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Saint Paul the Apostle School

Service Opportunities


In our faith, our call to service comes through Baptism. That service is a strong expression of our beliefs, so we incorporate opportunities for service through our parish and school. Some of these opportunities include:

Family Service


  • Sandwich Builders - assemble and deliver hundreds of lunches every month for those in need
  • Adopt-a-Family - school families adopt families-in-need for Christmas donations
  • Westside Thanksgiving Celebration - donations of cooked turkeys and pies
  • Maryvale - holiday gift bags for children
  • Heal the Bay - Coastal Clean-Up Day
School Service
  • Dishes for Dollars - students wash dishes to collect “tips” to benefit local charities
  • L.A. Marathon - students and families staff a water table to support the Los Angeles community
  • School Drives - students collect textiles, e-waste, school supplies, toiletries, etc. for charities
  • Bake Sales, etc. - Student Council sponsors various sales to support a variety of local causes
  • Peer Tutoring - older students tutor younger students after school in the library
  • School Thanksgiving Food Drive - Thanksgiving Dinner Bags
Class Service


  • Kindergarten - entertain parish senior citizens at annual Christmas luncheon
  • 1st Grade - pair up with 7th grade to lead the school’s “Read to Feed” program, benefitting St. Joseph Center
  • 4th Grade - buddy up with younger physically-challenged students from another school for a day of play at “Aidan’s Place” park
  • 6th Grade - create and sell Advent activity books to benefit St. Jude’s Research Hospital
  • 7th Grade - accompany senior citizens to a Marian Mass and enjoy lunch together
  • 8th Grade - volunteer to serve breakfast to the marginalized in south Santa Monica and Venice at Bread and Roses Cafe