June Moments of Service
National Lemonade Days (June 7, 8, 9)
This three-day event takes place annually and raises more than $1 million for childhood cancer research. Be a part of this annual tradition, and hold a Lemonade Stand in your community! See below for details.
World Refugee Day (June 20)
This event honors the courage, strength and determination of women, men and children who are foced to flee their homeland under threat of persecution, conflict and violence. Join others to raise awareness and funds in your own community. http://learningtogive.org/teachers/refugees/
Lemonade Stand Days
GenerationOn, it's time to get your lemonade on! Join a nationwide network of lemonade stands and help fight childhood cancer with "Alex's Lemonade Stand." Be a part of this annual tradition, and hold an Alex's Lemonade Stand in your community! Visit the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation webpage for additional information about this nationwide event.
Anyone can participate, simply pick which of the days you plan to hold your stand and register through the Register Now button. It's free! You will get your very own fundraising page and receive a box of materials to help with your stand.
generationOn Lessons & Resources
Kids Care Clubs develop compassion and the spirit of service in elementary and middle school children. Registration is free. The featured calendar project for June is National Safety Month - Be Safe. Your Kids Care Club can learn and teach others tips on safety and emergency preparedness. Make First Aid Kits for families in shelters, Emergency Preparedness Kits, or teach others about safety by making posters and flyers with safety tips on bicycling, getting to school safely, playground safety, preventing poisoning or age appropriate toys. To register as a club go to the Home page and click on Register Now.
School Year Calendar
generationOn and Learning to Give are excited to offer a menu of resources to help you implement service-learning and philanthropy education into your school! View the generationOn School Year Calendar to discover more service opportunities.
Go to the Moments of Service homepage.
Learning to Give Units
Multi-lesson service-learning units, correlated to state and national Common Core standards, to teach the importance of civic engagement for the common good.
- How About a Hand?
- Many Hands Together Make a Lighter Load
- Refugees: Finding a Place (K-2)
- Living History-An Intergenerational Philanthropy
- Refugees: Finding a Place
- Around the World
- Character Education: Caring (Grade 7)
- Refugees in Today's Society
- Refugees: Real People, Real Stories, Real Life
- Us vs. Them
- Addressing Poverty (9th Grade)
- Communities in Crisis (9-12)
- For the Well-Being of Our Citizens
- Helping Refugees
- Refugees and Human Rights
Profiles in Philanthropy
Informational Papers related to concepts of civil society and service
- Roberto Crispulo Goizueta
- Civil Society and Advocacy
- Freedom of Religion
- Freedom of Speech
- Philanthropy and Minority Protection
- Teaching Tolerance