Some of the blankets created for the 2020 Blanket Drive made with love at home and brought to school to donate.
SMS Cumulative Outreach Report
8/2021 through 6/2022
--Donated baby items for Birthright of Harford County (annual Sept. collection)
--The 8th grade and the faculty and staff contributed to First Fruits Farm's distribution of potatoes to more than 70,000 people through picking, sorting, and packaging! First Fruits Farm is a non-profit Christian ministry dedicated to providing fresh, nutritious produce to those experiencing hunger in the Mid-Atlantic region.
--In honor of St. Martin's Feast Day, SMS collected gently used coats for men, women, and children to be donated to those in need.
--Students, families, faculty, and staff crafted 120 blankets which were donated to Mason Dixon Comm. Outreach during Advent
--Students collected donations and wore blue and yellow on Monday, March 14th, to show solidarity with Ukraine. Donations went to the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia to help the people of Ukraine
--The School participated in the parish Thanksgiving Food Drive to benefit local shut-ins & food pantries
--The proceeds from our St. Nicholas Day celebration provided each of the 32 residents of Welcome One Shelter a Christmas gift. Each resident received a card written by a 5th grader, gift cards, and bus vouchers.
--The 8th grade and MS Faculty ‘adopted’ Advent families
--Middle School students made cards for tornado victims in Kentucky. The cards were accompanied by a donation (from the sale of candy cane grams sold during Advent) and were sent to St. Jerome Catholic Church in Kentucky.
--In the spirit of St. Martin of Tours, clothing was collected (new socks, pajamas, and underwear) for the children of Asylee Women Enterprise. These are the children of asylum seekers and other migrants forced from more than 37 countries around the world who will eventually rebuild their lives in Baltimore.
--Students wrote and delivered thank you cards to Community Helpers during Catholic Schools week.
-- Students created Christmas decorations, cards, and Valentines for homebound persons, needy families, and nursing home residents in our area.
--Fall ornaments and decorated spring door hangers were crafted by students for retired Daughters of Charity Sisters in Emmitsburg
--7th grade (in the spirit of Dr. Seuss’ Fox in Socks) donated socks to those in need
--The School had a Lenten Paper Towel & TP Drive to benefit local shelters and food pantries
--The 6th grade collected hygiene supplies for Harford Family House
--Proceeds from the MS lunch cart sale were donated to Sisters Academy