With five projects throughout the academic year St. Edwards Reflect, Volunteer, Engage (S.E.R.V.E.) 1 Day partners with Austin nonprofits to create meaningful and engaging projects that benefit students and the organizations where we S.E.R.V.E.  S.E.R.V.E. 1 Day projects take place on Saturdays from approximately 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. (some project times may vary) and include breakfast, lunch, and transportation.  Past sites have included beautification of parks, removing invasive species, building a playground, painting classrooms and much more. 

 

At each S.E.R.V.E. 1 Day, Team Leads will help small groups engage in the project while getting to know each other.  Team Leads will also help in leading reflection, which is an opportunity to connect how the work we are doing helps the organization and improves the community.

 

Lend a helping hoof and S.E.R.V.E. the Austin community.

First Year Service Project

The First Year Service Project offers students new to the Hilltop an opportunity to meet new people while learning about their new city.   

 

First Year Service Project will take place on Saturday, September 17th.  More details about the project and registration information will be available late August.  Please check back then to learn more.

Founders Day Service Project

St. Edward’s was founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross, a religious community of priests, brothers and sisters, with a mission to educate both minds and hearts.  In honor of their hard work and dedication, the Founders Day Service Project pays homage to the many individuals of Holy Cross who have helped shaped St. Edward’s. 

 

Founders Day Service Project will take place on Saturday, October 22nd.  More details about the project and registration information will be available early October.  Please check back then to learn more.

Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Service Project

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week (HHAW) is a university wide campaign where different areas on campus sponsor events relating to hunger and homelessness in the local, national and global community.  As part of this week, we will spend time at local nonprofits that combat hunger and work towards housing individuals and families.   

 

HHAW Service Project will take place on Saturday, November 19th.  More details about the project and registration information will be available late October.  Please check back then to learn more.

Homecoming Service Project

As the first event of the Topper Cup, the Homecoming Service Project can get your team ahead in points right away.  Come out and S.E.R.V.E. the community while supporting the Hilltop. 

 

Homecoming Service Project will take place on Saturday, February 11th.  More details about the project, point system, and registration information will be available late January.  Please check back then to learn more.

National Holy Cross Day of Service

With a network of over 15 high schools and six colleges and universities, the Holy Cross network spans coast to coast.  The National Holy Cross Day of Service is a united effort of faith in action for the communities where each school is located.   In 2017, we will celebrate our 7th year of this national day. 

 

National Holy Cross Day of Service will take place on Saturday, March 25th.  More details about the project and registration information will be available early March.  Please check back then to learn more.