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Campion College Caritas group

Campion College Caritas group

Campion College students Ella van Kregten (left) and Brooke Gedye, with director of religious studies Karyn Sadler and Gisborne Hospital volunteer chaplain Kath Allen (right). Picture by Liam Clayton

A group Campion College students, along with director of religious studies Karyn Sadler, delivered the end product of a social justice project to Gisborne Hospital volunteer chaplain Kath Allen on Friday.

Mrs Sadler said the Campion College Caritas group was a team of students in Years 10 to 13 who met once a week to help co-ordinate events that promote social justice in the community.

​​“It was brought to our attention that a number of people in our community arrive at the Gisborne Hospital unexpectedly and without necessary toiletry items. The Caritas group organised a college mufti day to raise money to buy items such as soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes and shampoo,” she said.

They had a sewing session during which students made 30 toiletry bags and filled them with toiletries. The group intends to make and fill another 30 toiletry bags later in the year.

A group Campion College students, along with director of religious studies Karyn Sadler, delivered the end product of a social justice project to Gisborne Hospital volunteer chaplain Kath Allen on Friday.

Mrs Sadler said the Campion College Caritas group was a team of students in Years 10 to 13 who met once a week to help co-ordinate events that promote social justice in the community.

​​“It was brought to our attention that a number of people in our community arrive at the Gisborne Hospital unexpectedly and without necessary toiletry items. The Caritas group organised a college mufti day to raise money to buy items such as soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes and shampoo,” she said.

They had a sewing session during which students made 30 toiletry bags and filled them with toiletries. The group intends to make and fill another 30 toiletry bags later in the year.

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