Over one billion people in 192 countries are expected to participate in the 48th anniversary of Earth Day, making it the largest civic observance in the world. This year, you can continue to help change the world by starting in your own neighborhood! Here are 9 simple ways you can take action with your friends, family, and neighbors on Earth Day or any day of the year to help protect our environment for future generations.
A New Year is upon us. As we approach the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service and reflect on his message of civic engagement, let us embrace the fact that one person can make a difference. Just imagine what can happen with millions of individual acts of kindness and service. If one of your resolutions is to volunteer more, then the MLK Day of Service, is the perfect day to begin your transformation.
More than 35 million adults in the United States cannot read or write beyond a third grade level. Worldwide, that number rises to nearly 775 million illiterate adults and 123 million illiterate children and teens - about 15% of the total population. Illiteracy is often considered a problem of the past, but the reality is that it is still a roadblock for millions of people here in the U.S. and across the world. Seeds of Literacy in Ohio, is working to change those numbers by helping adult learners gain the literacy skills needed to thrive in life.
They’re BACK! Our college students are home for a long winter break and they’ve brought a lot of baggage with them! Enjoy that first great big smile of recognition at the airport, followed by a wonderful hug and kiss. We've got some great ideas to keep everyone busy for a joyful and meaningful holiday season!
Imagine the impact 75,000 students could make if each one participated in just one community focused service-learning experience every school year. That’s just what the National Center for Learning and Civic Engagement (NCLCE) plans to find out with the help of a $50,000 NobleCause grant to foster volunteerism.
Environmental Learning for Kids (ELK) is a nonprofit that provides a number of programs targeted at preschool through 12th grade students (Generation Z), to help them understand the value of community outreach, and to get them interested in the nature and science departments. ELK recently received a grant from NobleCause which will allow them to increase their reach, provide stronger support for those already in their program, and more.
June 5th is World Environment Day, and there is no shortage of environmental initiatives that have been made (and met) worldwide. One organization, Environmental Learning for Kids (ELK), provides a number of programs targeted at preschool through 12th grade students (Generation Z), to help them understand the value of community outreach, and to get them interested in the nature and science departments. Recently, ELK received a grant from NobleCause which will allow them to increase their reach, provide stronger support for those already in their program, and more.