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Our group made informational posters about chimps to be displayed in the elementary school. We held a school-wide blanket drive and a family-sponsored yard sale with all money raised going to Save the Chimps. We had a booth at the Santa Fe Artist Market, selling kid-crafted bookmarks, cards and baked goods. Nine students and their parents contributed five hours each. From all of these efforts, we were able to donate 85 blankets and $200 to Save the Chimps. Our group partnered with Debra Roseman of Save the Chimps.
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Fourteen of our student-members doing miscellaneous chores over three months raised $39. We sent the money to the National Arbor Day Foundation, which agreed to plant one tree in the areas afflicted by Hurrican Katrina for every dollar sent in. So, our group was instrumental in the planting of 39 trees. Participants contributed 3-4 hours each. Our group partnered with the National Arbor Day Foundation. We raised $39.
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Our group assembled "Beat the Heat" care packages for seniors with items each family had purchased. We delived the care packaged to the Via Linda Senior Center, where social workers bring them to seniors living alone. This is the second time we have participated in "Beat the Heat," and we increased the number of packages from six to 20. Thirty children and 10 adults contributed two hours each.
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To protect habitats and wildlife.
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Our group organized a plastic-recycling competition. Kindergarden- through 12th-graders competed in the competition. The grade that collected the most plastic by the week's end won a "jeans day." Representatives from Reciplast.org came and gave a speech on recycling and reusing, and has agreed to collect the school's recycling. Three hundred thirty individuals participated for five hours.
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Our group researched Dr. Jane's life and work. We did research on endangered animals of the Arizona region and organizations that work to protect them. Liberty Wildlife came to speak to our group about different endangered birds and conservation methods. Five participants contributed more than 20 hours
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Our group collected adhesive bandages for the children in the Danbury Hospital's pediatric ward. We used grant money and fundraising money to buy materials to make stuffed bears. Our group partnered with Build-A-Bear to make 70 teddy bears and gave them to the children at the hospital. Seven students and three adults participated.
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We wish to earn funds through a read-a-thon to donate to people in need.
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Group members and teachers donated baked goods. Group members set up a table in the school cafeteria at lunch time and sold 240 items to raise $120 for the Tchimpounga Youth Campaign.
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Our group participated in the Earth Day Festival at Koreshan State Park by setting up a booth and educating the public about ways to care for their bodies, homes, pets and gardens with completely natural products. We gathered recipes from their homes and looked up others in books and on the Internet. We produced samples from homemade supplies and took turns sitting at the booth and educating festival patrons about the production and use of homemade cleaning products. Twenty-six participants contributed two hours each. We also handed out a brochure about the dangers - to our health and that of the environment - of mainstream cleaning, pet care, body care and gardening products. Our group also visited other festival vendors and camped at the state park together that weekend.

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