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Glenholme created holiday cheer

Washington, CT

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Fundraiser
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Sam and Ben assist in the arrangment of the holiday auction items for the Adopt-a-Family program.
Ticket Sales
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Mike, along with several of his friends (not pictured) dressed in holiday style for their ticket sales effort.
Gifts
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The Glenholme gifts are wrapped and ready for delivery in an effort to warm the hearts of a very special family.
Washington, CT - Even in the tough economic times of today, the students and staff of Glenholme stepped up their efforts to care for the community by delivering holiday cheer to a family of six through their annual Adopt-a-Family program. This season the school chose to sponsor a family from the Washington-New Preston area.

The holidays are a time for a little extra happiness and adorning the space beneath a tree with an abundance of gifts for a special family is evidence of the caring individuals of Glenholme. The students and faculty pulled together for a single gift-giving purpose. The students arranged a staff sponsored auction and coordinated the ticket sales to staff members across campus. The outcome of their efforts reflected in the substantial amount raised for the program and when combined with the many purchased gifts, there is no doubt this family would have a brighter holiday.

The school will continue their Adopt-a-Family tradition of warming the hearts of special families each holiday season. In serving our community, we believe the greatest gift is the ability to give.

The Glenholme School, a Devereux Center, is an exceptional boarding school for students with special needs, which offers an individually prescribed learning environment with a steadfast academic curriculum. Using our effective individualized services, we apply a positive behavior support model focused on development of social skills and lifelong strategies for success. The school’s milieu therapy addresses varying levels of academic, social and special needs development in boys and girls ages 10-18 and postgraduates. We prepare graduates for continued education in traditional day schools, boarding schools, colleges and universities. For more information about The Glenholme School and its program, visit http://www.theglenholmeschool.org/.
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