Service as Action Ideas

Service & Action Ideas Tired of doing the same old thing and looking for a new and interesting challenge? The list below will provide you with some ideas for investigating your next Service as Action activity! General Ideas: • Send cards to soldiers serving overseas. • Read books or letters to a person who is visually impaired. • Organize a fundraiser basketball game and donate proceeds to a local charity Helping Children and Schools: • Tutor children during or after school • Collect clothing and donate them to a local organization • Collect used sports equipment to donate to families or after-school programs • Assist an athletic coach or sports program • Organize an event to help students make new friends Helping Animals and the Environment: • Take care of cats and dogs at an animal shelter • Organize a recycling contest at school • Build and set up a bird house • Volunteer at the Horticulture center Helping the Hungry and/or Homeless: • Help organize and sort donations at a homeless shelter • Volunteer at a soup kitchen • Organize a food drive and donate items to a local shelter Promoting Safety: • Create a public service announcement (Posters, Slideshow, YouTube video, Webinar, Podcast, etc.) against drug & alcohol abuse, bullying, profanity, littering, texting & driving, hate crimes, and many more… Web Resources- • https://www.dosomething.org/us/articles/community-service-project-ideas • http://www.layouth.com/volunteering/