Red Deer Catholic students raise thousands for charities

Donations during 2016-17 school year

Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools donated $77,973 to non-profits and 822 kilograms of food during the 2016-17 school year.

Throughout the division schools supported local communities through social justice activities that incorporate faith through servantship by giving back to the community.

Monetary donations went to many organizations including RCMP Victim Services, Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Red Deer Food Bank.

Students were also involved in several other varieties of social justice activities including visiting residents at Villa Marie Covenant Care and volunteered weekly at Central Alberta Human Society. Father Henri Voisin School students were McHappy Day helpers and part of Green Deer community stewardship cleanup crew.

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