PGK (Project Giving Kids) is now Create the Change®!

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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?

Monthly

Age Range

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

Help Required

None

Description

Each pair of shoes and clothing gift card that we provide to our recipients includes a hand-written and decorated card from a community member sending the recipient good wishes. 

What's Needed To Complete

1. Blank cards or white cardstock 2. Markers, crayons, glitter, stickers, etc. 3. Creativity!

Whose Help Is Required

On your own or with family, friends, and neighbors (minimal adult supervision required).

Special Requirements

None

How It Makes A Difference

Each gift bag that we provide to our recipients includes a hand-written and decorated card from a community member sending the recipient encouragement and good wishes. This extra touch reminds the kids that someone in the community cares.

Where to Serve

From Home/Anywhere*

Instructions

Print, pick up, or request mailed blank cards. Decorate cards with positive pictures and messages! We can't wait to see what you create. For questions, contact info@mynewredshoes.org. First day cards can be printed at home, picked up from our office, or mailed to you. To get started: 1. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1UNvxgqvP-7lHfnms6vDpzoCnbKMvLgNK/view Print, pick up, or request mailed blank cards. If printing, print in color on white 8.5" x 11" cardstock paper. The template should print, four to a page. Cut so each card measures 4.25" x 5.5". The message should be written on the blank backside. 2. Decorate the cards with a cheery message for our recipients! Check out our https://drive.google.com/file/d/1i93E_SHjiTjBXZ3Vjsnj-i_PI1eFP5G_/view examples, tips, and ideas. 3. Fill out a volunteer https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gfkBeUeaIxCaEq8sG2j1zKID4TzSayWM/view?usp=sharing donation form 4. Mail-in or drop off the back-to-school cards at: My New Red Shoes Sobrato Center for Nonprofits - Redwood Shores 330 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 135 Redwood City, CA 94065

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