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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 on-going 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


Upcoming Community Service Events

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Community Service Updates

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  • *NEW* Community Service Initiative

    Liz Greenwood is the new Parent liason 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 email Liz Greenwood directly: lizgreenwood@verizon.net

    Below is a summary of community service activities completed this year and upcoming events:

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Community Service News

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  • Belmont Hill School’s Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner Drive Continues to Break Records

    Once again, the outstanding support of the Belmont Hill School community led to another record-setting number of families receiving turkey dinners this Thanksgiving. To note just how the effort has grown in scope, in 2010, Thanksgiving fixings were delivered to 36 families. This year, Belmont Hill School’s Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner Drive concluded with the delivery of 580 complete Thanksgiving dinners to families in need in surrounding communities – dramatically exceeding the initial goal of 500 meals!
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  • Donna David Honored at The Women's Table

    On May 17, 2017, The Women’s Table hosted its fourth annual event, “A Place at the Table” where Belmont Hill nurse and community service director Donna David was one of three honorees. 
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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.