Since 1968, Special Olympics has covered people with intellectual disabilities in competitive sports. Now, more than 4.4 million people young and old with ID take part in training and competitions worldwide, All Special Olympics athletes take part in sports, and that includes weekly training and minimum one main competition per season. Special Olympics offers 32 official sports and many of our athletes take part in sports. In the United States alone, 500,000 people with intellectual disabilities are included with Special Olympics, Special Olympics also has a strong plan to cure the health of our athletes. It 's called Healthy Athletes, and since it begin in 1997, we 've done 1.4 million health checking.
Yesterday I learned that the homeless need for backpacks in DPS has doubled from last year, reportedly 3,175 youth. So far they have collect a little over 1124. We have extended our efforts through September, however, ZGL can get 24 backpacks for $95.76 if ordered by August 30th. That 's $3.99 per good quality bag, not even the cost of a Latte) Please go to http://www.zglengineering.com/backpacks.php to donate today! Put a smile on young child and teenagers face.
The Wounded Warrior Project is the best charity because they made over 41 million dollars in donations for their veterans of military action of September 11 2001. The wounded Warrior Projecthelps 10’s of thousands of people every year with their programs Mind, Body , Engagement, Economics Empowerments. In 2003 the Wounded Warrior Project or (WWP) was started in Roanoke, Virginia and later moved to Jacksonville, Florida. Wounded warrior project (WWP) main goal is to help veterans of military action of september 11 on the world trade center and all the veterans beyond that day. The creators of this charity where where also very great people building this charity they where Albion Giordano, John Melia, Jim Melia, CEO Steven Nardizzi.
During his scouting career Rob earned 28 merit badges, the God and Family, and God and Me awards. Additionally, for five years Rob attended Camp Bud Schiele and was also able to participate in the Florida Sea Base High Adventure held in the Florida Keys. For his Eagle Scout project Rob spearheaded the augmentation
March 6th, marked the day on which the Allied Union Club of Queens, held its annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration. The Allied Club is celebrating its 84th year and over 40 years of hosting this joyous event. Many were in attendance to honor this year’s “Man of the Year”, John Baker. Among the attendees, were over 30 honored guests of Local 3, including Business Manager Christopher Erikson, President John E. Marchell, and Queens Representative James Bua. A large number of Representative Baker’s family was also present to show their support for the man of the hour.
John Fisher College currently has 16 head coaches, 1 Athletic Director (AD), and 2 Associate Athletic Directors. The average lifespan for a head coach at Fisher over the last 20 years is about 17.7 years, meaning the turnover rate is very low. The AD has been working for the Cardinals for 30 years this June. When he started, Fisher only had 14 athletic programs, which has expanded quite a bit over the years to meet the demand of the growing amount of student enrollment and popularity of sport. Fisher currently is working on the addition of a Men’s Volleyball team to meet gender equity expectations and their mission to create an environment where student-athletes can cultivate and enhance physical, psychological and social
In fact, data from a 2013 study indicates that the number of teens who volunteer at least once per month has risen from 24 percent in 1991 to 37 percent in 2012 (www.childtrends.org). These voluntary acts include fundraising for charities, community clean-ups, working with kids in sports recreation programs, and donating blood (http://dosomething-a.kamaihd.net/). If teens were truly apathetic about our world, would they volunteer as they have? They are constantly recognizing the need for a positive transformation in our world and are stepping up to be this change they wish to see. Teens desire to make a difference, whether it is large or small, proving that they are concerned with the world around
While being an active member of Key Club since 2014, I have volunteered at various places while completing over 75 volunteering hours. One of the most memorable places as a Key Club volunteer was Christians United Outreach Center (CUOC). People who lack sufficient income to pay for food come and it is our job to provide them with food from the pantry. Volunteering for CUOC allowed me to be open-minded and helped me find my love for helping others. I 've volunteered there approximately from December 20-Jan 6 from 9-3, completing over 12 hours.
Another example of this is of how teen activists raise money or make organizations is Alex Lin. In the “Interview with Alex Lin” He and his team WIN (westerly innovations network) collected 25 thousand or more computers in a month to recycle. Also they set up seven refurbished computer stations around the world so kids could have them. To illustrate, he is not just raising money for collecting computers but he is also raising awareness to e-waste because many people did not know about it but now they do. Those are some great examples of teen activists that speak out.
“She believed she could so she did.” Anonymous. This is my all-time favorite quote and it has significant meaning to me. It has a special meaning to me, because my dad and I run together. During the summer my dad and I would run together every morning and on weekends we would go on our “log run” for the week. We started out running short distances like 2-3 miles a day and on the weekend 4 miles.
Indoor and outdoor track may be similar to some but to me they are as different as soccer and basketball. I have been on the indoor and outdoor track teams at sutton since seventh grade. Being around a varsity sport for so long has allowed me to see the greats pass through the halls of this school and has allowed me to become one as well. During my junior and senior year I became captain of both the indoor and outdoor track teams leading them to many DVC
Veteran Crisis Line. The Veteran Crisis Line is a hotline created for veterans and their friends and family members as an initiative in the prevention of suicides among the veteran population. The Veterans Crisis Line is staffed by suicide and crisis prevention counselors who take calls from veterans, friends of veterans, and concerned family members. This crisis line is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Since its inception in 2007, the Veterans Crisis Line has taken more than 650,000 calls and claims to have saved more than 23,000 lives (McCarl, 2013).