Friday, May 30, 2008
Parkview students’ blood donations bring $2,000 in grants | News-Leader.com | Springfield News-Leader
Tuesday, May 27, 2008
A celebration was held May 12 at Sands Secondary School to recognize the charities, the students and the teachers involved in raising $35,000."
Friday, May 23, 2008
What started back in March when Twin Oaks Middle School counselors gave a randomly selected group of 15 students and three teachers each $50 bills for the “Big Give” project, blossomed into more than $4,500 in charitable giving.
With $50 in tote, students and staff set out to make an impact in their corner of the world by helping others in need. Students and staff came up with a variety of ideas ranging from helping animals by donating to the Humane Society to making teddy bears and donating them to police to give to children taken out of traumatic situations."
Monday, May 19, 2008
The children, aged between 22 months and two-and-a-half years, raised the money in a sponsored charity sports day and a teddy bear picnic at the school."
Friday, May 16, 2008
STUDENTS will walk 95 miles in their pyjamas to raise money for a charity helping disabled children."
Thursday, May 15, 2008
MyWestTexas.com > Archives > News > Top Stories: Students in Philanthropy at MHS award grants; 13 agencies get funds to help their causes
By Ruth Campbell
Published: Wednesday, May 14, 2008 9:42 AM CDT
Midland High School Students in Philanthropy on Tuesday awarded $10,000 to a variety of local nonprofit agencies during a ceremony at First Presbyterian Church.
Getting up in pairs, youngsters in the 20-member group, which is a credit class, gave a brief synopsis of each agency and what the funds would be used for."
Monday, May 12, 2008
AFP Chapter members share successes and challenges in building their YIP programs.
At the 45th Annual AFP International Conference, attendees of the Youth in Philanthropy affinity session shared challenges and successes of youth programs. One of the most prominent issues discussed was the difficulty of establishing continuity of volunteer leadership within the chapters. The group attendees, including members from several chapters, as well as others interested in youth philantrhopy, discussed strategies for developing long-term volunteer support for chapter YIP programs and ways to collaborate with local programs, among other ideas. AFP’s YIP Task Force will work with chapter’s to share components of successful programs including examples of leadership, continuity and resources.
To get started at your chapter, e-mail Steve Jakab, CFRE at email@example.com for resources or download the resource toolkit
The Heart Foundation’s Jump Rope for Heart initiative looks set to bounce its way into the Guinness Book of World Records this year.
In an effort to make the most of this year’s popular charity event, Jump Rope for Heart attempted to break the record for the greatest amount of people skipping at the same time at different locations around the country, for three minutes, with no longer than a 10 second interruption."
Youngster collects money for cyclone victims
Clara Ho, The Edmonton Journal
Published: Sunday, May 11
When Maiyah Shariff saw pictures of cyclone Nargis victims in Myanmar on the front page of the newspaper last week, she knew she had to do something to help."
Thursday, May 08, 2008
Wednesday, May 07, 2008
Tuesday, May 06, 2008
Bruskewitz represents an emerging breed of philanthropists in schoolhouses across the country."
The pilot project took place at the Flory Academy of Sciences and Technology, in partnership with California Lutheran University's School of Education and the Agoura Hills-based nonprofit organization Charity Checks."
Monday, May 05, 2008
The youth foundation began five years ago as a bat mitzvah project by Julia Weiss, who this year completes her tenure with the group."
And it's all going to poor kids in the Dominican Republic in August. Logan and his family - his dad, Marc, and mom, Ivy; his brother, Jared, and sister, Devan - will make the trip with a group called Homerun Hopefuls."