The prospect of a new school year may seem very frightening, but in reality, there is nothing to be afraid of! School is what you make of it, so here are some tips that will help you make the best of this year. If you are a new student/freshman: Be sure to make a visit … Continue reading Back to School Tips for a Great School Year
Want to give back to the community but feel like you are too busy to do so? An amazing way you can do so is through craft projects. Here are some ideas on what you can do! Animal toys - Many animal shelters accept hand-made toys made from simple socks and fabric. Blankets - So many … Continue reading Volunteer Craft Ideas
Seeing Lion's Heart members in action out in the community is so exciting. One look at our social media platforms will reveal how much we enjoy posting, reposting and sharing stories of our member's experiences. We strive to share highlights in order to inspire others and to showcase amazing experiences that come out of volunteering. … Continue reading Member Spotlight – Holiday Book Wrapping
In the news! Congrats to our Members in Franklin, MA. for winning President's Volunteer Service Awards and being recognized in Wicked Local, Franklin news. So proud of their dedication to volunteering and giving back to the community. Great article about some equally great young men and women! Here is a snippet of the great article about … Continue reading In the News: Lion’s Heart Teen Volunteers Honored in Franklin, MA.
What better time to talk about serving your community than National Volunteer Week? Teens not only show compassion and empathy for their favorite causes, while they learn to lead and boost their college resumes in the process. Research shows that teens who volunteer are happier and feel more connected to others in their community. We encourage … Continue reading 7 Great Ways to Give Back This Week, or Better Yet, All Year Round!
Harness your high school volunteering habit into real rewards on your college expenses. As many of America’s 20.5 million college students would attest, education does not come cheap. But there may be a way that you can learn more about your community, gain valuable skills and potentially save money on your college tuition — simply … Continue reading How Volunteering Can Help Offset College Costs
We were curious. Teens and parents often stumble upon Lion’s Heart in their quest to find volunteer opportunities. They soon realize we have a full-fledged teen volunteer program where teens volunteer throughout the year, year after year. Students join Lion’s Heart because of a strong desire to give back to their community. But now more … Continue reading The Challenge Engaging Students in Community Service – It’s Not What You Expect
Lion's Heart Members in Ridgefield, Connecticut are collecting Valentine's Day cards for the troops as a way to show gratitude toward American serviceman and women. The Lion’s Heart Boys Blue 2018 group has initiated a Valentine’s Day card drive, “Show YOUR Love,” and is asking residents to get involved. We are so proud of all of … Continue reading Lion’s Heart Makes the News in Ridgefield, CT.
On January 16, 2017, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, seventy-five Orange County high school students joined with Lion's Heart and Project Hear Us Foundation to become leaders in bullying prevention. These students, who represented thirty local high schools, spent the day learning how to battle bullying and became certified to teach other students how to do … Continue reading Top Ten Tips for Bullying Prevention
Freshman year of college: I am eagerly sporting a gray hoodie and my favorite pair of ragged sweat pants- the official uniform of college students. I am sitting at a small circular table, surrounded by my three roommates. The smell of greasy pizza is complemented by roaring voices finding their foothold in this new environment of autonomy.