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Leo Club spreads kindness with Share the Love week

Leo Club spreads kindness with Share the Love week

Varsha Venkat

February 18, 2014

Club hosts activities ranging from taking pictures to receiving free hugs during the week of Feb. 10. Read More »...

Community service: Three different perspectives on the value

Senior Alexa Suarez shares her view on community service. Suarez denounces the plethora of donation schemes plaguing generous donors.

Pranav Parthasarathy

December 8, 2013

As president of MVHS Red Cross, senior Vivian Chan believes community service has had a profound impact on not only her local community, but also herself. "Health and safety, disaster, international [assistance and education], service to the armed forces and blood," Chan said when asked about the...

Community service: MV Leo Club collaborates with De Anza Lions to hold food drive

Athira Penghat

December 4, 2013

At around noon, an old lady walked out of the Lucky’s in Saratoga on Nov. 24 with a cart of groceries. Instead of heading home, she stopped by the De Anza Lions food drive and donated several canned vegetables and a fat turkey. When asked why she donated, she replied, “I was once a person on the...

Leo Club holds Share the Love week

President senior Tiffany Wu, Director of Events sophomore Jessica Ho, and Director of Projects sophomore Alice Ma (from left to right) show off their “Free Hugs” signs that will be used on Friday. “I think it’s just to tell people to appreciate the people around us,” Wu said. “Even in our own community here, there is a lot we can do to help. And a small token of appreciation can go a long way.” Photo by Karishma Mehrotra.

Karishma Mehrotra

January 29, 2012

  From Jan. 30 to Feb. 3, Leo Club will be holding its second “Share the Love Week,” complete with friendship grams, heart-shaped posters and various other ways to show love and appreciation throughout campus. Monday through Wednesday will be dedicated to spreading love through handmad...

Leo Club sells shutter shades to fundraise for OneSight foundation

Leo Club shutter shades

Anushka Patil

December 15, 2011

Leo Club is selling shutter shades to raise money for the Luxottica Group Foundation “OneSight”. The charity organization provides glasses and other vision care worldwide for children and families in need. "Kids who have a lot of potential have to be able to see clearly,” Director of Projec...