Saturday, April 27, 2013
Belmont High's service club raised nearly $6,000 for Cradles to Crayons.
On March 30, the Belmontian Community Service Club partnered with Belmont Car Wash to raise money for Cradles to Crayons, which provides clothing and gear to poor and homeless children in Massachusetts. The High Schoolers dried cars and were given all of the tips plus $1 for every car that was washed. This charity car wash was a record breaker, bringing in $2,836. During the winter, the club raised money from the community at Shaw’s Market and sponsored days towear pajamas at each of the elementary schools as well as at BHS. With the $2941 were raised in these other activities, the Belmontian Club is giving $5777 to Cradles to Crayons this year.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Belmontian Community Club nears goal of raising $4K for Cradle to Crayons.
For Alice Melnikoff, Belmont High School's community service coordinator, there was only one word to describe Saturday's fundraiser at Belmont Car Wash. "It was crazy," said Melnikoff, who was leading the school's Belmontian Community Service Club at a charity car wash held on Saturday, March 30 to benefit Cradles to Crayons, the Brighton-based non-profit organization which provides gently-used clothes and material for needy Massachusetts children. "We had traffic jams on the lot," said Melnikoff of the activity – more than 100 cars per hour came through the car wash – during the five hours the fundraiser took place where all tips and $1 per vehicle was donated by the car wash to the cause. While she did not know the exact amount made yet…
Friday, March 29, 2013
Belmont Car Wash event will assist Cradles to Crayons which helps kids in need.
This Saturday will be sunny with temperatures in the 50s. After a winter of snow and salt on the road, it's time to wash the car! And there's no better place to get that task done this weekend than Belmont Car Wash, over by Shaw's at 430 Trapelo Rd., where, in conjunction with Belmont High School’s Belmontian Community Service Club, it will be sponsoring a charity car wash on Saturday, March 30 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to benefit Cradles to Crayons. All tips and $1 per car will be donated to this Brighton-based non-profit organization which provides gently-used clothes and material for needy Massachusetts children. In February, the Belmontian Club collected funds at Shaw’s, sponsored PJ Days at Belmont High School and elementary schools, and …
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Belmont Car Wash is sponsoring a charity car wash today from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
It's the first week of spring so what better time to get your car washed? And you can do it and help homeless kids. Join the Belmont community in helping these children thrive and have your cars cleaned in the process! Belmont Car Wash, in conjunction with Belmont High School’s Working to Help the Homeless Club, is sponsoring a charity car wash today, Saturday, March 31 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to benefit Cradles to Crayons. All tips and $1 per car will be donated to the cause. Cradles to Crayons is a non-profit organization that provides homeless and low-income children with basic necessities, including new shoes, warm coats, and backpacks and school supplies. Cradles to Crayons addresses the needs of kids in Massachusetts and Philadelphia…