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Disclaimer - Create the Change® partners with nonprofit organizations that we believe offer age-appropriate service opportunities for youth and families. All of our partners sign a collaboration agreement promising to provide age-appropriate activities in a safe environment. Create the Change® does not run, host, or facilitate the service opportunities seen here, nor are we responsible in any way for the management (financial or otherwise) of the organizations we feature. Always be sure to research the nonprofit organization and service opportunities available to make sure it's a good fit for you before getting started. You may find the organization's contact information on their profiles.

Duration

1 - 2 hrs

Directions

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How Often Is This Offered?

Weekly

Age Range

  • K - 2nd
  • 3rd - 5th
  • 6th - 8th
  • High School

Help Required

None

Description

Spread smiles by sharing your art or a few words of encouragement. Small cards made of a half-sheet of folded construction paper are inserted in our Hope Kits. Each card features a drawing or a quick positive message. Create hope by creating cards for kits!

What's Needed To Complete

1. Construction paper or similarly colored paper / card stock 2. Markers or crayons

Whose Help Is Required

No assistance is typically necessary.

Special Requirements

None

How It Makes A Difference

Hope Kits contain items like soap, shampoo, deodorant and toothpaste for kids and other young people who may not be able to afford these items. By creating special cards to accompany the kits, you provide a little extra something to bring a smile and to let people know that people care about their well being.

Where to Serve

From Home/Anywhere*

Instructions

Make as many cards as you can according to the instructions posted. When finished, mail your cards to Hope and Comfort, 659 Highland Ave (rear lower level), Needham, MA 02494. For questions, contact Abby MacDonald, amacdonald@hopeandcomfort.org 1. Grab some construction paper, colored paper or card stock and fold/cut in half. (The paper size does not have to be exact. It just needs to fit into one of our zippered Hope Kit bags.) 2. Draw a picture and/or write a positive message like "Best wishes for a great school year!" on the half sheet of paper. Complete as many cards as you wish or have time for. 3. Place your completed cards in a large envelope and mail to: Hope and Comfort 659 Highland Ave. (rear lower level) Needham, MA 02494

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