Where We Serve – Outreach

Global Partners – Running Waters, Inc.
Elm Grove, Wisconsin

Global Partners – Running Waters, Inc. is a nonprofit organization established to build relationships through collaboration on water, food and health projects in Latin America. Global Partners – Running Waters, Inc. strives to identify and obtain funding for water and other projects in Central and South America. The Global Partners – Running Waters partnership with the School Sisters of Notre Dame began in about 2000 as a strategic plan to aid development in Latin America. Visit the Global Partners – Running Waters, Inc. website.

Border Advocates for Justice
Douglas, Arizona and Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico

The work of this project is to remember migrants who have died in the desert in Cochise County, Arizona, by planting commemorative crosses near the spots where they have died. These crosses are handmade, carried into the desert by a group of volunteers, and planted at the sites where these people have lost their lives. Learn more about the project at the border here.

Comunidad Enlaces de Esperanza
​Douglas, Arizona

An SSND community on the United States-Mexico border serves as volunteers and a collaborative presence to a variety of organizations that reach out to migrants in the sister-city of Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico, and support humanitarian aid efforts in the Arizona desert. The sisters offer hospitality and an educational experience for those who wish to learn about the issues of immigration as they relate to the border. Learn more about the activities at the border here.

Notre Dame Children Outreach
Homa Bay, Kenya

Notre Dame Children Outreach is a supported ministry of the School Sisters of Notre Dame providing education, food security, psycho-social support, and character formation for needy and vulnerable children. Visit the Notre Dame Children Outreach Facebook page here.

Living Earth Center
Mankato, Minnesota

Located at the School Sisters of Notre Dame Our Lady of Good Counsel campus, the Living Earth Center- formerly CESRM – promotes the care of the Earth, agricultural stewardship and sustainability of the rural community. It is also home to a 2-acre organic community garden. Learn more about Living Earth Center or follow them on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.