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03 Jun, 2013 | News

University of Notre Dame Alumni Create a Garden Oasis for Families in Bushwick, Brooklyn

Alumni from the University of Notre Dame volunteered on Saturday, June 1st, along with residents and Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens staff to help garden and beautify the Catholic Charities St. Leonard’s Family Apartments in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Volunteers planted new flowers and trees at the front of the entrance and in the backyard of the residence creating a wonderful oasis for more than 80 families. Originally St. Leonard’s Church, the building was completely renovated and converted into affordable housing for families. Flowers and gardening supplies were generously donated by alumni from the University of Notre Dame. To learn more about upcoming volunteer opportunities, please click here.

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