Monthly Archives: May 2020

“I learned more and more about the mental struggles that immigrants endure when they decide to leave their homes.” – Tony, Volunteer

When I started my internship at Casa Marianella I did not know what to expect. My professional background is in cooking and working in restaurants, that was my first career. But at the ripe old age of 35 I decided to finish my degree in Mexican American Studies, with the hopes of continuing on to [...]

By |2020-05-12T15:27:56-06:00May 12th, 2020|Volunteer Spotlight|0 Comments

There Are No Office Hours For Leaders

“There are no office hours for leaders” -Cardinal James Gibbons Since Casa Marianella opened its doors in 1986, it has always been open. New employees agree to work holidays, weekends, and assume at least one overnight shift each week. After more than 12,000 early mornings spent by staff members waking in the office to the [...]

By |2020-05-04T19:23:37-06:00May 4th, 2020|Volunteer Spotlight|1 Comment