Saturday, April 18, 2015

Global Youth Service Days 2015




It's Time to Serve, Celebrate & Tell the World Your Story  

Global Youth Service Day 2015 is here!  All around the world, youth will spend the weekend making their communities healthier, greener, smarter, fairer, cleaner, and safer. Join in the #GYSD conversation and tell your story!  

Follow us on TwitterTweet @YouthService using #GYSD.  
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View on InstagramTag @YouthService and use #GYSD in your photo caption.
View our photos on flickrTag photos with "GYSD" so they'll show up on GYSD.org.

Looking for an easy way to jump into the #GYSD conversation? Tell us what you #RaiseYourVoice for on GYSD or give a #ServiceShoutout to someone who's helped you or inspired you. Click the images below to download a PDF of the signs that you can print, complete, and hold in a picture for your post.  

RaiseMyVoice.png  ServiceShoutout.png 
Remember to document your project - take lots of photos and videos! Choose the ones that show the creativity, impact, and fun of your project. Post to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, or Flickr using #GYSD. Find tips for taking good pictures and ideas for what information to include to make your story compelling at: www.GYSD.org/share_your_story 

 Global Youth Service Days (GYSD) Service 
Opportunities, sign up at   
Points of Light Foundation t-shirts available by request for Global Youth Service Day volunteers in limited quantities and sizes.

Friday, April 17
Advocating Quality Education for All.  
TAKE THE Students Rebuild Literacy BOOKMARK CHALLENGE
Volunteer at Boys and Girls Club 4:00-6:00 PM.  
Make bookmarks to boost literacy in Peru, Mali and Nepal. 
Natalie, Mallory and Gabrielle with Miss Kruse and Mrs Clay took the bookmark challenge with children at Boys and Girls Club participating in the Students Rebuild Literacy Project.  
The Bezos Family Foundation will provide $1 per bookmark made to purchase books for children in Peru, Mali, and Nepal through http://studentsrebuild.org/find-challenge/literacy-challenge/about-challenge/get-started

Take the Youth-4-Education Pledge at http://nylc.org/youth4education/




Saturday, April 18  

GYSD Fighting Hunger and Housing Inequities 

MLK Day 2015
Volunteer at the Food Bank (15 or under).   Casady Service-Learning raised awareness of Global Youth Service Day, National Volunteer Week and Earth Day Week at the Food Bank 
MLK Day 2015


Casady Service-Learning at Food Bank on Global Youth Service Day

The Oklahoma Standard:  One act of Service, One act of Honor, One Act of Kindness



Make a Difference Day 2014
Volunteer @ Habitat for Humanity (16 or older)  
THE HOUSE located at 806 WEST HILL STREET was assigned to Casady Service-Learning for Global Youth Service.  20 volunteers from OU Medical Center worked on the house on 4/18/2015.  

If you wish to work on this house in subsequent weekends and your are 16 years old or older
THE HABITAT VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR IS RICK LORG 520-3257, rick.lorg@cohfh.org.  
Parental consent form completed required.  Volunteers need to contact Rick to get the form @ Rick.Lorg@cohfh.org, Cell:  520-3257
20 OU Medical Center Volunteers @ Global Youth Service Day
Habitat Home - Some took Celebrate National Volunteer Week T-shirts for their children.
Must be 16 years old to volunteer @ Habitat


CPO Fundraiser for Casady Derby


Derby Organizers

The Downs


Derby Winning Team









SUNDAY APRIL 19:  

Girl Rising Screening at Middle Division Community Room, McClendon Building, 3:30 PM-5:30 pm  Facilitator:  MD Rachel C.'19.  Supervisors:  Mrs. Zedlitz and Mrs. Clay.  

$5 tickets and snacks available for purchase.  Proceeds will educate a girl for a year at Episcopal Bishop McAllister College in Uganda.  Goal: $450.  No reservations.  Tickets sold at the door.