He said students work with dementia patients at Chesterwood Village Nursing Home on Mondays, tutor students at Living Waters Ministry in Hamilton on Tuesdays, volunteer in the food and clothing pantry at Healing Center on Wednesdays, and work with animals at Progressive Animal Welfare Society on Thursdays.
Benjamin said this was the first Saturday where service hours were needed.
Aubert Li, a junior at Lakota East, and other students painted the porch and railing while their classmates power washed the siding.
“It feels good to help the community,” Li said.
Will and his wife certainly were appreciative.
“This is unreal,” Will Owens said while watching the work being done. “I don’t even know these young kids.”
“It’s just amazing what they’re doing here,” Alexis Owens said. “It means a lot because we want to keep it nice.”