Ambrit actively works with and supports organizations who assist people and communities locally in Rome. Additionally we have long standing commitments to two agencies working with children in other parts of the world.
- International partnerships:
Shillong Orphanage (India)
Pane Condiviso (Haiti)
- Support for local agencies:
Community of Sant’Egidio (Sant’ Egidio Welcome Center)
Joel Nafuma Refugee Center
Parrocchia Santa Famiglia Food Pantry
Rocca di Papa Children’s Home
San Camillo Hospital – Samuel and Barbara Sternberg Foundation
Susan Komen Foundation – Race for the Cure
- Community action and service learning initiated by teachers, parents and students. Examples of recent initiatives include:
Shoe donations for Refugees
Baby Food for local food pantry
K2K (Kids to Kids) collecting clothes for children in African countries and for Syrian refugees
Kite making and lunch with refugees
Collecting canned food
Toiletry kits for refugees
Making sandwiches for distribution to homeless people
Planting trees on the street in front of the school
Park cleanup days
- International Day of Peace – September
A school assembly is held on this day set aside by the United Nations in September to focus on what can be done to promote peace within the school and across the world. Grade 1 students have led classes in reflecting about peace.
- World Food Day – October 16th
Commemorating the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, headquartered in Rome, students are invited to focus on hunger issues local and around the world. Guest speakers and food collections are regularly part of this day.
- Annual Giving Back Bazaar – December
This annual event brings the Ambrit community together for a day of joy, sharing, music, and giving back. There are activities designed to encourage students to think about the needs of others around the world. The day also offers possibilities for students to volunteer within the school.