Archbishop Neale students donate to Little Sisters of the Poor in D.C.
Students at Archbishop Neale School (ANS) recently completed a charity drive to assist the Little Sisters of the Poor in Washington, D.C., according to a release. As in years past, ANS families were encouraged to donate personal care items for use by the seniors served by the Little Sisters of the Poor in the Jeanne Jugan Residence and the St. Joseph Villas in Northeast D.C., the release states.
Members of the ANS chapter of the National Junior Honor Society assisted their faculty advisor Mandie Farren and the school’s outreach committee chairperson Carol Cipollone in making collection boxes, gathering and sorting the donations, and loading the many boxes into the van sent down by the Little Sisters of the Poor. Brooklyn Beebe, 14, of Issue is an ANS eighth-grader and NJHS member. “[NJHS members] get to show the younger kids the things we do so they might want to be in Honor Society someday,” Beebe said in the release. “All of [the ANS students] get to practice giving back to others now, so when we’re older we can continue to do that and pass that on to younger people.”
NJHS members Curtis Nixon, Sage Scott, Brooklyn Beebe, and Crista Mayo, along with Principal Linda Bourne, help load a van with donations for the Little Sisters of the Poor.