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Introducing Why FrancisCorps Wednesdays

December 6, 2017

We have asked our volunteers to share what makes the FrancisCorps experience so unique. Starting today, we are introducing Why FrancisCorps Wednesdays! Tune in every week to hear what our communities in Syracuse and Costa Rica have to say. If you are looking for a program that provides support during your year of service and wants […]

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Volunteer Blog: Learning From The Little Ones

December 1, 2017

We welcome December with our latest volunteer blog post! As she enters her fourth month of service, Jenna reflects on the valuable lessons her kindergartners have taught her thus far. Click here to read Jenna’s blog post: Learning From the Little Ones 

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Giving Tuesday Is Next Week!

November 21, 2017

After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, comes Giving Tuesday. We have been blessed this year with 11 amazing young adults who are changing the lives of the people they serve in the communities of Syracuse, NY and Alajuela, Costa Rica. This service is only possible because of your support. On November 28th, we invite you […]

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Volunteer Blog: Embracing The Unknown

November 17, 2017

A year of service can be full of unknowns. In our latest volunteer blog post, Catherine explains how God has a way of leading us where we are supposed to be. Click here to read Catherine’s blog post: Embracing the Unknown

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Volunteer Blog: “Don’t forget about the poor”

October 27, 2017

Providing a community of belonging is essential for the populations our FC volunteers serve. In this blog post, Dan shows how interactions with those he serves have helped him create strong bonds of friendship. Click here to read Dan’s blog post: “Don’t forget the poor”    

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Volunteer Blog: The Importance of Forming Relationships

October 9, 2017

The growth found in an experience of service is strengthened and deepened by the relationships you form. In this blog post, Matthew talks about how those relationships have shaped his first few weeks of FrancisCorps. Click here to read Matthew’s blog post: The Importance of Forming Relationships

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Volunteer Blog: Hope in Sorrow

September 22, 2017

Saying farewell to a dying loved one can be challenging. In our latest volunteer blog post, however, Clare reminds us that the beauty of the Eucharist helps us reframe the way we see farewells. Click here to read Clare’s blog post: Hope In Sorrow

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Getting ready to hit the road!

September 18, 2017

We are coming to a campus near you with an answer to the question on Seniors’ mind everywhere: “what are you going to do after graduation?” Well how about a year of service with FrancisCorps! Explore our website and visit us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to learn more. Keep an eye out on social media […]

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Volunteer Blog: Change As A Gift

September 10, 2017

At times, change can be challenging. In our latest blog post, Rachel shares her experience of seeing change as a gift! Check out the blog here: Change As A Gift

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FrancisCorps Hits the Road!

September 7, 2017

It’s that time of year again when we hit the road and spread the word about FrancisCorps and invite you to consider spending a year with us after your graduate from college!   Interested?  Learn more here! Explore the program… Learn about the service… Read stories from our volunteers… Questions? Johanna Cajina Associate Director johanna@franciscorps.org (315) […]

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