Our “Kindness Matters” campaign, part of State Senator Andrew Gounardes’s “3 for Community” initiative, was featured in the senator’s recent email newsletter. Here’s what he had to say:
This month I’m honored to highlight the 3 for Community engagement of the student body at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy in Gravesend. This school year the entire academy joined forces with 3 for Community in developing their “Kindness Matters” campaign inspired by their principal, Mrs. Wolf. Each student created their own poster highlighting acts of kindness and helped to create a themed, handprint mural in the cafeteria. And students who were “caught” being kind received a postcard at home from their teacher to recognize their kindness! Principal Wolf ends every morning announcement by saying: “Remember, kindness does matter.” I couldn’t agree more.