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Service Opportunities – November 2020

By November 4, 2020November 18th, 2020No Comments

Donate Masks for our Students

We are in need of cloth masks for students that can be washed and used over and over again. We would really appreciate your donations. They can be dropped off at the Iron County School District Office, 2077 W. Royal Hunte Drive, Cedar City.

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Buy a Gift to donate to local families and individuals

Make Christmas happy for local citizens by taking an ANGEL ORNAMENT from an “Angel Tree” (they can be found at many local businesses/organizations in town).

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Make Fidget Quilts for Preschoolers

We currently have 60 kits, plus instructions, for anyone who would like to make some of these 24″ square fidget quilts for students in our ICSD preschools. Contact Karen Johnson, karen.johnson@ironmail.org, if you are interested. You can pick up kits at the District Office, 2077 West Royal Hunte Drive. Or if you have your own fabric and notions to use, just come by and pick up some instructions. Thank you!

Fidget quilts

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Donate for Local Holiday Needs through Canyon Creek Services

It’s the season when many in our community are looking for opportunities to serve, to give, and to make a difference. Here are some ways you can make a difference in our community: 
Food Drive: Collect and donate non-perishable foods for CCS Emergency Shelter
Holiday Meals: Provide the fixings for Thanksgiving or Christmas meal for the staying at the Emergency Shelter. Turkeys & Hams, Potatoes (Russet & Sweet),Stuffing, Gravy, & Cranberry Sauce, Rolls & Butter, Pies & Whipped Cream
Sponsor a Family/Individual: Sponsor a family or individual in our services for Christmas
Support our Holiday Store: Provide gifts to those coming into our services and have had to leave everything behind. These mom’s will get to come through our holiday store and pick out some gifts that they can give to their families so that they can have a holiday. Check out possible gift ideas
Make a financial donation: Make a Holiday Donation Now
Wishing you and your family a happy & safe holiday season!

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Tell Stories of Service through video

The Utah Education Network has partnered with Next Vista for Learning in supporting their Service Via Video contest. K-12 students are invited to inspire others by telling stories of service using digital video.

These videos are designed to inspire young people to experience the joy and meaning that come from helping others. In these videos, you may describe a project your class or club has done, or an organization doing noble work in your community, or the efforts of a single volunteer.

Details about the Service Via Video contest, including contest rules, student supports, and the entry form can be found on the Next Vista for Learning website.

Also, consider a ServiceViaVideo contest in your school.

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