Checkmate!

Checkmate!

At Mercy Center, one of my roles is to lead the 3rd-5th grade after-school group. Besides providing homework help and tutoring, the after-school program also includes extracurricular activities in art, science, physical activity and games. It is the role of…

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Being The Change In Detroit

Being The Change In Detroit

I am happy to report that I have undergone some positive changes since my last blog post. Where I previously saw social justice mainly as a protest against the current injustices of our society, I now see it more as…

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5 Great Reads For Volunteers

5 Great Reads For Volunteers

As volunteers begin their year of simplicity, community, compassionate service, and spirituality many turn to written resources for support. Mercy Volunteer Corps staff compiled a list of our top 5 favorite books that we feel are perfect reads for anyone…

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Together We Are Strong

Together We Are Strong

The other day, my community and I were in the middle of a five-hour drive from Phoenix back to St. Michaels. We were in a giant van that we have affectionately nicknamed Fat Albert. Karen was asleep and I was…

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Staff Spotlight: Chris Davidson

This week at MVC we decided to interview a member of our staff, Chris Davidson! Chris, an aspiring architect, graduated from Catholic University and completed a year-long service program in New Jersey. Chris joined the MVC staff in 2013 as…

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