Happy December Everyone! Another year has gone by and we are so thankful to each and every one of our amazing members. their families, and all our extraordinary volunteers. You all are doing amazing things to build strong communities and make a positive difference in the lives of others. An additional #lionsheartstrong thank you to … Continue reading Random Acts of Kindness – Holiday Calendar 2018
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
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
It can be so frustrating when you are trying to pick a major and everyone says, “Just follow your passion!” – Yeah, absolutely. You’d love to do that but you don’t even know what your passion is! So, where do you start on such a HUGE life decision?
December Days of Giving!
With homework and extracurricular school activities finished for the year, what better time to get a variety volunteer activities and experiences under your belt? Volunteering can lead to a hidden passion that you may want to pursue in college, it can give you a sense of community and belonging, and it can look great to those … Continue reading Ways to Volunteer Over Summer Break
At Lion’s Heart, we encourage our Members to get out there and give back. Serve your community with other Lion’s Heart Members, individually, or bring a friend along to share the experience of making a difference. By volunteering, teens are not only showing their compassion and empathy for their favorite causes, they’re learning to lead, … Continue reading This week is National Volunteer Week, so how are YOU going to volunteer?
If you Google "does volunteering help get into college," 22,000,000 results appear. In looking through the results, themes emerge about how volunteering may help you (or your child if you're a parent reading this) get into college. Here are some caveats from the vast array of responses in Google: When you list the breadth of … Continue reading Need help getting colleges interested in you?
It is a well known fact, that over the school year a majority of students are saddled with an obscene amount of homework. This can make earning the required 30 volunteer hours, let alone any extra hours, incredibly difficult. For this reason, summer vacation is a prime time to earn those hours. Here are some … Continue reading 10 Ways to Earn Hours During Your Summer Vacation