fialho '06 learned outside of the classroom at SCU and discovered her true calling as a legal advocate for forced immigrants.

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Christie Genochio '06

Teach for America high school instructor; graduate student at Johns Hopkins University

Christie Genochio developed valuable skills working on the California Legacy Project.

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Dan Flynn '61

Dan Flynn '61 voluntarily uses his knowledge of other languages to assist others abroad.

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Alicia K. Gonzales '09

B.A. English

Studying abroad had a profound effect on Alicia Gonzales' undergraduate experience.

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Kathy Anderson

Kathy Anderson '72 is a leading figure in a local education foundation program for inner city students.

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Joan Stein '81

Joan Stein '81 has been volunteering at the National Alliance on Mental Illness for the last two years. She mostly works the warm line which is the phone line for people to call into if they would like to talk to someone.

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Mayra Contreras '09

Mayra Contreras '09 - As an intern-teacher at Sacred Heart Nativity School, Mayra Contreras ?09 feels she has learned a lot at this learning based community. She started last year by teaching Writing, Literature, Spanish, and P.E. Although the classes were led by a lead teacher, as the year progressed Mayra was able to teach half the class on her own.

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Steffany Castro '08

A meaningful education

Civil engineering seniors put their education to work for others.

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Robert Kenton '64

Robert Kenton '64 has spent every Wednesday morning since July 2003 at Sacred Heart Community Service Organization. He works in the Pantry making lunches for homeless and hungry customers. Additionally he sorts, packs and distributes food bags to needy families who come to the center to get food for their families.

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Giuliana Chion MA '01, MA '04

Giuliana Chion MA '01, MA '04 volunteers at the Nativity Schools twice a week with their Spanish classes.

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Irwin Quinn '50

Irwin Quinn '50 enjoys sparing a couple days a week helping a homeless shelter.

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Andrew Kok MBA '06

Andrew Kok '06 is a dedicated crew captain of a team that participates in "3 Day for the Cure."

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Steve Erbst '88

My wife and I challenged our boys (Cameron & Shane) to find ways to give back to others. As a result, my family came up with a model/program called "Play It Forward Sports". Essentially, the goal was to help low-income families have the opportunity to play sports and also to attend college or professional sporting events.

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Dan Korbel '63, '76 M.A.

One of the Mission campus' many goals is to give everyone the opportunity for a college education.

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Chuck Blay '65 MBA '69

Last year Chuck Blay '65 MBA '69 became involved with a Jesuit organization, Companions in Ignatian Service and Spirituality (CISS). It provided just the impetus for him to seek a way to help the less fortunate.

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Louise Damberg '74

Through the SCU Tutoring Program, Louise Damberg '74 helps devoted children reach their dreams.

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Steve Grey M.A. '08

For Steve Grey MA '08, volunteering has become an intregal part of his life. After 20 years in Silicon Valley high tech and completing a Masters in Counseling at SCU, Steve was inspired to travel and volunteer. Along the way, he volunteered at orphanages, children's homes, and schools in 15 developing countries.

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Brian Betz '05

This past holiday season, Brian Betz ?05 chapter president of the Seattle chapter organized an inaugural Toys for Tots event, in an effort to bring some smiles to the faces of underprivileged families.

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