Service Opportunities

In our faith, our call to service comes through Baptism. That service is a strong expression of our beliefs, so we incorporate opportunities for service through our parish and school. Some of these opportunities include:

Family Service

  • Sandwich Builders – assemble and deliver hundreds of lunches every month for those in need
  • Adopt-a-Family – school families adopt families-in-need for Christmas donations
  • Westside Thanksgiving Celebration – donations of cooked turkeys and pies
  • Maryvale – holiday gift bags for children
  • Heal the Bay – Coastal Clean-Up Day

School Service

  • Dishes for Dollars – students wash dishes to collect “tips” to benefit local charities
  • L.A. Marathon – students and families staff a water table to support the Los Angeles community
  • School Drives – students collect textiles, e-waste, school supplies, toiletries, etc. for charities
  • Bake Sales, etc. – Student Council sponsors various sales to support a variety of local causes
  • Peer Tutoring – older students tutor younger students after school in the library
  • School Thanksgiving Food Drive – Thanksgiving Dinner Bags

Class Service

  • Kindergarten – entertain parish senior citizens at annual Christmas luncheon
  • 1st Grade – pair up with 7th grade to lead the school’s “Read to Feed” program, benefitting St. Joseph Center
  • 4th Grade – buddy up with younger physically-challenged students from another school for a day of play at “Aidan’s Place” park
  • 6th Grade – create and sell Advent activity books to benefit St. Jude’s Research Hospital
  • 7th Grade – accompany senior citizens to a Marian Mass and enjoy lunch together
  • 8th Grade – volunteer to serve breakfast to the marginalized in south Santa Monica and Venice at Bread and Roses Cafe