King Cares Family Service Day

Join us on Saturday, April 13 for King Cares Family Service Day.

This annual event will highlight King School's commitment to service and celebrate several of our community partnerships. Students, Staffulty, parents, alumni, and all family members are invited. Event attendees will choose an organization and a related service project that is meaningful to them. King is proud to partner with 10 organizations for both on-campus and off-site service projects.

Schedule for the day: 

8:30-9:00 a.m.Check-in begins. Enjoy a kickoff breakfast in the LS Courtyard

9:00 a.m. Musical performance and quick service recognition program

9:30 a.m. Groups gather in designated on and off-campus locations to hear information about the organization and activity. 

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Service activities on and off campus

Please note, students Grade 6 and under should be accompanied by an parent/guardian. Families must provide their own transportation to off-site service projects.

Register for the Family Service Day by providing your information and selecting an organization and related service project that is meaningful to you.

We hope to see you on April 13!

SIGN-UP FOR SERVICE ACTIVITIES

Online REGISTRATION is now closed

If you have any questions, please contact the Director of the King Cares Service Program, Karen Raidt at kraidt@kingschoolct.org.

Wash Away Winter with a $10 Wash!

Can't volunteer? No problem! Help support King Cares by getting your car washed!

Saturday, April 13, 8:45-11:30 a.m., Lower School Parking Lot

During the King Cares Family Service Day, there will be a car wash in support of The Children’s Learning Centers helping them purchase play equipment for the preschoolers.

Thank you for your support!

We're collecting items to donate to the Stamford Hospital.

See donation items and collections locations. 


SERVICE DAY ORGANIZATIONS

Below, please review the list of Service Day activities/organizations that include on and off campus, age requirements, and type of activity. Click on the name of the organization to see how they help our community. 

On Campus Activities

Inspirica: Prepare a meal to be served for dinner for Inspirica’s Early Childhood and Parenting Program. No grade minimum.

Midnight Run: Organize clothing, create toiletry kits, and get the bins marked and ready to put on the vans for the upcoming Midnight Run. No grade minimum.

New Covenant Center: Work together to prepare 150 bag lunches with lunch bags and placemats that you get to decorate. No grade minimum.

Orphaned Starfish Foundation: Blanket making for children in Guatemala. No grade minimum.

Orphaned Starfish Foundation: Make STEM kits for an orphanage in El Salvador. No grade minimum.

Person to Person: Prepare grocery bags stapled with food drive flier and tied into bundles of 50. No grade minimum.

Off Campus Activities

For off-site projects, please first meet at the King Campus for the welcome breakfast and opening remarks. Please note, you will be required to provide your own transportation to and from off-site service projects.

Building One Community (Neighbors Link): Prepare Bingo vocabulary mini lesson and game to be played with the students at the center that morning. Grade 7 minimum. Ending time is 12:30 p.m.

Inspirica: Assist in organizing baskets for people getting back on their feet. Grade 4 minimum.

Long Ridge Rehab Center: Patio Beautification-replenish current standing flower boxes, add planters, bird houses, wind chimes to trees, update hanging flags. No grade minimum.

Stamford Hospital: Start on campus to sort toys from the April Toy Drive. Take to Stamford Hospital and stock David’s Toy Closet in the pediatric unit. No grade minimum.

SoundWaters: Enjoy the fresh air while cleaning the beach. No grade minimum, however students under Grade 9 must be accompanied by an adult.

If you have any questions, please contact the Director of the King Cares Service Program, Karen Raidt at kraidt@kingschoolct.org.