EVENT DATE: Jun 13, 2011
HOURS PLEDGED: 100
Change for Teens Foundation is an oganization founded by a 14 year old teen to provide n avenue to contribute to bettering the lives of others locally and globally. We are comprised a multicultural, multiracial group of teens from four high schools in the Inland Empire and Los Angeles. We are all high academic achievers who love to spend our time making a difference in our world.
Locally, we host donation drives for trnsitonal mes and battered women's shelters.
Internationally, we are on a campaign to educate the 'girl chlild' in the post war country of Sierra Leone West Africa, We believe that knowledge is power and that we have the opportunity to change the destiny of young people who are much like us, but need a hand up.
It takes the equivalent of $150.00 for an entire year to send a secondary school girl to school. This covers tuition, uniform, and books. Our goal is to support 10 girls for the duration of their five years of high school. Why the girl child? Simple, they are the most vulnerable to drop out for financial, domestic, and child labor reasons. Please help us make a diffrence in the lives of our peers across the world. Read our story at www.ChangeForTeens.org