|THREE EAST SCHOOLS COLLECTING SOCKS FOR THE HOMELESS|
MONTREAL, NOVEMBER 17, 2016 – With the holiday season quickly approaching, students at Rosemount High School, Dalkeith Elementary School in Anjou and Honoré Mercier Elementary School in St. Leonard will be embarking on a campaign to collect and donate socks for Montreal’s homeless.
Students and staff will donate new socks that will be donated to four shelters: The West Island Women's Shelter, Dans La Rue, Chez Doris and The Benedict Labre House. Each school will also create personalized holiday gift boxes containing the new socks and bilingual messages of hope for the holiday season.
Furthermore, on December 7, staff members and students from each school will come together at Rosemount High School's Spiritual Community Centre (3737 Beaubien) for a holiday lunch and to personally gift wrap each donation.
The campaign will be spearheaded by Spiritual and Community Animator Vince Lacroce, with the support and encouragement of administration teams of each school, as well as the help and support of Rosemount High teachers Nathalie Beaudoin, Emmanuela Lambropoulos, and Jacklyn Di Genova as well as Dalkeith teacher. Sandra Trevisonno, and Angela Di Lella from Honoré Mercier.
Michael J. Cohen