Below are other ways children can help make the world a better place, such as by helping families and others who were affected by the September 11th disaster.
- How Children and Teens Can Contribute (LibertyUnites.org)
Suggests projects for children and teens to contribute to families of those who were lost on September 11th, as well as honoring or helping others.
- How Children and Teens Can Contribute (Red Cross)
Suggests specific activities for children and teens to contribute to families affected by the September 11th tragedy.
- Request from President Bush (Awesome Library)
Children can overcome fears about the future by doing something positive. President Bush has made a specific request of our children. He believes that children can help other children and also sow the seeds for peace. He asks that children contribute to help the very needy children of Afghanistan. They are in the most danger of any children of the world right now. He also asks that children participate in a penpal program with a child in the Middle East to improve communication between our cultures.
- How Kids and Teens Can Volunteer to the Red Cross (Red Cross)
Describes the Red Cross volunteer program for youth under the age of 24.
- Kids Raising Funds - An Example (GuidanceChannel.com)
Provides an example of how a school organized a fundraiser for families affected by the September 11th disaster. The school has a regular student fundraising program each year and students decide how the funds are to be spent.
- How Children and Teens Can Contribute (Youth Service America)
Suggests projects for children and teens to contribute during periods of disaster, including the September 11th tragedy.
- How Youth Can Contribute (Constitutional Rights Foundation)
Provides activities for youth to contribute to those who have helped with the September 11th disaster or who have been overlooked. Examples of people who may have not received much assistance include people who were displaced from their homes and have had little or no time to return for their belongings, people working at airports and airlines who have suffered emotionally or have lost jobs, and people who live alone and have no one to talk to about what happened.
- Links of Compassion (LessonPlansPage.com)
Provides a lesson "to present a tangible symbol of the number of lives lost, and a means for the students to 'connect' with surviving family and friends of the victims..."
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