We found 283 posts for Service Learning

Joshua's Heart: A Remarkable Boy, Joshua Williams, Takes on World Hunger

You are never too young to make a difference. Since he was 5 years old, Joshua Williams has been accomplishing big things with his goal to end hunger. After seeing a tv commercial that showed children who were starving around the world, Joshua was moved to do something about it.  Starting with a $20 donation…

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Nelson Mandela – His Perseverance and Passion Changed The World

Nelson Mandela is an African civil rights leader from South Africa who changed the world for the better. His lifelong goal, similar to Martin Luther King, Jr., was to achieve equal rights for non-white people in his country. He was so dedicated to this cause, that he spent a large portion of his life in…

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Eric Thomas – The "Hip Hop Preacher"

Eric Thomas is an author, educator, minister, activist, and motivational speaker. However, he is also known by another name……..the “Hip Hop Preacher”. Eric is known by this name because of his unique, down-to-earth, “tell it like it is” style of speaking. In addition to his speaking style, one of the reasons Eric is able to inspire so…

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10 Inspiring Quotes for Kids About Animals and Pets

Animals are some of the greatest friends and companions that we have.  Beyond friendship, they provide us with food, entertainment and love.  Some people, such as farmers, the blind and the sick, depend on them to live their lives.  How we treat and respect animals reflects who we are as people and also as nation….

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Skidboot the Dog – His Friendship and Legacy Live On!

Do you know a special dog or pet?  Skidboot the Dog, who lived on a ranch in  Quinlan, Texas, was one the smartest dogs you will ever see!  But Skidboot was a lot more than just smart.  He was also a great partner to his owner, David Hartwig.  Their support of each other is a…

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Shannon McNamara and SHARE: Making a Difference in Africa

Shannon McNamara, 19, is a sophomore at Rice University, in Houston, Texas.  She founded SHARE in 2008 and has traveled to Tanzania each summer since then.  In the USA Shannon has spread awareness for SHARE by giving over 40 presentations across the country.  Shannon is the founder of the SHARE Campus Chapter at Rice University. …

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Overcoming Obstacles – The Power of Dyslexia

Although dyslexia is considered to be a “disability”, many of the world’s most brilliant, talented and inspiring people have had dyslexia.

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Inspiring Role Model Videos of the Week – 3/17/2013

Check out Savannah Maddison Ogden, an inspiring 11 year old girl from South Florida who started Savannah’s Soldiers letter writing campaign to help soldiers overseas.  Savannah came up with this great idea after she found out that her best friend’s dad was being deployed and now it has spread to impact hundreds of kids and…

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Phiona Mutesi – African Chess Champion Arises from the Slums

Phiona Mutesi is a young woman from Africa and a true underdog.   She is from one of the poorest towns, Katwe, in one of the poorest countries in the world, Uganda.  She must walk hours to fill a jug with drinking water.   She lives with her family in a small 10 foot by…

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Videos of the Week 2/4/13 – Kid President and A.Skate

Here are two great videos to inspire you this week: Check out Kid President and his pep talk to all of us to wake up and make something awesome happen in the world! Learn about the A.skate Foundation who opens up new opportunities for children with Autism by helping them learn to skateboard! To see…

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