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Shaping Students’ Hearts with One Great Day of Service

The Christ School’s One Great Day of Service is this Friday! This event involves the participation of all students and faculty, as well as parents, who will spend their day serving in the community.

Each grade will be helping with age-specific activities at various community service facilities. Service activities range from cleaning park facilities to organizing and distributing donations. Not only are they providing much needed volunteer services for the local community, the students’ educational experience is enhanced by learning more about the community in which they live.

This heartwarming experience teaches a valuable lesson – donating their time and energy brings joy, not only to themselves, but to others. Each child walks away from One Great Day knowing what it means to look beyond themselves to the needs of others, and to love their neighbors as themselves.

Volunteering is a great tool to help children boost their social skills as they reach out and connect with their community. The Christ School knows the benefits of volunteering are enormous to the students as well as local organizations they will serve. Dr. Jason Powell said, “The Christ School mission is intentionally focused on cultivating the scholarship, service and leadership skills of our students. Our vision is that each TCS graduate is committed to being others oriented. On Friday, October 11, all of our students will experience a powerful day that will help shape their hearts.”

2013 One Great Day of Service

K: First Presbyterian Church of Orlando

106 East Church Street Orlando, FL 32801

1st: GreenUp Orlando at Dickerson Azalea Park

100 Rosearden Drive Orlando, FL 32801

2nd: Orlando Health and Rehab

830 29th Street Orlando, FL 32805

3rd: Society of St. Andrew

406 East Amelia Street Orlando, FL 32803

4th: Clean the World

400A Pittman Street Orlando, FL 32801

5th: Matthew’s Hope

808 West Central Boulevard Orlando, FL 32805

6th: Children of the Nations

735 Herndon Ave Orlando FL 32803

7th: Canine Companions

8150 Clarcona Ocoee Road Orlando, FL 32818

8th: Harvest Time International

225 Kennel Road Sanford, FL 32771