To help students understand the challenges of feeding a family a healthy meal on a limited budget.
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To reflect on what students learned from this philanthropy class and to gather their feedback on the class experience.
This lesson briefly explains the process a group goes through as they deliberate and decide upon which applicant organizations will receive grant awards.
Students learn facts about hunger and food insecurity and understand the three stages of hunger.
Students explore how charity and philanthropy address hunger and poverty.
Many people have a difficult time distinguishing between acts of kindness and acts of philanthropy. Using the definition of philanthropy from the “Defining Philanthropy” lesson, youth will examine various situations and decide which ones are acts of philanthropy. They may discover...
To introduce students to examples of the major types of nonprofit organization: arts, education, environment, health, religion, and social services. Each site is representative of a nonprofit category and the visit is to give students an example of opportunities for giving.
Purpose: To share with students how a successful local nonprofit was formed and how laws have been changed as a result of its advocacy work. In the case of Road Safe America, the nonprofit's advocacy work affected laws dealing with the trucking industry.
To introduce students to organizations that focus on international and global problems, rather than local or national concerns.
Note: This specific lesson involves CARE, an international organization located in Atlanta where the Philanthropy 101 course was developed. We encourage...