The young people define philanthropy and identify philanthropic activities.
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Unit: Community Philanthropy
Unit: Philanthropy 101 Course of The Westminster Schools
To introduce students to grantmaking and the work of community foundations.
Unit: Food for Thought Middle School Unit by the Westminster Schools
To help students understand the challenges of feeding a family a healthy meal on a limited budget.
Unit: The Power of Children
Students evaluate their learning about philanthropy and the process of selecting a service-learning project. They write a guided reflection on their experience.
Unit: Roots of Philanthropy (Teen)
Youth Activity: This ten-minute activity is a good workshop energizer to take a break, refresh student energy, and have fun learning the word philanthropy.
Youth Activity: This interactive activity helps young people understand philanthropy and the language used when describing philanthropic actions. The facilitator sets the tone for a “fun” experience with words.
Unit: Nonprofits in Our World and Community (3-5)
Unit: Souperservice Kids
These activities raise awareness of the five senses and the role the senses play in making food choices. We read a book about the senses and practice using them in center activities.
Unit: What Respect Means to Me
In this activity, the learners discuss and illustrate what it means to show respect for their personal identity, values, and emotions.
Unit: Our Playful Community
Young people play with other children, showing that trust, collaboration, and thinking of the good of all are part of fun group activities.