Annual Events

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The Center for Service and Action holds several events throughout the academic year designed to engage Loyola Marymount University students with the greater Los Angeles community. Find out how you can make a difference and make some friends along the way.

Advocacy Teach-In

As part of the Advocacy Teach-In, students learn the tools to effectively take action for social justice through local community organizations. Learn more about the Advocacy Teach-In.

Annual Holiday Donation Drive

The Annual Holiday Donation Drive has helped hundred of families Los Angeles area. Each year, the LMU community collects hundreds of items for a local organization.

Blood Drives

The Center for Service and Action sponsors 2 drives each academic year. Learn more about our Blood Drives.

Community Service Fair

Every year, the Center for Service and Action invites nonprofit organizations to come to LMU to recruit volunteers and raise awareness about the various issues in Los Angeles and Beyond. Learn more about the Community Service Fair.

Ignation Solidarity Network Program

Ignatian Solidarity Network (ISN) promotes social justice leadership and advocacy among students, alumni, and other emerging leaders from Jesuit schools.  

LMU's Annual Hunger Banquet

A powerful evening that brings to life global inequalities and challenges us to realize how our decisions affect others. Learn more about the Hunger Banquet.


Your service experience at LMU Begins now. Join your peers for the first service project of the 2018-19 academic year. Learn more about Serve LA.

Service Retreat

The Service Retreat is a combined effort between Campus Ministry and the Center for Service and Action. Open to all undergraduate and graduate students, this retreat provides an opportunity for students to gather and reflect on the connection between faith and justice. Learn more about the Service Retreat.

Slice of Service

Slice of Service is an opportunity for first year and transfer students to connect with the various Service & Justice student organizations on campus.

Special Games

The mission of Special Games is to bring together the special needs community of Los Angeles and the Loyola Marymount University community for a day of fun, friendship, and personal growth. There is no experience like Special Games and no other event celebrates the many gifts of the special needs community in quite the same way. Today we continue our goal of fostering love, creating new friendships, and making life-long memories.