NEW CANAAN, Conn. — Students, parents and staff from New Canaan Country School volunteered for a variety of good causes during their annual public service day in early March.
Here are some of the projects:
- Made bracelets to sell to raise money to ship 1,000 books to fill a new library at a school in Malawi.
- Made lunches for Norwalk-based Family and Children’s Agency.
- Sold baked goods to support The Ghana Children's Fund, founded by New Canaan resident Lisa Tuttle.
- Made gifts in woodshop for families moving into new homes built by Housatonic Habitat for Humanity.
- Made fleece blankets for Kids in Crisis.
- Parents and children made cards and decorated tote bags filled with goodies for children at the pediatric centers at Norwalk Hospital and Westchester Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital.
- Private First Class Elliott Folston of Norwalk attended and thanked volunteers for care packages assembled for Adopt A Platoon.
- Lower School science students made terrariums to be placed around campus.
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