Over 200 students from Saint Hubert Catholic High School for Girls in the Tacony section of Philadelphia are coming together to participate in their first ever Dance-A-Rama. The evening’s festivities will raise funds for Our Lady of Confidence Day School (OLC), one of four Archdiocesan Schools of Special Education, as well as the Division of Nephrology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).
Friday, March 2, 2018
4:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Saint Hubert Catholic High School for Girls – Cafeteria
7320 Torresdale Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19136
**Please see editor’s note for additional directions**
The Dance-A-Rama was planned by student council officers and has received the support of the school’s community including: school leadership, administrators, teachers, alumnae association, parents, local businesses, as well as the Archdiocesan Schools of Special Education and the Division of Nephrology at CHOP.
In addition to dancing, throughout the evening, attendees will hear from speakers who will share their personal connection to OLC and CHOP.
Students from Saint Hubert’s will also participate in arts and crafts activities including making cards for OLC students and patients receiving care from CHOP’s Division of Nephrology. Each student participating in the Dance-A-Rama will wear a green shirt with blue lettering. The color green represents kidney disease awareness and the color blue is OLC’s school color.
Through donations secured by members of the student council, over $4,000.00 has been raised thus far. It is projected that students will exceed their original goal of raising $5,000.00 by the conclusion of the event.
For information about Saint Hubert Catholic High School for Girls please visit http://www.huberts.org/
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Editor’s Note: Media interested in covering this event are asked to park in the lot behind the school off of Torresdale Avenue where there is an entrance to the cafeteria. Please contact Tricia Dougherty Decker ’81, the Director of Institutional Advancement for Saint Hubert Catholic High School for Girls at (267) 266-9700 (cell) who will be on site during the event.
For more information about Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, please visit www.aopcatholicschools.org. For information about Faith in the Future, please visit www.faithinthefuture.com.
To learn more about the four Schools of Special Education and the newly launched advancements efforts please contact Melissa DiNofia-Bozzone, Director of Advancement for Special Education for Faith in the Future at (484) 370-2985 ext. 208 or firstname.lastname@example.org.