our family, we volunteer often. We jump in and get involved.
Hurricane Katrina found us working in local emergency relief
centers along with Boy Scouts, churches, and other
volunteers. We gathered local contact information for people
to make donations of time, money, food or other items, and
emailed it out to churches, friends, acquaintances. Giving a
"cup of cold water" to bring help, healing and love.
Award Program is about
challenge. The President’s Student Service Awards are
a White House initiative to recognize students for
outstanding community service in a twelve-month period.
are able to get credit from these programs for current
activities and ministry opportunities. From physical fitness
goals, personal development, expeditions and volunteering,
the awards offers young people the opportunity to set
personal goals and achieve them. Students can achieve six
levels of awards, receiving the Congressional Awards Gold
Medal in Washington, D.C., from their Congressman.
Kym explains these programs, helps
you learn ways to make it easier on yourself, and shares the
fun of volunteer days working with Habitat for Humanity, The
Red Cross, Hands-On Atlanta, Operation Christmas Child and
the special needs baseball organization – Miracle League.