Patuxent Habitat for Humanity is pleased to join St. Mary’s College of Maryland in the launch of St. Mary’s College Cares, a community-service campaign driven by the students of St. Mary’s College. The St. Mary’s College Cares campaign kicks off this April—National Volunteer Month.
Patuxent Habitat for Humanity is one of several local organizations within St. Mary’s County helping the students of St. Mary’s College reach their goal to infuse 1,000 community-service hours into the county in an ambitious one-month span. On Saturday, April 13, 2013 St. Mary’s College students will help [Patuxent Habitat for Humanity ReStore and help at our latest Gary Senese Memorial Veteran’s Repair Corps/ Home Depot Project.
“It is especially rewarding to receive community service from St. Mary’s College students. It is clear that they are committed to our community and they demonstrate their willingness and sincerity by choosing such an ambitious goal as 1000 hours. Patuxent Habitat for Humanity is honored to be the recipients of such generous services”.-Donna Garcia, Executive Director Patuxent Habitat for Humanity
“St. Mary’s College students are always reaching out to help better the St. Mary’s County community through volunteerism,” said St. Mary’s College student and volunteer Cassey Elder ’13. “With the St. Mary’s College Cares campaign, we aim to raise awareness of the vast efforts students put forth to help others outside of the college boundaries. We are thrilled to work with local organizations within the community and hope to inspire others to get involved.”
“We are passionate about service here at St. Mary’s College,” said Kelly Schroeder, St. Mary’s College assistant dean of students, in the college’s media release announcing the campaign. “Whether it is through events or volunteer activities, our students, faculty and staff are finding meaningful ways to plug into the community. The St. Mary’s College Cares campaign is an initiative, driven by our students, to shed light on these efforts and further promote ways in which we can help our neighbors and strengthen our local community.”