Notre Dame High Schools hosts 15th annual service day
Hundreds gathered on Friday in Fairfield to participate in the Notre Dame High School 15th annual service day.
It's part of the schools 26 Acts of Kindness Campaign with brought out about 600 students, faculty, staff and parents participated in numerous acts of service this year.
The day consisted of visiting some of 52 work sites across Connecticut including Beardsley Zoo, Habitat for Humanity, Operation Hope and CT Foodshare.
Some stayed on campus to design crafts for nursing home residents and veterans.
“Our three pillars are building character, faith and intellect,” said Nick Grew, Marketing and Communications Coordinator for NDHS. “So we really just want our students to learn the importance of value, of helping others and spreading kindness, compassion and generosity throughout the community.“
The school began their acts of kindness campaign after the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.