Detroit, MI – Daughters of Charity
Daughters of Charity in Farmington Hills, MI
Students will live with the Daughters of Charity religious women’s community. The Daughters of Charity have designed a week for students to work with and learn from workers and guests at a local soup kitchen, toured GED center, and helped with school-aged kids. Students may work homeless outreach to youth as well. This site has a variety of direct and indirect service. It is structured to show the poverty and outreach in Detroit, which has one of the nation’s highest poverty and unemployment levels after many automobile factories closed. The Daughters of Charity will give an orientation of the community and spend time reflecting, sharing and eating with the group.
Relevant Websites: Daughters of Charity, Detroit Poverty, US Conference of Catholic Bishops Economic Justice