Greenwich Time: Sacred Heart Greenwich heads to New York for Day of Service

Greenwich Time: Sacred Heart Greenwich heads to New York for Day of Service

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Over 60 volunteers from Sacred Heart Greenwich spent time with people in need at four New York sites this past weekend for the school’s second annual Day of Service.

The volunteer groups of parents, students, members of the board of trustees and alumnae went to Port Chester and Rye Brook charitable organizations and out on the streets in New York City, school spokesperson Haley Sonneland.

At the Don Bosco Community Center in Port Chester, Sacred Heart students and parents assisted with the Early Childhood Bilingual Program, reading and coloring with the children who attend the weekend programs. The program helps 3- to 4-year-old Hispanic children to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in Spanish and English.

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