JEDI Council & Social Justice
"We are all the same. We are not different from one another. We all belong to one family. We love and we laugh, we hurt and we cry, we live and we die." - Nkosi Johnson
The Jedi Council, Social Justice and Eco Teams, serve the St. Theresa Catholic Secondary School Community through a variety of service projects.
**We meet every Tuesday, in the Chapel, at the beginning of lunch.**
Please join us if you are interested in:
- The Terry Fox Run - Raising funds for cancer research.
- The Annual Food Drive - Collecting for our local food banks and programs.
- The Christmas Sharing Program - Helping families in our community.
- Uniform Fast Day (Ash Wednesday) - Raising awareness and funds for the programs of the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace.
- The Greenhouse Project - Using our school greenhouse to plant herbs and vegetables.
- The Recycling Program - A whole-school program to cut down on our contributions to the local landfill site.
- The Sew-Cool Program - Reusing, repurposing and recycling to make new items through a sewing program.
- Violence Awareness and Random Acts of Kindness Week - Participating in community VARAK week.
- Community Development Council Good Baby Box Program - Annual collection of baby food for the Good Baby Box Program, offered between Mother's Day and Father's Day.
- The Annual Street Retreat - Working with agencies in Toronto who assist people experiencing homelessness.
- Annual Donations made on behalf of our school community - Each year we offer our Social Justice funds to a variety of local, national and international organizations.