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Helping Kids Help

Helping Kids Help
Organizing Successful Charitable Projects

June 2008 | 176 pages | Corwin
Formerly published by Zephyr PressHelp children develop career and life skills such as commitment, sacrifice, cooperation, and tolerance through charity projects and youth philanthropy. This useful guide includes print and Web resources, specific ideas for charitable projects, and guidance on practical details such as assigning tasks, selecting appropriate charitable organizations, and parental permission issues.
Part I. General Information and Organization
1. Put the "You" Back Into Youth
2. A Leader's Guide to Children at Meetings
3. Getting Started
4. The Money Bit: Fund Raising and Managing
Part II. Get Real: Real Stories From Real People Doing Real Projects
5. Real Interviews With Real Adults Who Help Real Youth With Philanthropic Projects
6. Real Stories From Real Kids Doing Real Philanthropy
7. Real Projects With Real Instructions
Part III. Additional Information
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"A well-organized resource for turning good ideas into great plans for action."

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ISBN: 9781569762110