While Chase does not require community service within its curriculum, its place in the culture of the School is strong. Below are a number of activities that our students have participated in over the past few years.
ASCONN Autism Awareness Days -Volunteers needed to paint faces hand out flyers and direct participants to the event and/or collect donations; Transportation needed
Bristol Secret Santa Society -100 toys for 100 children were collected by the Spanish Club
Carolyn’s Place, Waterbury -Yard clean-up
Children’s Community School, Waterbury -Painted exterior doors, paint map and games on black top and collected more than 100 pairs of mittens for students during 2010 Holiday Season
Great American Bake Sale -Raised funds to help end childhood hunger
Head Start Program in Bristol -Collected hats and mittens for every child
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Research -Raised awareness and funds for research, outreach, advocacy and programs
Naugatuck River Revival, Naugatuck -Cleaned walking trail alongside the river & pulled trash out from river
Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury - Collected items for teenagers during the Holiday Season
Salvation Army -Annual Ringing of the Bells for Chase Seniors; A tradition for over 30 years!
St. Vincent DePaul Soup Kitchen and Shelter -Life is Delicious – cook and serve meals for those currently without a home and organized donation collection
Watertown Land Trust, Inc., Watertown - Cleaned trails, painted picnic tables, put up trail markers
Connecticut River Watershed Council - Annual Community Cleanup of the Connecticut River
Greater Waterbury Interfaith Ministry (GWIM) and St. John's Parish Soup Kitchen/food bank -Serve food to members of the community in soup kitchen and assembled emergency food supplies for food bank
Aid for Aids Orphans - Knitting for Africa - knitted squares to be sewn into blankets
Children’s Community School, Waterbury, CT - Winter boots, toothbrushes and educational games collected for donation
Food Bank, Greater Waterbury, CT - Food drive
Kondwa School, Zambia, Africa fundraising for capital projects at the Kondwa Centre for Orphans in the capital city of Lusaka. The school's latest efforts have funded the purchase of seeds and fruit trees so the Center can grow food needed to feed its students.
Rainbow House- donation tree during holidays
National Green Cup Challenge to Reduce Campus Energy Consumption
McTernan Community Service Project - Fulton Park Clean Up
Amazing Chase charity component:
Buddy Class Program