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Selma Cinco de Mayo fundraiser benefits local charity

Washington, CT

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Selma Cinco de Mayo team
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Masha, Ashley, Jon and Jessica are four of the students involved with the Selma Cinco de Mayo fundraising effort.
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Jon and Jakhai prepared lunches in the Commons for the fundraiser.
Washington, CT - The students of Glenholme’s culinary program worked tirelessly during the week of May 2-6 in an effort to raise funds for a local charity. The culinary program introduces students to the intriguing and creative career possibilities of the culinary world. These students operate a café on campus, which serves lunch to staff and students as an essential part of their learning.

“Semana del Cinco de Mayo” featured flavorful chilies, quesadillas, burritos, nachos, salads and desserts in celebration of the festive holiday. All proceeds from the special lunches were earmarked for the New Milford Food Bank to help support their mission to alleviate hunger.

The result of students' week-long effort was over $350 raised for the New Milford Food Bank. The post-graduate students at Glenholme will shop for the food supplies and deliver the items to the food bank in the coming weeks.

Congratulations on another successful community service effort!

The Glenholme School is a therapeutic boarding school for young people who are often considered fragile and complex, diagnosed with Asperger's, ADHD, PDD, OCD, Tourette's, depression, anxiety as well as learning differences. The program provides a treatment milieu designed to build competence socially and academically. Our learning environment supports and enhances the ability for students with special needs to succeed. For more information about The Glenholme School and its program, visit http://www.theglenholmeschool.org/. Devereux Connecticut.
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