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Only in Print: Archbishop Molloy Grad Helps Students Impacted by Pandemic

Dante Giraldi (center) spoke with Christian Rosig ’22, Olivia Sweeney ’22, Lucia Vucetic ’24, and John Wise ’22 during his visit to Archbishop Molloy in Dec. 2020. A photo with the students directly benefiting from Giraldi’s donation was not taken out of respect for their privacy. (Photo: Joe Sommo)

BRIARWOODAs people faced hardships, uncertainty, and fear at the start of the pandemic, Archbishop Molloy High School alumnus Dante Giraldi was determined to help those most affected in Queens, where he grew up. So, he launched his #CrushCOVID campaign to raise funds for his high school, along with the Blau Weiss Gottschee soccer club of the Cosmopolitan Junior Soccer League (where he played from 2008 to 2017), and Mount Sinai Queens hospital in Astoria.

Giraldi explained he’s kept in touch with former classmates and teachers since graduating in 2017 …

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