Fact Sheets

Bullying

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Bullying is the act of intentionally causing someone unwanted physical or emotional pain. Often, this behavior is repeated or habitual and the person being bullied has a hard time stopping it. Bullying occurs in a number of different forms and has troubling effects, but there also several ways it can be stopped. Bullying is the act of intentionally causing someone unwanted physical or emotional pain. Often, this behavior is repeated or habitual...Read more

Senior Citizens

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Seniors (people 60 and older) are an important part of our population! Worldwide seniors made up around 12% of the population in 2013, and this percentage is expected to nearly double by 2050! The growth in the number of living seniors is due, in part, to advances in medicine. With the number of seniors on the rise, it's important to learn more about this population, their needs and the ways in which youth can take action through service to help...Read more

Disability Awareness

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People with physical disabilities and limitations may find themselves treated differently from their peers. Disabled people can achieve the same goals as able-bodied people, but sometimes in different ways. A physical disability to perform bodily tasks, Many people with physical disabilities use special mobility equipment such as a cane, walker, or wheelchair for support. Download and distribute the fact sheet below to help your club members...Read more

Civic Engagement

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Civic engagement means working to make a difference for people in your community. It means improving the quality of life in a neighborhood, town, or city. The most common form of civic engagement is voting, but there are many other ways to get involved! Download and distribute the fact sheet below to help your club members better understand civic engagement. Civic Engagement Fact SheetRead more
healthy eating

Healthy Eating

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Healthy eating means balanced eating --eating foods that provide us with the vitamins, minerals, protein, fiber and energy we need to keep our bodies healthy and strong. Distribute the fact sheet to your club members to start a discussion on what foods they should eat and how they can help others to eat healthy. Download the Healthy Eating Fact Sheet What is healthy eating? Healthy eating means eating foods that give your body the nutrients it...Read more
Daily life

Daily Life For U.S. Troops

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How does the United States military work? What is the difference between the Navy and the Marine Corps? What do servicemen and servicewomen do every day? Learn more about the different branches of the military and troops daily lives by clicking on the link below to view or download the fact sheet. Daily Life for U.S. Troops Fact Sheet A Day in the Life of a U.S. Sailor... Sailors don't have a lot of free time. A sailor usually rises at about 5...Read more
literacy

Literacy

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Did you know that the ratio for age appropriate books in middle income neighborhoods per child is 13 books to 1 child as opposed to low income neighborhoods where the ratio is 1 book to 300 children? (Source: First Book) Print out this fact sheet to learn more about Literacy. Download the Literacy Fact Sheet here! What is literacy? The ability to read and write. Why is literacy important? Reading is the basis of all other learning. Almost all...Read more
hunger

Hunger

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Malnutrition and hunger are big contributors to poor health in poor children. Although chronic malnutrition is now rare in the United States, Share Our Strength estimates that 1 of every 6 children experience food insecurity. Print out the fact sheet below to better understand hunger in America. Hunger Fact Sheet Faces of hunger Children: Sam is six years old. His mom works at a diner. Some months they do not have enough food even though they...Read more
homelessness

Homelessness

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This fact sheet can be used to answer questions about or start a discussion on homelessness. Homelessness Fact Sheet Below are additional resources you can use for information about homelessness: U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) This is an interactive site. Click here to see how kids can help the homeless. Click on the National Coalition for the Homeless to download fact sheets on various aspects of homelessness. The...Read more
global warming

Global Warming

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What is Global Warming? What is meant by the Greenhouse Effect? How can you help our environment? Find the answers to these questions and more on our Global Warming fact sheet below! Global Warming Fact Sheet What is global warming? Global warming is the heating up of the earth's atmosphere. Scientists believe that this rise in average temperature is affecting the earth's climate. What are the effects? A warmer earth may lead to changes in...Read more

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