Charities

Charity Week 2017: Charities Supported

Charity Week

Students participate in various activities and events throughout the week to raise money for three charities selected by the Junior class.

Jonathan’s Place is a foster and transition home in the Dallas area that seeks to “provide a safe, loving home and specialized services to children who have been abused, abandoned or neglected.”

Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas is based out of Beaumont, TX, an area which has been heavily affected by Hurricane Harvey. The mission of Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas is to “respond to needs by serving, teaching, building community, and preserving the dignity of individuals and families of Southeast Texas.”

Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, TX, is recognized as one of our nation’s premier healthcare facilities and serves  to “create a healthier future for children and women throughout our global community by leading in patient care, education and research.”

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UD Launches Reading Initiative, Partners with Local Schools

During the course of the 2018-19 academic year, the university will sponsor a series of lectures, art exhibits, panel discussions and other activities centered around All the Light We Cannot See, the first chosen book for this new community reading initiative, culminating in author Anthony Doerr's visit to campus as the 2019 Eugene McDermott lecturer.

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