‘Serve-a-thon' day for Berks Christian School

Saniya Odom and Nicole Henderson show the pansies they helped plant with residents at Genesis Berkshire Commons.

As part of the Berks Christian School’s annual efforts of volunteering, the school splits up by grade level to complete a service project around Berks County. This year marked the sixth year the school has held the event fundraiser. “All of the grades, K-12... go out into the community serve and help out at the various locations for the entire day,” said Director of Development Beth Bromwell.

Locations this year included:

Kindergarten - Manor at Market Square

1st Grade - Hawthorne Home & Keystone Villa

2nd Grade - Elmcroft & Hearthstone at Amity

3rd Grade - Berkshire Commons & Golden Living Center

4th Grade - Reading School District Schools

5th Grade - Spring Street at Boyertown

6th Grade - Christian Mission Technical Services (CMTS)

7th Grade - Rosedale Campground

8th Grade - Mercy Crisis Pregnancy Center & Child Evangelism Fellowship

9th Grade – Opportunity House

10th Grade – Heritage Park in Reading

11th Grade – Greater Reading Food Bank & Exeter Township Service Project

12th Grade - Habitat for Humanity

Community involvement and volunteering is important to the students of Berks Christian. In the past five years, they have raised over $175,000.

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