Unit Overview 

This unit illustrates the historical importance of volunteers and underscores their importance in helping others in their communities, states, countries and the world. This unit addresses environmental issues and ways to address some of them. 

Service Experience 
This unit will conclude with the students conducting a needs assessment within the local community. Once the assessment is complete, the students will discuss and plan an Academic Service-Learning project. The unit concludes with the students implementing their project.
Lessons in This Unit 
Unit: 
Role of Philanthropy in an Ever Changing World (The)
Lesson 10 of 10
Grades: 
6
7
8

The learner will experience the process of identifying needs of the community and making decisions based on the urgency of those needs. They will also experience the planning process that occurs when developing steps to alleviate the need.