Loyola University student Daniel Maddalozzo is currently completing graduate courses in anthropology and documentary filmmaking. During summers Daniel Maddalozzo tutors grade-school students from underserved communities in his hometown of Chicago through the New Life Volunteering Society.

The New Life Volunteering Society (NLVS) is a nonprofit service organization started in 1999 by students at the University of Illinois-Chicago to “alleviate the struggles of under-represented individuals” through medical and educational assistance and social services.

Today, in collaboration with Loyola University and the Chicago Youth Program, collegiate volunteers at NLVS are making a difference in the lives of young Chicago students who are identified as at-risk. While there are many short- and long-term service projects underway, NLVS volunteers tutor K-12 students every week of the year.

Additionally, the organization’s Health Education Clinic, which is staffed by student volunteers, is open to the public on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Overseen by attending physicians and clinic coordinators, students take patient histories and perform physical examinations.