Compassion Club sponsors “Ditch the Dress Code” days during the year to raise money for various projects. Today students paid $2.00 to ditch the dress code. The money raised will be given to the University of Iowa’s Dance Marathon fundraiser that helps the families of children who are cancer patients. Sophomore Gretta Rempel will be […]
A group of Compassion Club members served at the annual appreciation banquet for Crowded Closet volunteers. The students worked diligently for three hours setting the tables, serving food, and cleaning up and received many compliments for the great job they did. Several students in the group have also volunteered at the Crowded Closet on Saturdays […]
Spirit Week was sponsored by Compassion Club. Each day had a different daily dress up theme. Students showed up in their pj’s on Monday for “Polar Express Day” and as twins on “Twiddle Dee and Twiddle Dum” Tuesday. Creativity showed throughout the rest of the week for “We Wear Pink” Wednesday, “Teacher/Nerd Day” Thursday and […]
Ten Compassion Club members volunteered at Crowded Closet last Saturday morning. Students had an enjoyable time presorting donated items, jewelry, games and toys as well as tagging clothing and color coding them on the racks. Volunteer Coordinator, Christine Beachy, gave information on Crowded Closet and invited students to join the challenge to only purchase clothing […]
Every Monday morning Compassion Club members sell muffins. Money raised helps fund charity projects throughout the year. So far this year Compassion Club has donated a llama, chickens, and honeybees through Heifer Project International and to Pastor Jose who spoke in chapel about his ministry to the very poor in northern Mexico.