Learners will be able to differentiate between a "philanthropist" and a "celebrity" and formulate questions to better understand the philanthropists' motivation for working for the common good.
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Unit: Dear Philanthropist
Youth Activity: Participants will re-examine the definition of philanthropy and recognize philanthropic traits. They will begin to understand philanthropy and see themselves as philanthropists. Participants will begin to see themselves in a “new light” and reflect on how...
This lesson will encourage students to think of ways that they can be (or have been) philanthropists. A puppet or doll is used to tell a story about going to a soup kitchen to motivate the students about providing food for a soup kitchen or other organization that addresses hunger....
Unit: Let's Make Lemonade
This lesson introduces students to the concept of philanthropy. As a class, they brainstorm possible ideas for the word philanthropist. The students will learn that even young people can be philanthropists....
Unit: Why Do People Give?
Unit: We Can All Do Our Share
This lesson introduces or reinforces the definition of philanthropy. The children are given the opportunity to see that philanthropy is something in which they are capable of participating. The memory building game stimulates the children to choose many different ways of being philanthropic....
An annual speaker introduces students to those in the greater community who are recognized for their philanthropic contributions to society.
Unit: Doing Our Share
Learners will analyze the new philanthropists, who they are, what they give, who they give to, their personal qualities, and how they hold people and organizations accountable for their philanthropic efforts.