CHICAGO (CBS) – Students from a school in the northwest spent the morning serving others.
The children of Saint Elizabeth of the Trinity wanted to share their blessings with those less fortunate.
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The school has partnered with the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul to teach homelessness each year. Then the kids worked to brighten up the days of those in need of a little help.
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Junior high school students prepared ham and cheese sandwiches for homeless shelters across town. The high school students put cookies in bags, while the younger ones colored cards to attach to the lunches.
“We want all of our children to know that they can contribute in one way or another. Even our little kindergartens, who are going to make cards to enter. So we really want our children to know that they can make a difference in the world, no matter how big or small they are, ”said Dr. Kristine Hillmann, Principal of St. Elizabeth Of The Trinity School.
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The school also organized a food drive to collect items for the parish combined pantry.