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Downers Grove

Montini participates in holiday adopt-a-family program

Montini Catholic High School recently participated in Catholic Charities' Adopt a Family service program, which involved collecting food and gifts for families facing hardship during the holiday season or throughout the year.

During November and December, Montini students donate money through their homerooms, which each homeroom receiving a family to shop for. The students receive wish lists informing them of the number of family members, their gender, ages and sizes.

As part of the project, students created handmade blankets to include in the gift packages.The money used to buy the material for the blankets is raised each year by the school's drama department.

On Dec. 14, students attended an Advent prayer service in the gymnasium. Afterwards, an extended homeroom period allowed them to finish wrapping their gifts, which were delivered to families on Dec. 16

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