Brooksfield Montessori School, located near Arlington, Virginia, includes outreach in their curriculum. The children in the elementary Montessori program make sandwiches for a homeless shelter nearby, for instance. The school is also doing its part to help raise money for the people of Japan. At the next school assembly, Brooksfield school will pass around a collection basket for families who choose to donate to the Japan Earthquake Tsunami Children’s Emergency Fund. in support of Save the Children’s responses to children’s ongoing and urgent needs. Children in the Kindergarten and preschool Montessori program also get involved by donating used books and learning daily about respect and empathy for other people.