There are many young people who want to make a differnce in their communities and the world. If you are interested in learning about some of these children and their ventures or you know a child who might want to get involved with Youth Service, check out the following sites:
Kids 4 Kures Sixth grader, Emily Flachman decided she wanted to help kids with cancer by creating greeting cards with her friends and selling them to benefit the Hearst Cancer Resource Center and other nonprofit cancer charities.
Alex's Lemonade Stand
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation evolved from a young cancer patient's front yard lemonade stand to a nationwide fundraising movement to find a cure for childhood cancer.
Cupcakes for Cancer
Young teen, Blake, decided that her baking talents could be put to work by raising money to combat cancer.
Kids Fighting Cancer
The Kids Fighting Cancer (K.F.C.) foundation was created to support "kids fighting cancer and their families" to help them survive through the emotional and financial stresses that are endured when a child is diagnosed with a life threatening illness; such as Leukemia.
Cancer Kids is a web-based organization which began in 1997 with one simple goal: to help children with cancer tell their stories to the world.
Kids Fight Cancer
To design, develop, and implement oncology activity centers that focus on the psychological needs of pediatric cancer patients in order to comfort their physical pains through education, social interaction, and creative expressions through arts and crafts.
Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation
The mission of the Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation is to ensure that children with cancer receive the undivided comfort of their parents during the treatment and recovery process.
Youth Service America
Great site for young people who want to get involved now in their community and in their world.
Kids Care Club
Since 1990, Kids Care Clubs has empowered children to make a better world through hands-on service projects.We give parents, teachers and youth leaders the resources they need to involve kids in the good works that will mean a brighter future for all.
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