Philanthropy

Bethany Christian School Students Pack over 10,000 meals for Hungry Children in Haiti

  More than 160 students at Bethany Christian School in Tempe teamed up with the Champion Group to serve and pack over 10,000 non-perishable nutrient-dense meals for children in Haiti, as part of a school-wide project called Feed the Need. The students formed assembly lines to carefully pour, pack and seal meal packets that will be distributed through a Haitian …

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Eighth Grader, Omar, Organizes School Wide Shoe Drive

  Omar is a very warm, outgoing young man, who always puts the needs of others before himself. He is very curious, listens and observes without judgement. He often thinks of ideas to improve and find solutions, no matter how big or small the situation may be. He has always been captivated by the desire to help others and has …

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Brighten and Clyde Give Back to the Community

Brighten Stevens is in the fifth grade at St. Francis Xavier School. Her birthday is on November 17, which is close to the holidays. Her grandparents, aunts and uncles and family friends had been asking her for a birthday list. She really did not have anything on her list that she really needed or wanted this year. Her family ended …

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Eli Chosen as Keystone President Through Boys and Girls Club Peers

Eli has been a member of the Harry and Sandy Rosenzweig Branch for nine years. Eli serves as this year’s Keystone President and was just named the Keystoner of the Year at the State Conference. Eli shared that the Boys & Girls Club has been one of his biggest support systems in his life. Eli went on to say, “it …

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Discover U Seventh Grader, SASCHA, Collects Cans to Raise Money For Hurricane Harvey Victims

Sascha has a big heart and cares about everyone. Her favorite person is her little sister, Annabelle who is two. What she enjoys about Discover U is the supportive environment that encourages her to learn and grow. Sascha loves the “Harry Potter” series and wants to be a teacher, scientist or singer/ actress when she grows up. Q. How did …

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STA Eighth Graders, AIDAN and NATALIE, Support Hurricane Victims in Texas

Aidan and Natalie, organized a clothing and toy drive for children in Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey. The two students presented their idea to their principal, Mrs. Scheller, who gladly supported taking the project school-wide. Natalie and Aidan asked the STA community to support their efforts, and in just one week 1750 pounds of donations were collected! The students approached …

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Xavier Students Help Victims Affected By Hurricanes

Xavier College Preparatory students, faculty, staff, parents, alumnae, and friends raised nearly $30,000 this week to aid those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Pictured in the attached image are several of Xavier’s junior class student council officers with a check payable to Catholic Charities USA for hurricane relief efforts. 31,918 total views, 4 views today

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Hannah Receives AmTrust Bank Caring Kid Award

  Hannah was chosen as an AmTrust Bank Caring Kid from AmTrust Bank and ABC15. She was on their Sonoran Living show on August 10th. The selection team was impressed by how involved she is and how much she cares for others. They said she sounds like a very compassionate “Caring Kid”! Specifically she received the award for her work …

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East Valley Teen Donates Hair For second time

Q. This is the second time you have grown out your hair and donated it. What made you want to do this again? A. At first I was just going to grow it a little longer. When it got longer my mom asked if I thought I would donate it again. I really didn’t think I was going to grow …

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STA’s Third Graders Write Letters to WWII Veteran

One Saint Thomas the Apostle students, Hank Hubbard age nine, brought in an American flag magnet to show to his third grade class. Hank got it at the Papago Military Base a few weeks ago. On the back on the magnet it explained who had made it. The beautiful magnet was made by Stanley Rzempoluch, a 92-year-old veteran who served …

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