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  • Youngsters benefit from Kiwanis Key Leader Training

    The Kiwanis Club of Grand Cayman held its 6th annual Key Leader event on 18-20 October at the St Ignatius High School campus. Forty-nine students participated in the weekend-long event.

    The students, including five from Cayman Brac, ranged in age from 14 to 18. Five past Key Leader attendees were also on hand as student facilitators, guiding their assigned “neighborhood” and allowing for their own personal growth.

    Learn more about this amazing Key Leader experience.

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  • Celebrate the family during Kiwanis Family Month

    November is Kiwanis Family Month. What will you do to let everyone know how great it is to be a part of Kiwanis?

    There are so many things you can do in November to celebrate the shared values of the entire Kiwanis family. Here are just a few ideas. 

    • Invite a friend to attend a Kiwanis function.
    • Promote The Eliminate Project in your club and in your community.

    And don’t forget to show your Kiwanis pride! Update your gear at the Kiwanis Family Store. During Kiwanis Family Month in November, appreciate your Kiwanis family—and all the amazing work we do for your community and the children of the world.

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  • New Study Highlights Young People As A Philanthropic Force

    A first-of-its-kind study supported by the United Nations Foundation and conducted by the Women's Philanthropy Institute at Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, reports that nearly 9 out of 10 American youth between the ages eight and 19 give money to organizations dedicated to charitable causes. The research further reveals the important role parents play in encouraging their children to be active in philanthropic efforts large and small. Read Young People as a Philanthropic Force

    Youth Philanthropy Programs/Ideas
    If you're looking for a youth philanthropy project ideas, YSA recommends the following programs from our Global Youth Service Network partners:

    Common Cents Penny Harvest - Raise money for local nonprofits using the largest child philanthropy program in the United States.

    Alex's Lemonade Stand - Raise money to fight childhood cancer.

    Share Our Strength No Kid Hungry - Raise money to end childhood hunger, including through Bake Sale for No Kid Hungry.

    H2O for Life - Raise money for a partner school in another country to bring water, sanitation, and hygiene education to their community.

    March of Dimes March for Babies - Raise money for important research and programs that help babies begin healthy lives.

    Souper Bowl of Caring - Raise money to fight hunger and poverty around the time of the Super Bowl football game.

    Shelterbox USA - Raise money to help Shelterbox respond instantly following natural and other disasters by delivering boxes of aid to those who need it most.

    American Red Cross Youth - Fun and easy-to-use activity guides for young philanthropists include a coin drive competition, offering outdoor work for a fee, and a relay race.

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  • Arizona State University Leadership Scholarship Program

    The Leadership Scholarship Program (LSP) recognizes outstanding high school graduating seniors who have achieved excellence in leadership. Up to 25 students will be selected for the scholarship. Established in 1977 to develop exceptional leadership skills among promising scholars, this program has a long-standing history at Arizona State University. More than a scholarship program, students become integral members of the university community.

    The LSP award is a $13,000 annual scholarship for non-resident students, renewable for three additional years (for a total of eight consecutive semesters). Note: The award does not fully cover the current cost of non-resident tuition. Recipients may use the scholarship for tuition and fees, housing and other educational expenses.

    Please read the scholarhip application instructions and submit the application and other items requested by December 6, 2013:

    Submit materials by to:
    Joel Todd
    Leadership Scholarship Program Memorial Union
    Arizona State University
    PO Box 870901
    Tempe, AZ 85287-0901

    For more information, visit students.asu.edu/lsp or call 480.965.6822

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  • Plan ahead for 2014

    Planning for the future is always a good thing. Now you can select the perfect Key Leader weekend to make 2014 the best year ever. Here are the 2014 Key Leader dates and locations. Registration for these events begins December 1, 2013.   

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