Make a Difference Day 2019

Make a Difference Day 2019

October 19, 2019 – Sign up for projects now!

Dozens of meaningful, family-oriented service projects are offered here at SMI and out in the community on Make a Difference Day. It’s a great opportunity for everyone to come together in loving service and fellowship! The wide assortment of service projects offers something suitable for all ages, including families with youth, teens, young adults, and seniors.

New this year are Sealing the Stations of the Cross, Hats for Babies and Clean up at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Returning favorite projects include: Church Pew Cleaning, Blood Drive at SMI, Ready-Set-Ride in Plainfield, Adoration, Nursing Homes, Feed My Starving Children, New Life for Old Bags, Rosary Making, and Landscape work at the Mantellate Sisters Convent  and much more!

Browse and sign up for projects now

Visit on your own computer, or stop by our sign up tables on weekends in the Commons and Narthex on Oct. 5/6, as well as Oct. 12/13.

In addition to your service project, come for some or all of the additional activities: start the day with Daily Mass and the Volunteer Blessing. Don’t forget to take photos and send them to  Contribute one or more items to our Donation Station behind the school (food pantry, baby items, and more). Finally, return for the afternoon Vigil Mass in Church at 4 pm.

October 19th Schedule of Events

  • 7:30 a.m.     Daily Mass in the Church
  • 8:00 a.m. Volunteer Blessing in the Church
  • 8:00 am-10:00 am Coffee & Donuts in Commons
  • 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Perform one of our many service projects offered throughout the morning and afternoon, either at SMI or out in the community
  • 4:00 p.m. Vigil Mass for Sunday in the Church

Follow the links below to sign up for projects

SMI Indoor Projects Sign Up!

SMI Outdoor Projects Sign Up!

Nursing Home Projects Sign Up!

“Feed the Hungry” Projects Sign Up!

Mantellate Sisters Convent Projects Sign Up!

Community Projects Sign Up!