Community Service

We have a very active Community Service committee lead by BES parent Jill Holland. If you’re interested in volunteering to help, please contact Jill (jillholland2005@comcast.net).

During the school year, the Community Service committee will conduct a wide variety of charitable activities for students and families to participate in benefiting different causes and organizations in our area. We hope you will find an event or activity that interests you and your family– but please do not feel obligated to participate in every community service event. We appreciate your generosity at any time throughout the year.

Humane Society Drive For Supplies — January 14th through January 22nd, 2016

Donate your new or gently used items and also benefit animals throughout the area in need. Starting Thursday, January 14th, The Community Service Committee will hold a drive for pet supplies and other items to either go directly to the Montgomery County Humane Society or be sold by their associated thrift store, Wagging Tails, for critically needed funds. Keep an eye out for more details in tomorrow’s Wednesday envelope or go directly to their website to see what items you and your child may want to purchase together or pass on for a good cause.

To get an idea of what sorts of items they accept, please take a look at these links for their wish list and thrift store.

Bins will be set up outside the front office.

Coat Drive for Sister School- COMPLETE

The Community Service Committee held a coat drive to benefit our sister school in Gaithersburg. BES families took this opportunity to empty their closets of outgrown coats (that were still in good condition) and donated new coats as well, and bunches of new hats and gloves.

Help-the-Homeless Mini-Walk and Lunch Project- COMPLETE

The Bannockburn Help-the-Homeless Mini-Walk and Lunch Project (both benefiting the Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless) were a great success in 2015! The weather was beautiful and the kids were very involved and enthusiastic. Over $2600 was raised and several hundred bagged lunches collected and distributed to the men’s emergency shelter (run by MCCH).

Homeless Walk
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