The Charger Asset Management Board and Foundation Board began in 2018 and continue raising and allocating money in support of PD's mission to inspire in its students a sense of social responsibility.
Providence Day School: Inspiring a sense of social responsibility
At Providence Day, social responsibility means cultivating a sense of connection to our community and the world, and taking action to improve the lives of others. Social responsibility progresses throughout the curriculum in all grades, from activities that develop empathy and gratitude in Lower School; to a more participatory approach in Middle School; to problem-solving and innovation in Upper School and beyond.
Additionally, Providence Day remains the only independent school in the nation to host a Freedom School program each summer, and the community comes together to collect school supplies for all of Charlotte's 18 Freedom School sites year-round. Read more here.
The Providence Day School community filled multiple donation bins with obsolete E-waste during the second annual E-waste drive from April 19-22, 2022, coinciding with Earth Day on April 22. This year, the PD community collected 2,181 pounds of E-waste for a total of 5,376 pounds collected with our partner schools.
Since 2012, Providence Day School has partnered with Freedom School Partners, a Charlotte-based organization that provides summer literacy and enrichment programs for students in grades K-8 throughout Charlotte’s communities. Providence Day’s Freedom School program is a cross-divisional social responsibility initiative for our community and spans the entire year.
On Sunday, the Parents' Association, PD football teams, and the Upper School “Freedom School Students of Service” Club hosted a fun afternoon of football, cheer, and Charger Spirit at the school’s first-ever Freedom Bowl, capping off a successful month of PD in Action community service and social responsibility events.
Kindergarten classes collected items including gloves, hats, socks, and underwear as part of their Mitten Tree project for The Relatives, a local non-profit organization that supports families and youth in need of shelter and support.