Albany students join others across diocese in annual fundraiser

Categories: Around the Diocese

Oct. 25, 2013, edition

In Albany, students at Holy Family School participated in a variety of service activities for the Service-A-Thon on behalf of Catholic education. The activities included making blankets, placemats and decorations for several organizations, making crafts for the school’s carnival,cleaning the church, cemetery and grounds, cleaning the school grounds and playing Bingo with residents at Mercy Manor in Albany. Several other Catholic schools across the diocese are participating in Service-A-Thons, Work-A-Thons and Walk-A-Thons this month as fundraisers for their schools.

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KayLee Peternell and Rachael Neu, sixth graders at Holy Family School in Albany, check expiration dates Oct. 14 at the Albany Area Food Shelf as part of the school’s Service-A-Thon. Sue Schulzetenberg-Gully / The Visitor

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Aaron Christenhelps unload a truck with groceries for the food shelf. Sue Schulzetenberg-Gully / The Visitor