Partner Re’s Dollars For Hours proves success

  • Real-world learning: Berkeley Institute students Malik Smith and Dimitrius Richardson, right, are shown being watched by woodwork teachers Trevor Haynes and Gregory Sergeant as they apply their mathematics lessons to a practical application: installing a television at The Reading Clinic

    Real-world learning: Berkeley Institute students Malik Smith and Dimitrius Richardson, right, are shown being watched by woodwork teachers Trevor Haynes and Gregory Sergeant as they apply their mathematics lessons to a practical application: installing a television at The Reading Clinic

  • Service with a smile: a Mount Saint Agnes student offers cookies to a Westmeath resident during the school’s Dollars For Hours project at the rest home

    Service with a smile: a Mount Saint Agnes student offers cookies to a Westmeath resident during the school’s Dollars For Hours project at the rest home

  • Lesson time: Bermuda High School students paired with Phenomenal People: Dream Girls Club to design a creative, non-fiction book that features girls and highlights the phenomenal characteristic that each girl considers as her unique feature

    Lesson time: Bermuda High School students paired with Phenomenal People: Dream Girls Club to design a creative, non-fiction book that features girls and highlights the phenomenal characteristic that each girl considers as her unique feature

  • Working up a sweat: Warwick Academy students paired with Habitat Bermuda to help refurbish the Pembroke Rest home with the goal of eventually turning it into a shelter for homeless families

    Working up a sweat: Warwick Academy students paired with Habitat Bermuda to help refurbish the Pembroke Rest home with the goal of eventually turning it into a shelter for homeless families


Eight charities benefited from the generous donation of time and effort from schools in 2018 for the Dollars For Hours project run by Partner Re.

The 30th edition of the programme saw student volunteers paired with local charities and then the donation of $30,000 to the participating school in return.

Above are some photographs of the students in action in their respective community projects.

The Berkeley Institute students paired with The Reading Clinic to create custom-built tables for the tutoring space.

CedarBridge Academy students paired with Bermuda Audubon Society to create bluebird nest box kits.

Warwick Academy students paired with Habitat Bermuda to help refurbish the Pembroke Rest Home with the goal of eventually turning it into a shelter for homeless families.

Somersfield Academy students paired with Bermuda International Film Festival Trust on the marketing of their Film Challenge competition which is open to local students.

Saltus students paired with Windreach to makeover the Petting Zoo Habitat.

Mount Saint Agnes students paired with Westmeath assisting with a variety of projects ranging from yard work and painting, to interacting with residents.

Bermuda Institute students paired with Pals on their thrift shop organisation project.

Bermuda High School students paired with Phenomenal People: Dream Girls Club to design a creative, non-fiction book that features young girls, highlighting the phenomenal characteristic that each girl considers as her unique feature.

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Published Jan 17, 2019 at 8:00 am (Updated Jan 17, 2019 at 8:17 am)

Partner Re’s Dollars For Hours proves success

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