The objectives of this commitment are as follows: to increase the number of new active clubs by 1,000; to increase the total amount fundraised by youth in the new clubs by $4,000; and to increase the number of club members.
Simon Family Philanthropic Foundation will provide access to a global network of business leaders. Through this network, the Foundation will work with Free the Children to build relationships with business leaders who can provide strategic alliances, business expertise, and fundraising support. Participation in the program will raise awareness on social issues, inspire students to learn and share information, and empower them to take action through activities such as volunteering, community outreach, and fundraising. Recognition of their efforts and celebration of their accomplishments will be key to success.
First Anticipated Milestone:
By December 31, 3008, Simon Family Philanthropic Foundation anticipates the development of an additional 1,000 school-based clubs in the US and Canada. Clubs will commit to at least one school year of participation and focus on volunteer projects.
Youth in Action groups are the cornerstone of Free the Children's activities, focus, and programs. Youth in Action members across the world work together to fundraise, to learn through taking action and to build awareness of child labor issues.
SEEKING: financial resources, media and marketing assistance.
Free the Children is excited about the opportunity to explore potential partnership opportunities. Free the Children and Simon Family Philanthropic Foundation are, therefore, seeking multi-ye