Connecting Our Communities through Dialogue and Service!
TOGETHER, we can create a positive social change more quickly!
La Convivencia strives to bring diverse groups of people together to get to know one another while serving the greater good of their community. Service, in all faiths, religions, and cultural traditions, is a shared value and is deeply prioritized. Community Service is more than helping others. It is connecting, reaching, and linking arms. Service strengthens one’s community, as it proves loyalty, dedication, and a deep care for the people and environment that surround us. Service expands our breadth of knowledge; it pushes us to see beyond our small bubbles to understand the greater schemes of our community. La Convivencia sees this expansion of compassion and understanding as the true meaning of peaceful connection. La Convivencia’s focus on service projects also enforces community building in a way that is both humbling and exciting for future growth.
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Trenton Area Soup Kitchen: Preparing dining ware bundles for service at T.A.S.K. --a Mercer county non-profit that feeds those who are hungry in the Trenton area and offers programs to encourage self-sufficiency and improve the quality of life of its patrons. For more information on this organization, visit www.trentonsoupkitchen.org Arm in Arm: 1: A peanut butter, jelly and bread collection for Arm in Arm (formerly Crisis Ministries). Arm in Arm connects people in need of food, housing and job support with people who want to help. For more information on this organization, please visit: www.arminarm.org 2: La Convivencia collected personal care items for Arm In Arm Families. La Convivencia organized MLK Days of Service on January 15, 2018; January 21, 2019; and January 20, 2020 and invited community members to make the care kits. So far volunteers have made over 1600 toiletry bags. RISE: 3: Multiple successful Days of Service were held on May 6th, 2018; December 8, 2018; and December 7 2019. Volunteers assembled hygiene kits, packed food items, and wrote personalized messages of encouragement and hope. Packages were donated to Arm In Arm, RISE-Hightstown, and Plainsboro township pantry.
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La Convivencia P. O. Box 331 Princeton Junction, NJ 08550