Denver has been a hub of Loretto life for many, many years. In August 2019, the program grew to include a four-person volunteer community near the Four Points neighborhood of Denver! Volunteers have access to a community car and public transit.
El Paso, TX
In 2018, the El Paso Loretto Community welcomed it's first group of Loretto Volunteers! The volunteers live in Praxedes House, named after Mother Praxedes, a Sister of Loretto who established many schools in the Southwest. Volunteers have access to two community cars and a view of the mountains from their front door! Placements in this US/Mexico border town are focused on serving immigrant communities.
St. Louis, MO
Home to vibrant justice communities and a spunky set of Loretto Community members, St. Louis is a great city to be a volunteer. Volunteers live in Tobin House, named after Mary Luke Tobin, SL, former president of Loretto as well as the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. Volunteers at this location have access to house cars.
Junia House is located in the Petworth neighborhood of Washington, DC. A residential urban neighborhood, Petworth is home to a mix of long-time resident families and young people. At Junia, volunteers share a six-bedroom house with Lutheran Volunteer Corps members. All volunteers take public transit to their placement sites with many stops located within a mile of the house.
New York , NY
Our United Nations volunteer is always the only Loretto Volunteer in New York City, and it's reserved for a second-year Loretto Volunteer. Our New York volunteer usually lives in Menno House, which offers affordable community housing in the heart of Manhattan. The New York volunteer receives a monthly subway pass to commute to their placement site.
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