By Elizabeth Faber Heather Konstanzer and I hosted a School Supply Drive for the Mortel Foundation’s new Preschool. It was a huge success!! We received over 1,000 items for the Preschoolers. We collected supplies from students and faculty at Duquesne University, through the School of Nursing, Alpha Tau Delta (professional nursing fraternity), and Gamma Sigma Sigma (service sorority). We sent out emails to the school of nursing faculty and members of the organizations, posted flyers around campus, spoke about the supply drive at chapter meetings, […]
Delicious endless shrimp, pit beef and pit ham are on the menu March 5th, to celebrate a special kind of goodness that’s been happening in St. Marc, Haiti over the past fifteen years. Long known as one of the poorest countries in the world, the terrible problems faced by Haitians on a day-to-day basis were only increased by the catastrophic 7.0 magnitude earthquake in 2010. But there are bright spots to celebrate, and in […]
Meghan Murphy Returning to Haiti brings back many nostalgic feelings. Things are exactly the same as they were on my first trip. Landscapes, tap-taps, and markets all remain exactly as I remembered them. Most of all, the kids at LBS were the same lively, energetic, and loving kids that I remembered. The second I walk outside to see them, they come running. Fifteen hands fighting to hold my hands and arms. Their faces lighting up […]
This article was originally posted on the Archbishop Curley High School Facebook page and shared by The Mortel Family Charitable Foundation. The student body, faculty and staff celebrated Ash Wednesday with a service and distribution of ashes at the end of the day. Junior Gerard Whalen then explained his summer experience and the FYM Lenten Project.
By: Diego Henriquez-Garcia Northwestern University Class of 2016 The brothers of Sigma Chi Fraternity, Omega Chapter at Northwestern University hosted the first ever “Fitzerdash!” to benefit the Mortel Family Foundation. Named after Northwestern’s football coach, Pat Fitzgerald (or Fitz), the event consisted of a tailgate themed obstacle course.