- May 21-27: Madonna Renewal Center in Freeport, Illinois (see below for details).
- May 28-June 3: DC BOUND with Franciscans: an Intergenerational Immersion-Service experience.
- June 22-25: Catholic Worker House in Waterloo, Iowa.
- July 9-15: Catholic Worker House in Waterloo, Iowa.
- July 23 – 29: Mustard Seed Community Farm in Ames, Iowa.
- Aug. 3-6: Mustard Seed Community Farm in Ames, Iowa.
- Dates for the Wild Rose Center in Busby, Montana are being finalized.
Madonna Renewal Center, Freeport, Illinois May 21-27, 2023
Open to men and women, 21+ years of age. Cost: $75.
The Sisters of the Immaculate Heart’s Madonna Renewal Center is a safe haven that offers hope and healing to women in need in a 12 to 24-month program for pregnant women and their infants. The most needed service for volunteers includes: cleaning, painting, sorting and restocking donated items, food pantry, resale shop, landscaping. There is also a need for building skills (carpentry, plumbing, etc.). There might be opportunities to assist a resident with childcare or provide a listening ear. Arrival is Sunday afternoon with departure on the following Saturday morning. For more information, visit the Franciscan Common Venture website or email Sister Shell Balek email@example.com.