Kids Korps “Give 12″
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One Pledge, 12 Acts of Service, A Full Year of Change!
Give 12 Program Description:
Engaging youth, community members & Starbucks partners in planning & implementing service projects, and addressing the needs of the local community!
Starbucks Back-to-School Backpack Drive
- Donation drive at Starbucks stores collecting school supplies for children of low-income military families at Miramar Base
- The first planning meeting is Wednesday, June 19th, 4 pm
- Meet at Starbucks west of Lomas Santa Fe, Solana Beach (691 Lomas Santa Fe Dr, Ste B)
- To sign up: http://www.kidskorps.org/member-center/project-calendar/
Click here to download the flyer: Starbucks Leadership Flier;
RSVP: Madi, Program Assistant, Email: Madi Baca firstname.lastname@example.org (Teens, ages 12-18, and Adults/parents welcome)
For more information, please contact Robin at (858) 500-8136, or Robin@kidskorps.org
Past Give 12 Projects:
Theme: Military Appreciation
Volunteers participated in a “stuff-a-thon” event to assemble care packages for children of deployed military personnel (including stuffing teddy bears, making no-sew blankets, creating American Flag pins, and writing a card to the children). Additionally, volunteers colored their own personal quilt squares to be added to special “Blankets of Hope” for injured soldiers.
Give 12 Event: May 19th, 2012: View PHOTOS of our Military Appreciation Project!
Volunteers visited the Silverado Senior Center to spend time with senior buddies, play card games, make ice cream sundaes and share love with those who may not get many visitors!
Give 12 Event: June 3rd, 2012: View PHOTOS of our Senior Buddy Visit!
Theme: Food Security for Low-income Families
Give 12 Volunteers partnered with Friends and Family Connection and the Penasquitos Lutheran Church for a successful food distribution event feeding 65 local families!!!
Give 12 Event: July 19th, 2012: View PHOTOS of our Food Distribution Project!
Starbucks Partners Build-a-Bike Volunteer Project at the 20th Anniversary in San Diego Celebration BBQ!
80 Starbucks partners volunteered to build brand new bikes for 20 children from Kids at Heart, a tutoring program, and partner agency of Kids Korps USA!
Event Date: August 1st, 2012: View PHOTOS from the Build-a-Bike Project!
Theme: Animal Welfare (Shelter Animals–overpopulation)
Volunteers helped spread the word about the importance of spaying and neutering pets, along with gathering donations for local shelter animals, and hosting 2 adoption events benefiting SNAP and SD Humane Society, in which 5 dogs were adopted!
Give 12 Events: August 17th and August 31st, 2012: View PHOTOS of our Pet Adoption Events!
Kids Korps families supported the San Diego Rescue Mission by collecting clothes, blankets, bottles, diapers, and towels for new moms and their babies!
Give 12 Project: Donation Drive to support the San Diego Rescue Mission. Click here for the September Donation Drive Flyer!
Theme: Health & Wellness
Creative student volunteers decorated hand-made cards for breast cancer survivors and their loved ones, participating in the annual Komen 3-Day Walk in San Diego.
Give 12 Project: Card Making for Breast Cancer Survivors and Families. Click here to see more photos!
Theme: Food & Shelter
Students spend the afternoon at the Ronald McDonald House of Charities baking delicious cookies, and then engaging families in helping them decorate all the cookies! What a great way to bring some holiday cheer to those dealing with an illness and long-time hospital stay, of a loved one.
Give 12 Event(s): November 17th, 2012 and December 15th, 2012: View Photos of our Cookie Baking Project at the Ronald McDonald House!
Theme: Homelessness & Food Security
85 volunteers joined together at Feeding America San Diego’s warehouse to pack 2,552 BackPack bags for students, sort through 6,015 pounds of Reclamation (the equivalent of about 3,609 meals) recycle 3,225 pounds of food that did not pass the food safety standards, and donat 292 pounds of food for families facing hunger throughout San Diego county!! What a huge impact–thank you to everyone who participated!
Give 12 Event: December 15th, 2012 “Feed-a-Family”. View Photos of our 2nd Annual Feed-a-Family Event at Feeding America San Diego!
Theme: Shelter Animals
Thank you to everyone who supported the Rescue Animal Adoption Event featuring lovable cats and dogs from SNAP! 3 dogs found their forever homes (which allowed 3 additional dogs to be placed in foster care and removed from the euthanasia list!), and 2 huge boxes of donations were collected to support SNAP, its Neuter Scooter, and the animals they care for. Additionally, volunteers helped make 50 new cat toys for the shelters! A special “THANK YOU” to the partners at Starbucks on Loker Avenue in Carlsbad for hosting!
Give 12 Event: Sunday, January 27th, 2013 at Starbucks. View Photos of the Adoption Event!
Still interested in donating to support foster and shelter animals? Click here for the WISH LIST!
Theme: Seniors with Alzheimer’s
Teen volunteers and Starbucks partners put together a great Valentine’s Day-themed party with crafts and goodies for their senior buddies!
Give 12 Event: A Valentine’s Party with Senior Buddies, Sunday, February 10th at The Generations Unit of the Arbors. View Photos of the Event!