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Holy Cross ThinkFast a Great Success

April 10, 2017

2017 Thinkfast Group PictureThis year's Thinkfast at Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School was a great success with over 40 students and staff giving up food for 25 hours and raising over $1,600 in pledge money. This money will be donated to victims of the famine in South Sudan through the Catholic Development & Peace organization.

The theme this year was "Women at the Heart of Change." Students and staff had a lot of fun with the various games  and the "Small Family Farm" Activity which Cici Siju and others led. Another student leader, Naomi Gazendam, introduced a video and then led a group discussion on "When Helping Hurts." This looked at how development work in developing countries can sometimes hurt rather than help people.


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