Mallory (she/her) oversees all volunteer sites while based in St. Louis, Mo. She enjoys creating radio docs, transforming her backyard into a food forest, and spending time in bear country. She served as a Loretto Volunteer at Interfaith Voices in 2014-2015 and later participated in a different volunteer program in El Salvador, where she worked with a small collective of female subsistence farmers. Contact Mallory.
mary margaret murphy, SL - Volunteer Coordinator (El Paso)
Mary Margaret (she/her) is a Sister of Loretto and a social worker by training. For 11 years, she worked at Villa María, a shelter for women experiencing homelessness in El Paso, TX, which is now a LoVo placement site. She has also worked as a first-grade teacher, a health care caseworker, and a community organizer. Now, she accompanies the El Paso volunteers and serves as Vice President of the Loretto Community. Contact Mary Margaret.
Keithlee Spangler - Volunteer Coordinator (DC)
Keithlee (they/them) grew up in St. Louis, Missouri but has settled in the DC area, to live in intentional community with chosen family. After living in four different cities in three years, they relocated to DC to work as an advocate on issues of immigration reform and prison abolition in 2015 and never left. Keithlee approaches their work from a place deeply rooted in community building, collective liberation, and equity. Keithlee finds joy in fermenting vegetables, romping around in the woods with their dog, and listening to podcasts about spirituality. Contact Keithlee.
erica stewart - Volunteer Coordinator (denver)
Erica Stewart (she/her) recently moved to Colorado and is thrilled to start a new adventure accompanying Loretto Volunteers at the new Denver site! She has worked for the past four years at her alma mater, Stonehill College, in Massachusetts, directing their Community Engagement Program. She is passionate about social justice advocacy, intentional community, and spreading the word about the benefits of full-time service after her own year of service in San Francisco with the Dominican Volunteers. In her spare time, she loves to read, practice yoga, and enjoy the beautiful Colorado outdoors with her dog and family.
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