Community Service Day is an annual event that students look forward to as a way to lend a helping hand at day care and community centers, senior living and medical facilities, schools for special needs and animal shelters throughout Fairfield and Westchester counties.
Scheduled activities this year included a Midnight Run to N.Y.C., working with patients at Cerebral Palsy of Westchester (Rye Brook), visiting with the elderly at Rehabilitation/Nursing Center (Greenwich), helping to organize baby items for distribution at (Greenwich), and re-organizing bookshelves at . Yard work and spring spruce up was done at Edenwald Children’s Residential Center, , , at and Port Chester Head Start. The boys assisted teachers in classrooms at Waterside School (Stamford), Edenwald Children’s Residential Center (Pleasantville, N.Y.), at Armstrong Court and (Greenwich) and Anchor Academy (Norwalk), and helped with a variety of projects at Adopt-A-Dog (Armonk, N.Y.) and Wolf Conservancy (South Salem, N.Y.).
“Giving back to our community is important at Brunswick and it is truly the boys’ honor to help others,” said Johnny Montanez, Brunswick Upper School Director of Community Service. “We are proud of our young men for their dedicated volunteer efforts throughout the school year, and are grateful to the local organizations we worked with this year for allowing us to help them in some small way.”
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