Good Samaritans Club
- Grade level:3-12
- Meeting Times:Tuesdays at 10:55 am
- Location:Room 22
- Seasons:All year
- Advisors:Andrew Acevedo
To provide students the opportunity to serve others.
Events & Topics
NEXT MEETING: Every WEDNESDAY in room 22 at 11:00 am.
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<<.
THANKSGIVING Food Drive (6 – 21 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!
FALL GARDEN CLEANUP PROJECT (08:30am – 5:00pm) (11 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!<<
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 13 November during lunch. After the boxes are packed they will be delivered to the collection site.
TURKEY DELIVERY (16 November) (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) (18 November) (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. Arrve 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 deftray 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.