You must be 18 years of age to give
you can ask have your parents do it for
Creative Tools for kids to
order to help other children in
Students and their families can get
their books, used clothes, tapes, etc together to sell. You can let
people know that your are donating your proceeds to a worthy
READ, DANCE OR
WALK-A-THON: Collect pledges from
family, friends and community members for each hour or mile students
walk or dance, or for each book read.
TALENT SHOW: Hold a student-faculty talent show. Sell tickets. Advertise the
event. Donate the proceeds.
SHOW: Hold an art contest where local
artists and students enter up to three pieces of their art at $5 per
entry. Try to get a local gallery owner to donate space for the
event and recruit local celebrities as judges. You could also sell
this artwork and donate a portion of the proceeds to your favorite
FAST: Give up one meal a week or give up junk food for
one week and donate the money to a cause. Get the school involved by
going around to other classes and explaining where their money will
go. Place large containers in each classroom in which students can
place their change.
can hold a weekend car-wash to raise money or they can make
themselves available to run errands, do yard work or walk dogs, etc.
Have them make up fliers to advertise their services and explain
where the money will go that is earned.
BIRTHDAY DONATIONS: On
birthdays or holidays, students can ask parents, friends, and
grand-parents to give them money to donate to special organization
instead of buying a gift.