Meet The 2022-2023 FVMs

Philadelphia

Ben

Hometown: Pennsylvania

College: King’s College

Major: History

Fun Fact: “I sang in choir throughout high school and college.”

Why you chose a year of service: “I choose a year of service with FVM because I want to help others in need. I also want to better understand the community and see what God has planned for me in my life.”

Elise

Hometown: New York

College: Nazareth College

Major: Social Work

Quote that Inspires: “Love liberates; it doesn’t bind” – Maya Angelou

Why you chose a year of service: “I chose to do a year of service with FVM because I wanted to serve people at the St. Francis Inn. I love the feeling of fulfillment I get from serving other people and I am excited to experience it this year!”

Marissa

Hometown: Pennsylvania

College: Rosemont College

Major: Psychology & Sociology

Future goal or dream job: Trauma and PTSD psychologist

Why you chose a year of service: “I chose to do a year of service to build relationships with the people around me and dive deeper into the city I call home.”

Durham

Joe

Hometown: Massachusetts

College: Saint Anselm College

Major: Marketing

Topic you are passionate about: Community: Building community enables everyone to be themselves and be vulnerable. This leads to the best conversations, relationships, and service that otherwise wouldn’t be possible.

Why you chose a year of service: “The emphasis on simple living and intentional community, and the opportunity to experience a different area/culture than the ones I’m used to”

Krysten

Hometown: New Hampshire

College: Saint Anselm College

Major: Elementary Education

A Gratitude: “I am grateful for my family, friends, and experiences I’ve had through the years.”

Why you choose a year of service: “I answered God’s call to complete a year of service with FVM because I love ministering to others and spreading God’s love and happiness.