Monday, January 26, 2009

The World Link: The young philanthropists

The World Link: The young philanthropists: "NORTH BEND — The notion of philanthropy may be lost on many modern teenagers, beyond the type that streams from their parents’ wallets into their waiting hands.

Not so at North Bend High School, where a group of 17 teens have been charged with the task of distributing $5,000 to area nonprofits."

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Kids get behind coin drive

Kids get behind coin drive: "Jeneece has been inducted into the Terry Fox Hall of Fame for her dedication to fundraising and she recently received The Association of Fundraising Professionals Giving Hearts Award."

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

BYU NewsNet - Students branch out, make nonprofit groups

BYU NewsNet - Students branch out, make nonprofit groups: "They were passionate about their idea, they conquered all of the paperwork and they never gave up. Now the founders of The Cause for Education have raised nearly $3,000 in two months.

As this group of young adults in the Provo area experienced, starting your own nonprofit is not a simple task."

Sickles Student Helps Lead National 'Souper Bowl' Charity

Sickles Student Helps Lead National 'Souper Bowl' Charity: "Daigneault, a senior at Sickles High School, is one of 19 students nationally serving on the youth advisory board for the Souper Bowl of Caring. The 20th annual event coordinates food drives on Super Bowl weekend for local charities through schools, churches, businesses and organizations."

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Cool School teaches philanthropy | | Journal and Courier

Cool School teaches philanthropy | | Journal and Courier: "We hope the kids learn about philanthropy,' Mize said. 'The work day shows kids that even a small effort can make a difference in the community.

'That is a valuable lesson to learn.'

Mize said the money will help the Wildcat Wildlife Center start an education area at its Delphi location."

Friday, January 09, 2009

“Giving Game” « The Philanthropic Family

Found this from Sharon Schneider's Blog

“Giving Game” « The
Philanthropic Family
: "Remember these VW Beetle Convertible commercials (see above) where someone opens a door for someone else and then they trace it backwards and show how one nice thing someone did led to a continual chain of nice things? Now you (and your kids) can be the person who sets the whole chain in motion."

Thursday, January 08, 2009

Prairie Post - Students learn philanthropy

Prairie Post - Students learn philanthropy: "Students learn philanthropy
Written by Publisher
Thursday, 08 January 2009
By Ryan Dahlman
A trip to the city for youngsters from the rural area often means getting something they want or need.
However for a group of 15 students from Manyberries School, they learned it is much better to give than to receive."