The Giving Family

Connection to Core Jesuit Values

The Giving Family program at Marquette University aligns with core Jesuit values by embodying the principle of cura personalis, or care for the whole person. Through its mission to provide toys to underprivileged children with disabilities, the Giving Family program demonstrates a commitment to social justice and the promotion of inclusivity, reflecting the Jesuit emphasis on "Men and Women for and with Others."  Additionally, by fostering a sense of community and service among its participants, the Giving Family program embodies the Jesuit value of magis, encouraging individuals to do more for the greater good.

Summary of Program

The Giving Family is a Marquette University program dedicated to providing toys to children with disabilities.  Led by students, this initiative not only spreads joy and happiness but also fosters a sense of inclusivity and compassion within the community.  By focusing on the unique needs of children with disabilities, it exemplifies the spirit of empathy, solidarity, and service to others, making a profound impact on the lives of children and families.


Kumail Ali

Saarang Patel