Charlie Simpson – 7-year-old Raises More Than $100,000 for Haiti in One Day!

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Charlie Simpson, aged 7, is a super-fundraiser. He has raised over $100,000 on a sponsored bike ride for the relief effort in Haiti. Check out his story in this video.

Additional Resources:

  • Here is an article about Charlie and his amazing fundraising effort.
  • Here is another article about Charlie.

Topics for Discussion:

  • What made Charlie want to raise money for Haiti?
  • Charlie took a simple idea and used it to help others. Is there something simple you can do that could help others?

Take Action:

  • Visit Charlie’s page on the Just Giving website and find out how you can help Charlie raise money for Haiti!
  • Visit Unicef website to learn more about how you can get involved!

Teacher Features:

  • Here is a link to a Critical Reading Skills worksheet that you can use for elementary school students.
  • Here is a link to a Critical Reading Skills worksheet that you can use for middle school students.

 

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