|Helenans help out on Spirit of Service Day|
Barnekoff’s was just one of 58 households that benefited from painting,
weeding and scrubbing during the 13th annual Spirit of Service day.
That’s about 20 more than last year. This year more than 420 volunteers
donated their days to help their neighbors.
|70 Students Awarded Youth Serve Montana Scholarships|
The Governor’s Office of Community Service announced today that
70 Montana high school senior students from 62 schools are receiving a
$1,000 Youth Serve Montana Scholarship.
|Global Youth Service Day|
Youth across Montana will serve their communities this weekend as part
of Global Youth Service Day, the largest and longest-running service
event in the world, and the only major service event dedicated to youth.
|Land Trust Census shows progress in Montana|
Land trusts in Montana drew upon the work of 579 active volunteers (an increase of 37 percent since 2005) and the contributions of 5,283 members and financial supporters.
|Youngster Philanthropy—An Early Lesson in Infectious Generosity|
In October, Carderock Springs Elementary School became an inspiration to
the rest of us by involving the children from Kindergarten through
fifth grade in acts of philanthropy.
|Fundraising campaign halfway to goal despite economy|
Weeks into their fundraising campaign, the Lewis and Clark County-area United Way is halfway to its goal of raising $760,000 for its 36 local partner organizations that help out people in the community.
|Polson one of 10 finalists for $100,000 grant|
So the Greater Polson Community Foundation
gathered representatives from the business community, schools, local
Indian tribes and city government, among others, for a steering
committee called "Envision Polson!"
|Harvest Moon banquet bountiful for land trust|
The banquet and the trip to Isabela Island was just one of many auction
items that raised $90,000 for PPLT to be used for operations and to help
with land programs to acquire parcels of open space
|NAMIWalk tops fundraising goal|
Organizers of Sunday’s NAMIWalk exceeded their goal by earning an
additional $15,000 for a total of $140,000. A Bozeman couple also
matched the goal of $125,000 with their own gift of that amount.
|‘Laid-back version of evangelism’|
Tenth-graders with the Kingsland Baptist Church of Katy, Texas, are in Helena as part of a mission trip to the Capital City, helping with places
like Montana Youth Homes, Florence Crittenton and Farm in the Dell.