WES Community Service Club

Mission Statement:

Our mission is to encourage Wescosville students to be a part of something larger than themselves and to inspire others to be kind and thankful.

2018-2019 Community Service Club (CSC) Members

CSC is offered to all 4th Grade Students

Community Service Projects for the 2018-2019 School Year

October 2018-Breast Cancer Awareness Month/Kindness Rocks

Breast Cancer Awareness

CSC organized our annual PINK OUT t-shirt sale and raised over $1,000! The proceeds will be donated to 4 families within the EPSD community who are battling cancer.

Kindness Rocks

Also during the month of October, the CSC painted Kindness Rocks. Donated by AB Stone and Landscaping, the CSC kiddos painted over 50 rocks that will be hidden inside WES. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to spread kindness within our WES community!

November 2018-Veterans Day Assembly

Students helped prep for the WES Veterans Day assembly and created cards to be donated to a local Veterans hospital. Poppy pins handed out at the assembly were donated by the Breinigsville VFW Post 8282. In return, CSC raised $275 to donate to the Breinigsville post. All monies collected were donated by WES faculty and staff during Jeans Week.

December 2018-Trim a Tree/Wreaths Across America

Trim a Tree

CSC will collect hats, scarves and mittens to be donated to a local non-profit organization called, Mary's Shelter. Located in Bethlehem, PA, this shelter provides housing and assistance to mommies and their babies.

A huge shout out to Pine Brooke Hollow Tree Farm, in Macungie for their gracious donation of the beautiful Christmas tree that we will adorn with our donated items.

WES CSC will then donate the tree and all donated items to Mary's Shelter.

Total items donated: 300+

Wreaths Across America

Remember. Honor. Teach. Honoring our nation’s heroes. Wreaths Across America, is a non-profit organization that gives back to our fallen Veterans. Their mission is to pay tribute to those who have fought for our freedoms. With the support of volunteers, they lay Christmas wreaths on the graves of Veterans at cemeteries around our nation. On Saturday, December 15, 2018, the WES CSC will volunteer their time to help lay wreaths at the Resurrection Cemetery in Wescosville, PA. If you would like to sponsor a wreath, please follow the link below for more information!

Total Wreaths Sponsored by Wescosville: 28


January 2019-PTO Spaghetti Dinner/SOUPer Bowl Event

PTO Spaghetti Dinner/Game Night

SAVE the DATE...Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The CSC members will have an opportunity to serve our guests at our annual PTO Spaghetti Dinner. Come one, come all and join us for some spaghetti and afterwards stay to play some good old-fashioned board games!

Time: 5:30-7:30pm

Where: Wescosville Cafeteria

Hope to see you there!

SOUPer Bowl Event

Let's get ready to rumble!!! Who doesn't love a little friendly competition? During the month of January, our Wescosville CSC members will be encouraging all students, faculty and staff to donate a canned good(s) item for our second annual SOUPer Bowl event. Last year, WES collected over 700 donations! The classroom that collects the MOST canned goods will be awarded with the official WES SOUPer Bowl trophy! All donations will be given to a local food bank, Groceries PLUS, located in Emmaus, PA.

Items most needed: jelly, canned fruit, boxed or canned potatoes

2019 Total Items Donated: TBA

2019 Winning Classroom: TBA

February 2019-Valentine's Day Social/Pillow Making Event

Valentine's Day Social

SAVE the DATE...Friday, February 8, 2019

SNOW Date...Friday, February, 15, 2019

Time: 6:00-7:30pm

Where: Wescosville Multi-Purpose Room

Grab your sweetheart (Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa, Uncle Bob, Aunt Sally, or whomever you want!) and join us for an evening of entertainment (music, dancing, card making, coloring, happy hearts, crafting and a photo booth!).

Light refreshments will be available for purchase and you won’t want to miss out on our raffle prizes (each person attending, will be entered into our raffle drawing...must be present to win!).

Pillow Making Event

February will certainly be a busy month for the CSC! We will be crafting a no sew heart pillow, in addition to machine sewing pillow cases for an organization called, Nurse-Family Partnership of Berks Company.

Sewing Donations: Yards of fleece

March 2019-Pennies for Pets

Details to Follow

April and May 2019-Alex's Lemonade Stand

Details to Follow

Kindness Rocks!

CSC is working to build our community! Students painted kindness rocks that will be distributed to all WES classrooms. Students, faculty, and staff can hide the rocks throughout the building for someone else to discover.

Spaghetti Dinner

With over 100 people in attendance, the WES CSC Members had a very busy night of greeting guests, serving food and selling PTO baked goods. Their manners, respect for others and hard work, did not go unnoticed!

2018 Veterans Day

Honoring our Veterans. Thank you to all who have served or who continue to serve our country. We hope that you found our assembly both enjoyable and memorable.

Wreaths Across America

CSC members and their families attended a Wreaths Across America ceremony. Then each person was given a wreath to lay on a Veterans grave. It was memorable experience. Remember. Honor. Teach.

Trim the Tree

WES collected over 300 items. All items were donated to Mary's Shelter. A huge thank you to all of our families who donated. We couldn't have done this without you! Your donations and generosity is greatly appreciated!

CSC kiddos introduced our guest speaker at our Holiday Assembly, while other CSC members, gathered all donations and helped our guest to her car!

Preparing for our upcoming Valentine's Day Social

CSC Members create signs and prepare for our photo booth.

For more information about the Community Service Club,

please reach out to Jennifer Hanssen at jhanssen@eastpennsd.org