The outreach programs at Chaminade Julienne are designed to inform students of world poverty issues while enriching the local and international communities with financial and material resources.
Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week
NOVEMBER 18-25, 2019
This annual event held the first full week prior to Thanksgiving is dedicated to bringing awareness to CJ about hunger and homelessness issues in the local community, nation and world. All members of the school community are encouraged to choose at least one way to become involved in the plight of others who need our help.
The collection taken each day during first period is to benefit the Oxfam and Catholic Relief Services (international hunger relief organizations). Food donations and personal hygiene items are collected each day during first period to benefit St. Vincent DePaul and The FoodBank.
Lenten Mission Drive
Money collected during the Lenten Mission Drive has been divided between the Marianists and the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur missionary projects. Each classroom receives alms collection containers to fill throughout Lent. Other Lenten fund-raising activities for the missions are the annual Faculty vs. Students basketball game, jeans day and school raffle.