Chapter at Academy of Our Lady Helps Wounded Warriors Project
The Rho Kappa Chapter at Academy of Our Lady in Marrero, Louisiana, adopted the Wounded Warrior Organization for their service project during the 2016-2017 school year. Mrs. Rose Bourque, chapter advisor, chose to help Wounded Warriors because such a large number of the student body has a connection to someone who has been deployed or is on active duty now. Each Rho Kappa member was assigned a homeroom and decorated a small Mason jar with a patriotic theme. Each academic quarter, students were asked to donate a quarter (25 cents) to the project. The Quarters for Quarters campaign was a huge success! Last April, at a school assembly, they were able to present a check for $500 to a representative from the Wounded Warrior Organization. The student body was very impressed that such a small personal donation could add up to make such a big difference in the end. The chapter is continuing the service project this school year, and after the first quarter, they are well ahead of their projected goal.