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Start a WELCOME HOME CLUB at Your High School

Duration

Multi-day

Directions

Find the best route

How Often Is This Offered?

Seasonally (Spring, Fall)

Age Range

  • 6th - 8th
  • High School

Help Required

Adult

Description

Find friends and other students at your high school who care about providing basic needs to families-in-need. Recruit members to help run fundraisers and neighborhood collections. This is a great way to get young volunteers involved with Welcome Home while gaining community service hours and leadership skills.

What's Needed To Complete

A school group and Advisor.

Whose Help Is Required

You will need an Advisor or school support.

Special Requirements

None

How It Makes A Difference

We rely on help from groups, individuals, young and less young to help bring items and awareness to fulfill basic needs of households.

Where to Serve

In-Person/On Site

Instructions

Jack and Jason Stein, Juniors at Needham High School, have started a club to help support, collect for and promote Welcome Home. The Steins are open to helping share their model with other teens. Please feel free to reach out to Jason Stein at mailto:jts221@students.needham.k12.ma.us" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrerjts221@students.needham.k12.ma.us. Work with your high school to secure an Advisor to your club. Create a social media page; share in High School Newsletter; post flyers at the school. Notify us at mailto:welcomehomemass@gmail.comWelcome Home that you have created a club and work to collect our most-needed items, but all items are welcome and needed! Be sure to let us know that you found this opportunity through Create the Change® ® ® ®! .

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