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Apply for the 2008 State Farm Service-Learning Grant!

Youth Service America is a nonprofit organization that works to increase volunteer opportunities for young peeps around the world. They're teaming up with State Farm to offer you $1,000 grants to help you address important issues in your community - but you'll need to apply soon cuz the deadline is October 16, 2007!

2008 Service-Learning Grant - Serving the Community

Have you heard of Global Youth Service Day? It's actually more than a day (April 25-27, 2008), but it's the largest service event in the world! Coordinated by Youth Service America, millions of youth from around the world get together every April to participate in activities that benefit their communities, their countries and the world.

2008 Service-Learning Grant - Free Money!

Youth Service America is teaming up with State Farm to offer the 2008 State Farm Good Neighbor Service-Learning Grant! There are a total of 100 grants of up to $1,000, which will go to support students and teachers working on projects for Global Youth Service Day 2008. Successful applicants will create a service-learning project that addresses an important issue in the community, anything from environmental awareness and climate change to health care and homelessness.

2008 Service-Learning Grant - How to Apply for a Grant

If you're between the ages of five and 25 and live in the US or in the provinces of Alberta, Ontario or New Brunswick in Canada, you're eligible to apply for the 2008 State Farm Good Neighbor Service-Learning Grant. Even your teacher can apply for this grant, so make sure to pass on the info! Click here to download an application form. You can either email the completed application to goodneighbor@ysa.org or mail it to:
Good Neighbor Service-Learning Grant
Youth Service America
1101 15th St, NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005
Make sure to submit your application by October 16, 2007. Good luck!

  • For more info on the 2008 State Farm Good Neighbor Service-Learning Grant, head to www.ysa.org!
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    "rainbowpoptart" wrote: "skylar245" wrote: Teacher said to wait for the Bus Driver and the counselor, she just talks to me and doesn't tell The Princible Then maybe try telling the principal yourself, and you should also report that the driver, teacher, and counselor haven't done anything to help you. If that fails, tell another trusted adult, like your mother. I'm sure someone you're close to would do their best to get justice. This is a major problem and it's a shame no one's done anything to help. ​No one listens to me anyway but my friends
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    "skylar245" wrote:Teacher said to wait for the Bus Driver and the counselor, she just talks to me and doesn't tell The Princible Then maybe try telling the principal yourself, and you should also report that the driver, teacher, and counselor haven't done anything to help you. If that fails, tell another trusted adult, like your mother. I'm sure someone you're close to would do their best to get justice. This is a major problem and it's a shame no one's done anything to help.
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    "rainbowpoptart" wrote: "skylar245" wrote: My bus driver does NOTHING about it EVEN IF HE SEE'S IT! he only wrote the two girls up but not the girl that hit me Then report them to a teacher or the school counselor. Behaviour like that is not acceptable in the slightest. ​Teacher said to wait for the Bus Driver and the counselor, she just talks to me and doesn't tell The Princible
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    "skylar245" wrote:My bus driver does NOTHING about it EVEN IF HE SEE'S IT! he only wrote the two girls up but not the girl that hit me Then report them to a teacher or the school counselor. Behaviour like that is not acceptable in the slightest.
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    "rainbowpoptart" wrote: "skylar245" wrote: Rainbowpoptart they don't just say things, it CAN get physical for a few days! like once someone punched me in shoulder because I blocked them hitting my stomach, and two girls who shall remain nameless fought on the bus, Physical? Well my gosh, report them to an authority figure! You can't let them get away with that kind of stuff. ​My bus driver does NOTHING about it EVEN IF HE SEE'S IT! he only wrote the two girls up but not the girl that hit me
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