Youth Activity: Participants identify and begin to integrate the meaning of the word philanthropy and associated philanthropic acts. This activity assumes that the young people have had prior discussions about philanthropy. See the handout for supplemental faith-based discussion questions...
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To introduce students to Andrew Carnegie as one of the outstanding early philanthropists of the United States.
An annual speaker introduces students to those in the greater community who are recognized for their philanthropic contributions to society.
The purpose of the lesson is to introduce students to the ways in which cultural groups meet their needs within a community in the past and present.
Note: This lesson also includes some Spanish Standards.
To develop a basic understanding about the role of philanthropy in the history of the United States
Students will define philanthropy and recognize philanthropic activities. Students will identify examples of philanthropy in literature.
In this lesson, students design a poster advertising the snack sale and its philanthropic purpose. They also write friendly letters seeking the help of volunteers.