PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Pleasantville Middle School students organized a toy drive for the Fraternity of Notre Dame, which works with needy children in Harlem.
The Fraternité Notre-Dame is a traditional Catholic order of bishops, priests, friars and nuns. It operates religious and humanitarian missions on four continents. The church operates soup kitchens and weekly food pantries in New York, Chicago, Paris and Ulan Bator, the capital of Mongolia.
Additionally, a hospital for the poor has been opened in Mongolia and the Fraternity has also operated humanitarian convoys to benefit those victimized by war in Croatia, Bosnia, Kosovo and Rwanda.