Celebrating its seventh anniversary at JCU, this project is named for Saint Benedict Joseph Labre who lived on the streets. Participants gather to pray and prepare food which they then share with men and women who are living on the streets in downtown Cleveland. The Labre project is not just a meal program, it’s an opportunity to share fellowship. The group meets every Friday from 5-10 p.m. Sign-up in the Campus Ministry Hallway.
Habitat for Humanity
The JCU chapter of this nonprofit, nondenominational Christian housing organization builds simple, decent, affordable houses in partnership with those who lack adequate shelter. “Work days” are scheduled on various Saturdays throughout the school year.
Seeds of Hope
The Seeds of Hope organization is a mentorship program in cooperation with Big Brothers/Big Sisters. JCU students are paired with a middle-school-age student from Cleveland’s near west side.
A group of pro-life students meet every other week on Tuesday nights to talk about what it means to be pro-life and discuss current pro-life issues. The group also hosts various events throughout the year to make the campus more aware of Respect for Life. They attend the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., in January, on the anniversary of Roe vs. Wade.
Join JCU students as they prepare and serve dinner to guests of the Catholic Worker community. Wednesdays at 6 p.m.
JCU’s chapter of this international organization sponsors a variety of activities on-campus such as “Through the Eyes of a Child.”
Students United in Care and Healing (SUCH)
A JCU student group focused on promoting adequate healthcare for all with a special focus on healthcare issues in the Cleveland area.
Strongly rooted in Ignatian spirituality and compassion for the disenfranchised, J.U.S.T.I.C.E. (Jesuit University Students Together in Concerned Empowerment), is a student organization concerned with promoting social justice and the ideals of Saint Ignatius on campus and throughout the world. Following the Ignatian values of Magis and Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam, J.U.S.T.I.C.E. strives to achieve sustaining social change through its experiences with and for others.