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Ready to Begin With Basics?

Start a Welcome Home Club at your High School

DURATION

More than 4 hours

WHERE

In your high school.

WHEN

Through the school year (September - June)

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

You will need an Advisor.

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

We rely on help from groups, individuals, young and less young to help bring items and awareness to fulfill basic needs of households.

DESCRIPTION

Find friends and other students at your high school who care about providing basic needs to families-in-need. Recruit members to help run fundraisers and neighborhood collections. This is a great way to get young volunteers involved with Welcome Home while gaining community service hours and leadership skills.


ITEMS NEEDED

A school group and Advisor.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS


NEXT STEPS

Either start up your own club.  You can consult with teens who have already created a club at Needham High School.  


WEBSITE


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  1. Jack and Jason Stein, Juniors at Needham High School, have started a club to help support, collect for and promote Welcome Home. The Steins are open to helping share their model with other teens. Please feel free to reach out to Jason Stein at jts221@students.needham.k12.ma.us.
  2. Work with your high school to secure an Advisor to your club.
  3. Create a social media page; share in High School Newsletter; post flyers at the school.
  4. Notify us at Welcome Home that you have created a club and work to collect our most-needed items, but all items are welcome and needed!
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