Environment

generationOn Collective Thinking Project Guide

Collective Thinking

Too often in life, we focus on the things that are going wrong, or making us feel bad. But that doesn't have to be the case! Challenge your community to remember and reflect on the fact that the world is full of kindness, love, and compassion by holding a brainstorm to reflect on how they are making a difference in their school, community, or world, and they'll be able to see everyone else's responses!Read more
generationOn Seeds of Awareness Project Guide

Seeds of Awareness

It is not unusual for people to feel scared and helpless after tragic incidents such as the recent events in Berlin, Paris, Beirut, Orlando and other parts of the world. Volunteering is a great way to help people deal with tragic events. Dr. Michele Borba, author and renowned parenting expert, gives this advice, "Empower kids with proactive ways to help and model compassion and involvement." Use the project below to help others talk about their feelings and take positive action to make their community a better place.Read more

April 22nd is Earth Day!

Earth Day is April 22 nd . Think globally, act locally. You can get involved in the celebration of Earth Day by participating in the project below! Earth Day is about more than the environment, it's about peace and you can help spread awareness through small acts of kindness. Destruction of the environment is directly linked to poverty, human rights violations, civil conflict and war. Project: Plant a tree in honor of peace and to help the...Read more

Green Holidays

Cook the meal, wash the dishes, light the lights--the holidays use up a lot of energy and water, especially if you have house guests! Make "Lights Out" and "Water Off" posters to remind your family, friends, and community to conserve!Read more

Happy Returns

With all those holiday meals and gifts come a lot of post-holiday bottles, cans, and boxes. Save those recyclables from the landfill and help your community by turning those holiday recyclables into a donation for an organization that serves others.Read more

Coin Collection for Hurricane Sandy

Project: Raise money to help children and families affected by Hurricane Sandy and to help first responders with their efforts. Share your Hurricane Sandy service stories here .Read more

Blueberry Bonanza

Did you know that there are more native species of blueberries in North America than any other continent? Because of their health benefits, such as improving cognitive function including memory and their high antioxidant nutrient count, blueberries are considered a super-food. These are just some of the reasons why, in 1999, the United States Blueberry Council and the Department of Agriculture made July National Blueberry Month. Advocate for...Read more

Help keep our parks clean!

Take a look! Do you see garbage thrown around? It's awful when you see parks, beaches and riversides strewn with litter. It's bad for humans as well as the plants and animals that live there. Thoughtless visitors are making these habitats unsafe. Interesting Fact: Our environment is fragile. You don't have to go far to find land, water or air that has been abused by humans. We all know that littering and polluting is bad for the environment, so...Read more

A Home in a Bag

When an emergency strikes, it isn't only property that gets damaged. Help console a child who has lost the comforts of home with this goody bag. Disclaimer for youth under 13: I promise to get my parent or caregiver's permission to participate in this project. Click on the link to download project instructions : Supply List: Water bottles single-serving snack packages stationary for letters books stuffed animals blankets or sweatshirts one-...Read more
October generationOn Service Club of the Month - GS Troop 13779

Food For Thought

Did you know that children grow and develop rapidly and have an increased need for energy. Kids who don't get enough to eat won't have as much energy and might have difficulty concentrating. Click on the link to download project instructions:Read more

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