Archive for February, 2012
Winning entry for Doodle 4 Google 2011 – US by Matteo Lopez click to read his story
If you haven’t heard yet, Google’s “Doodle 4 Google” contest is open for submissions. And they have come up with a great topic for the “doodling” this year: If I could travel in time, I’d visit … What an awesome subject to get wildly creative with!
Hey guys ~ I know that we have been talking, at the clubhouse, about our concern for children that are at risk of going hungry.
After doing some research I found some interesting numbers that I wanted to share. According to Con Agra Foods Foundation, approximately 1 in 5 children in American are at risk of going hungry, which amounts to almost 16 million children.
During the 2009-2010 school year, 20 million children received free or reduced lunches, but only 2.3 million children received meals during the summer of 2009.
This survey said that the weekend, when these kids More >
Hey Daisy, I just learned of a fun way for kids that have an Xbox Live system to support kids who have been diagnosed with cancer.
All they have to do is give their Xbox Live Avatar a virtual shave and allow him (or her) to go bald through March 31st. You know Daisy, every year more than 160,000 kids are diagnosed with cancer, and they need to know they’re not alone. St. Baldrick’s Foundation has created this Conquer Kids Cancer Campaign and has contributed over $75 million to the cause.
Shaving an Xbox Live Avatar bald is an More >
I was watching a movie on the Disney channel the other day and I saw a commercial for a Friends for Change Grant Contest that Disney is putting on that ends February 29th, and I wanted to share.
According to the website www.Disney.com/friends, in collaboration with Youth Service America, is offering “Young Change-makers” an opportunity to receive a $1,000 grant to help make a lasting, positive change in the world.
They are looking for projects that highlight creativity and commitment of young people working to meet the needs of others. They want to see how even small actions can More >