I was just speaking with Mr. Sheehan '79 of our math department who said that the proudest moment of the year for him is on the Monday before Thanksgiving. That is the day that our school community brings in laundry baskets filled with food for Thanksgiving dinner. For over 10 years now we have collected the baskets for the good people of Blessed Sacrament Parish and the Parish of the Transfiguration, both in Manchester. After school is over, we have a caravan of students, parents, and alumni who help bring the baskets to the parishes. It is indeed one of my favorite days of the year.
If anyone is interested in helping out with the Thanksgiving Basket Drive, here is what we are collecting: