The Aquinas Montessori and Old Town Montessori Schools participate in several worthy community service programs which benefit people in the Washington, DC area and around the world.

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Aid to Montessori School

The Aquinas Montessori and Old Town Montessori Schools collect supplies and money to aid Montessori schools in need. Supplies and money are sent to a primary school in Tijuana, Mexico, and a school in Queensland, Australia for elementary children and older. Our teachers donate used teaching materials to students in Kenya, Africa.

Mini–Walk–a–Thon for the Homeless

The Elementary Division and some Primary Students, along with several parents, continue to participate in The Fannie Mae Foundation Help the Homeless Program which raises awareness of and funds for Washington metropolitan area organizations that are working to prevent and end homelessness, with an emphasis on programs that help homeless people return to independent living.

Math–a–ThonĀ® for St. Jude Research Hospital

The Elementary Division and Third Year Primary Students join more than 25,000 schools and thousands of students in grades K-9 each year participating in the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Math–a–Thon® program.

Math–a–Thon® for St. Jude Research Hospital

Salvation Army Holiday Project

The Upper Elementary Division participate at the Salvation Army location in Alexandria, VA each year. They participate in the “Fill-a-Stocking” program, help package gifts for needy children, gather winter coats, and pack boxes of food for hundreds of needy families.

Alexandria, Virginia Corps

Hearts to Seniors

Some Elementary Students visit seniors at Mount Vernon Nursing & Rehabilitation Center at Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day and Christmas time. The students bring gifts, and perform for the residents.

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Holiday Mitten Line

The Old Town Montessori School in conjunction with the Washington Street United Methodist Church collects mittens, gloves, and hats for donation to local shelters. Our wish is to provide some warmth to needy individuals as the weather grows cooler.



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