Holy Cross seniors’ service outreach includes Anacostia River clean-up

Every year, with the exception of during the pandemic, Academy of the Holy Cross seniors spend a day in clusters, scattered around the Washington-area helping communities. This year, the 26 different organizations included Meals on Wheels, Habitat for Humanity, and Red Wiggler Community Farm.

“Strength in Numbers” was the theme for the 2023 All-School Day organized by the all-girls Catholic high school in Kensington sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Cross. Thirty-one students, along with four faculty members, with a passion for the environment made their way to Southeast Washington to tackle removing invasive species and litter along the river at the Anacostia Community Boathouse.

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