Holy Cross Alumni Community Performs Day of Service Throughout the Country

Annual Worcester Holy Cross Cares Day to be held April 13

March 25th, 2013 by 


Slide 1. An alumna volunteer plants flowers at the Sacred Heart Center in Richmond, V.A.


Slide 2. The New Hampshire Alumni Club collected non-perishable food items for the New Hampshire Food Bank.


Slide 3. The Crusader football team cleans up Crompton Park on March 23.


Slide 4. Ronald McDonald dons a “Living the Mission” t-shirt while the Virginia Alumni Club volunteered their time at the Ronald McDonald House in Norfolk, V.A.


Slide 5. The Crusader football team disassembles the ice rink at Crompton Park.


Slide 6. The Merrimack Valley Alumni Club at Brigid’s Crossing in Lowell, Mass.


Slide 7. The Philadelphia Alumni Club at the University Family Center.

During March and April more than 500 alumni from 20 different alumni clubs across the country participate in Holy Cross Cares Day through volunteer efforts in their local communities. Volunteers perform service-oriented activities, including raking leaves, cleaning up playgrounds, tutoring children and donating items and clothing.

Numerous alumni clubs participated in the event last weekend. The Merrimack Valley Club cleaned up Brigid’s Crossing in Lowell, Mass., the New Hampshire Club collected non-perishable food items for the New Hampshire Food Bank, the Virginia Club volunteered their time at the Ronald McDonald House in Norfolk, V.A., and the Sacred Heart Center in Richmond, V.A., and the Philadelphia Club spent the day at the University Family Center.

Other alumni volunteer cities include Boston, Cape Cod, Hartford, Conn., New York City, Syracuse, N.Y., Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Naples, Fla., Bristol, R.I., Ortley Beach, N.J., and Washington D.C. View alumni sites around the country.

On April 13, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., 200 Holy Cross students, faculty, staff and alumni will participate in the annual Worcester Holy Cross Cares Day. Volunteers will paint, rake and pick up trash at schools, churches, and parks throughout the City of Worcester.  The Holy Cross alumni club of Worcester will be cleaning up Cookson Park. The Crusader football team disassembled and stored the ice rink and cleaned up the tennis courts at Crompton Park on March 23. Other sites include: the Canal District Alliance, Blackstone River Bank clean up (McKeon Road) and Quinsigamond Village.

This series of events, a partnership between the Holy Cross Alumni Association and its regional clubs across the country, brings different generations of alumni together for a day of service in their local communities.

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