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What Do You Want to be Labeled As?

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What Do You Want To Be Labeled As - Summary

why volunteer? listen to what other kids have to say:
"Adults trusted me. It was a great feeling!"
- California Teenage Volunteer

"It was so much fun helping someone else out."
- Teen Habitat for Humanity Volunteer

join

  • after-school program at your school
  • Boys & Girls Clubs
  • 4-H, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts
  • YMCA or YWCA
  • Camp Fire
  • more resources [need link]

start something new

  • Arrange a challenge match between your team and a police officers' team; give the proceeds to a women's shelter
  • produce a show about drug abuse prevention and have your drama or dance group perform it for younger kids in a Head Start or day care class
  • organize a bicycle rodeo for the kids in your community

check out what other teens are already doing
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