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Good Samaritans Club

The Service Club

Good Samaritans Club

  • Grade level:3-12
  • Meeting Times:Tuesdays at 10:55 am
  • Location:Room 22
  • Seasons:All year
  • Advisors:Andrew Acevedo

Club Mission

To provide students the opportunity to serve others.

Events & Topics

SCHEDULED EVENTS:

NEXT MEETING:  Every WEDNESDAY in room 22 at 12:00 noon during the school year.

Centro Tepeyac will be holding their Annual Gala on Saturday June 1st , 2024.  They need help with setup, serving and cleanup.  Sign up >>here<<!

ST Joseph’s House Activity Table  June 10 – 12, 2024.  The Service Club will be building a sensory activities (sand/water/clay) table for St. Joseph’s House this summer. We need several assistants to help design, cut, assemble and paint the table.  SIgn up >>here<<!

ALL FRIDAYS (5-7pm) FOOD PACKING AT ST STEPHEN’S PANTRY (8-12 gr.)
St. Joseph’s Pantry at the Shrine of Saint Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church (Rockville) needs volunteers on Friday evenings to help pack food for distribution. Volunteers from various local schools sort food and fresh produce into family-sized packages for distribution the following day. We work from 5-7 pm on all Fridays. If you would like to volunteer please sign up >>here<<.

ALL SATURDAYS (8:30am – 9:30am) FOOD DISTRIBUTION AT ST STEPHEN’S PANTRY (8-12 gr.)
St. Joseph’s Pantry at the Shrine of Saint Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church (Rockville) needs volunteers to help distribute food to individual families. Volunteers from various local schools help load food packages into personal vehicles from 08:30 – 10:30 am on most Saturday mornings. If you would like to volunteer please sign up >>here<<.

SHARE Food Disitribution.  Saturday, 22 June and 27 July, 2024.  We will help with the early-morning distribution of tons of food being sent to many local charities.  Dads are welcome!  If you would like to volunteer please sign up >>here<<

FALL GARDEN CLEANUP PROJECT (08:30am – 5:00pm) (TBD November)(8-12gr.)
Calling all gardeners!  Rakers, leaf blowers, bush pruners!  The Religious Sisters of Mercy of Alma, MI. need our help at their convent in Clinton, MD.  This property is an extensive wooded country setting with a grove of large oak trees at the ‘front’ of the property.  Tasks include leaf removal, hedge pruning and fallen tree removal.  We will depart The Heights at 08:30 and return at around 5:00pm.  Lunch will be provided.  Dads welcome!  Please sign up >>here!<<

THANKSGIVING Food Drive (18 – 26 November) (3-12 gr.)
We are collecting dry and canned (non-perishable) food donations for St. Stephen’s Food Pantry in Rockville, MD.  Our goals is 3 lbs. per student!  Please place donations in the bins at the 2nd Floor Chapel entry.  The donations will be delivered to the Pantry during the Thanksgiving break.   Thank you!

BOXES OF JOY (11 November)(6-12gr.)
We are partnering with the Knights of Columbus and Cross Catholic Outreach to send holiday gift boxes to boys in Central America.  We need volunteers to pack the boxes on Monday 4 November during the lunch period.  After the boxes are packed they will be delivered to the collection site.

TURKEY DELIVERY (21 November 2024) (4:00pm -7:00pm.) (9-12gr)
We will be receiving more than 3000 lbs. of turkeys from the supplier.   We need a crew of 8 able bodied volunteers to load the turkeys on to the trailer, and then deliver them to the Food Pantry.   We will depart from the Heights at 4:00pm and return at around 7:00pm.  Please sign up >>here!<<

TURKEY DISTRIBUTION (8:00am – 9:30am) (23 November 2024) (8-12 gr.)
We will distribute the turkeys at St. Stephen’s Food Pantry.  We will help the clients load turkeys and other food into their vehicles.  A crew of 8 able bodied volunteers is needed.  Arrive directly at the pantry at 08:00 and depart at 9:30. Please sign up >> here!<<

DONATIONS. We gladly accept any financial contributions to help defray the costs of the above programs.  Please make checks payable to “The Heights school” and write “Service Club” in the check memo blank.  Thank you!

 

 

 



Skills & Benefits

Every man should be willing to share his gifts and use them to serve others.