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Community Service

Belmont Hill supports many non-profit agencies and causes throughout the year. Our goal has always been to provide ongoing support to these groups, while developing a strong relationship with them along the way. New initiatives and programs are added carefully, and mostly at the suggestion of the students, who then take the responsibility for educating our community and leading that particular project. While we have "no dessert days" (twice a month) and "dress-down days" (twice a year) as fundraisers, the designation of these monies is voted by one of our middle and upper school community service committees. While we may sell products to raise money - such as cookies for breast cancer awareness and flowers for Valentine's Day for Dana Farber - we purposely do not solicit direct funds from our parent body. Our focus has always been on giving of time, talent, energy and donated items.

“When we give back to others we learn some of life’s most important lessons: empathy, sacrifice, and generosity. It reminds us that we are all created equal and that we gain so much through sharing cultures, experiences, and perspectives.”
 
– Donna David, Director of Community Service


Community Service Calendar

List of 3 events.

Form I & II Community Service Day

Annual Turkey Drive

Community Service Photos

Community Service Updates

List of 1 items.

  • Parent Liaison

    Liz Greenwood is the parent liaison to community service. Liz will help in securing parent volunteers for upcoming projects, as well as making phone calls and reaching out to various agencies to help facilitate projects we do. 

    To volunteer, please contact Liz Greenwood directly: lizgreenwood@verizon.net

Community Service News

List of 2 news stories.

  • Form IV Cereal Drive Provides for Boston Homeless Shelter

    Belmont Hill’s Cereal Drive succeeded in surpassing its goal of collecting 500 boxes in the month of May. Under the leadership of Tim McCormack ’21, members of Form IV organized the drive to benefit Boston homeless shelter Pine Street Inn. This was the fifth and largest drive the students have held, netting 545 boxes.
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  • Each box contains party supplies, cake baking supplies, water or juice boxes, and party decorations.

    Students Lend a Hand to Help Homeless Families Celebrate Birthdays

    On Sunday, May 5, approximately 40 9th graders from Dana Hall and Belmont Hill met at Dana Hall to assemble 30 “Birthday In A Box” donation packages. The event was organized by 9th graders Anna Hamilton, Sydney Weller, Owen Gerrah, and Luke Carroll. 
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Belmont Hill School educates boys in mind, body, and spirit to develop men of good character. Our community encourages and challenges students to discover and pursue passions, seek excellence, and face adversity with resilience. We cultivate critical thinking and creativity, teamwork and competition, hard work and reflection, tradition and innovation. Valuing our differences and working together, we embrace camaraderie, compassion, and service to others. Our school strives to instill in each boy ethical judgment, a sense of common humanity, and a lifelong love of learning.