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Description

This is the first year the East Villagers Non-Profit Community is offering a chance for young service scholars within the local community to express their passion for community service through essay writing and art. Our goal is to promote a spirit of volunteerism among the younger generation around the world. Winners from Northern California will be invited to read their essays at the annual Service Scholar Award Celebration hosted by the Ping & Amy Chao Family Foundation. Students must complete 5 hours of community service and fill out the Service Requirement Form to provide proof. All students enrolled in schools Kindergarten through High School in the United States and Canada are eligible to apply.

Choose one of the following prompts to write an essay:
Prompt 1: Please share a volunteer experience and its impact on your life.
Prompt 2: Why is community service important in your life?
Prompt 3: Share about an experience when someone helped you and how it impacted your life.
Poster Theme: Having Fun Helping Others

Community Service Requirement: All applicants must complete 5 hours of community service and show proof of service to qualify for the contest.

Contest Deadline: Wednesday, May 31, 2010, 5:00pm

High School (1000 - 1500 words)
Middle School (500 - 750 words)
KG - Grade 5 Poster Contest (Maximum Size 16" x 20")

Awards
High School
1st Place $500, 2nd Place $350, 3rd Place $150
Middle School
1st Place $300, 2nd Place $200, 3rd Place $75
KG - 5th Grade
1st Place $100, 2nd Place $75, 3rd Place $50

Submission Instructions
1. Please fill out the Contest Entry Form and Community Service Requirement Form. Click here to download. Contest Entry Form, Service Requirement Form, and Essay should be mailed to 800 High Street, Suite 408, Palo Alto, CA 94301 or faxed to (650) 323-2179.
2. Essay should be posted as a blog entry on www.eastvillagers.org. We encourage you to include photos of your service activities in your blog entry.

Please email eastvillagers@gmail.com or call (650) 924-1104 for more information.

This Contest is Sponsored by the Ping & Amy Chao Family Foundation to Promote a Spirit of Volunteerism Among the Younger Generation

Project Date/Time

1/8/2010 12:32 PM to 5/31/2010 1:32 PM

Host

East Villagers

Location

United States and Canada

Project Type


Focus

Children and Youth, Community Service and Volunteering
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By eastvillagers
Thank you for participating in the East Villagers Service Scholar Essay Contest! We really enjoyed reading every one of your essays and were truly inspired by your enthusiasm and passion for service. Your commitment to serving the community and making the world a better pl...

By jungbae
Jung Bae - Lakes High School, WA     By definition, the goal of all community service is to use one’s skills to do something that benefits someone else. I volunteer time to time at a local elementary school because I’m decent at working with kids, and I help ...

By supark012
Since my former school at the Dresden International School in Germany was a small tight-knit group of about 600 students, we were always in need of volunteers. Having been the class representative for several years, I found myself dedicating a lot of time into volunteering at school fe...

By bucknam
  When I first walked into the room, I thought I had died and entered an art enthusiast’s heaven.   A slight odor of fresh acrylic paint lingered pleasantly in the air. The walls were plastered with bright postcards, creative snapshots, exciting newspaper clippings, and b...

By JulieStrubinger
            My Tutoring Experience by Julie Strubinger             When I was in the eighth grade, I received a letter from the Triangle Center asking me to consider being ...

By ahuang129sis
  Prompt #2: Why is community service important in your life?               When I was in elementary school, I was hardly involved in community service. Perhaps it was because my parents were busy sending me off to ba...

By kgunter
         I serve with soft words and a smile. Running amongst those half my height with little hands pulling me along is when I am truly a leader. I have led multiple clubs, participated in student government, and been co-captain o...

By runner0021
              Eyes glistening with gratitude.   Smiles spreading across eager faces.   Arms extended out towards you.   Words of thanks breaching through the air like the melody of a symphony.   Does t...

By TamaellaYD
Normal.dotm 0 0 1 858 4896 Apperceptive Learning 40 9 6012 12.0 0

By mylife4jesus
  For the past five years, I have volunteered in the AWANA program at my church. AWANA is a youth program for preschoolers up through high schoolers in which the Clubbers complete handbooks filled with sections with memory verses, activities, and challenges. What a grea...
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Organization: Ping & Amy Chao Family Foundation (趙修平夫婦基金會)

112 members

The Ping and Amy Chao Family Foundation was founded in California’s Silicon Valley in 2005 by Ping Chao and his wife Amy Chao. The foundation aims to fund and nurture initiatives improving the health and well-being of children and youth in economically disadvantaged regions throughout the world; p

Organization: East Villagers

116 members

East Villagers is the only online community dedicated to non-profit organizations, their projects, and volunteers' life-changing stories. Anyone can share their life-changing stories and impact people all around the world. East Villagers allows users to share experiences with friends and
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