Here you can find information on how the St. Mary’s campus community can help or get help as Texas struggles to provide recovery relief to areas affected by Hurricane Harvey. Scroll for more information on volunteering and donations needed.
Students Needing Help
St. Mary’s students who are still in areas directly impacted by the storm should contact the Dean of Students Office at 210-436-3331 or firstname.lastname@example.org. That office will coordinate with academic advisers and faculty of pending late arrivals in the aftermath of Harvey.
Undergraduate students in San Antonio who may need assistance or support should contact Leticia Hart, Director of Retention and Graduation Initiatives, at 210-436-3662 or email@example.com.
Law students should contact Amy Hardberger, Associate Dean of the School of Law, at 210-436-3713 with any concerns or academic questions. School of Law counselor ileana Velasquez is available for counseling assistance at 210-431-4225 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Faculty, Staff and Students Needing Counseling Support
St. Mary’s Counseling Center and University Ministry are available to counsel faculty and staff who have family and friends affected by this disaster.
University Ministry invites the entire campus to pray together in support of those affected by the storm and help us find support and healing as a community. Information about services will be posted soon.
Want to Help?
The Office of Community Engagement is coordinating specific opportunities for St. Mary’s faculty, staff and students to volunteer at Catholic Charities or the San Antonio Food Bank. Sign up through the StMU GivePulse web page.
Donations of Needed Items
Community Engagement will be staffing a Harvey Help table in the University Center starting Wednesday, Aug. 30, through Friday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to collect specific needed items:
- Nonperishable food
- Baby food
- Flashlights and batteries
- New or packaged clothing (no used items of any type)
- Hygiene items
- Cleaning supplies
If you would like to send monetary donations to either Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of San Antonio or the San Antonio Food Bank, money or gift cards can be dropped off at the Harvey Help table in the University Center or by donating through their sites.