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USD Parents to Help Family in Need

Parents of USD students have come together to create USD Parent Corps, a group dedicated to compassionate service. The Parent Corps will support philanthropic efforts and further align themselves with USD’s mission and Changemaker Campus efforts. USD parents are demonstrating their passion to make a difference in the local community and beyond.

Renda Quinn, director of Parent Relations, said “It is evident with the USD parent involvement in philanthropy that they have modeled the act of giving back to their students who exemplify global USD Changemakers in numerous ways; before, during and after their experience at USD.”

The USD Parent Corps will participate in their first community service effort, partnering with Rebuilding Together, on Thursday, May 23, 2013. USD parents will join together to clean up, repair and paint a home for a family in need. The goal of USD Parent Corps is to conduct an annual community service event coordinated by the USD Parent Board and volunteers.

WHO: USD Parent Corps Community Service Project (USD parents, dtudents,
friends and administrators)
WHERE: 2048 Franklin Avenue, San Diego, CA 92113
WHEN: Thursday, May 23, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Members of the media are welcome to attend the event.


About the University of San Diego

The University of San Diego sets the standard for an engaged, contemporary Catholic university where innovative Changemakers confront humanity’s urgent challenges. With more than 8,000 students from 75 countries and 44 states, USD is the youngest independent institution on the U.S. News & World Report list of top 100 universities in the United States. USD’s eight academic divisions include the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, the School of Law, the School of Leadership and Education Sciences, the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, and the Division of Professional and Continuing Education. In February 2016, USD launched the public phase of Leading Change: The Campaign for USD, which represents the most ambitious fundraising effort in the history of the university and builds upon the strong philanthropic momentum achieved by USD in recent years. In September 2016, USD introduced Envisioning 2024, a strategic plan that capitalizes on the university’s recent progress and aligns new strategic goals with current strengths to help shape a vision for the future as the university looks ahead to its 75th anniversary in the year 2024.

Contact:

Liz Harman
eharman@sandiego.edu
(619) 260-4682