Help youth succeed through education on Global Youth Service Day 2012

Did you know that every 26 seconds in the United States, a student drops out of school?Around the world, 75 million youth don’t have access to education. You can help youth succeed through education on Global Youth Service Day (April 20-22, 2012).

About Global Youth Service Day

On April 20-22, 2012, millions of children, teens, and young adults, ages 5-25, and their

adult allies and champions in over 100 countries on 6 continents will change the world, addressing critical issues including health, education, environment, hunger, poverty, disaster preparedness and response, and human rights.

Be a part of the largest, and

Leading by example, Back to Basics’ Director Beverly Stewart volunteers time to improve local community

Being a positive influence in the community is important to Back to Basics Learning Dynamics’ Director Beverly Stewart, and a core value that she tries to impart to all Back to Basics’ tutoring and private school students. So this weekend, she stepped up to the plate to lead by example. Beverly was among the millions of volunteers nationwide to do her part to improve her local community on National Make a Difference Day, October 22.

A Board Member for the literacy organization Success Won’t Wait, Beverly spent the day volunteering at Success Won’t Wait’s Miracle of Reading Education (MORE) Used …

Nominations are still open in Delaware for Bank of America Charitable Foundation’s Neighborhood Excellence Initiative

Applications and nominations are still open in Delaware for Bank of America Charitable Foundation’s Neighborhood Excellence Initiative (NEI), the bank’s signature philanthropic program.  Apply by the application deadline of June 1, 2011!  Two program components are open at this time:

Neighborhood Builders™ – Two local nonprofit organizations are awarded for their commitment to improving and revitalizing their communities. Each receives $200,000 to use according to the organization’s greatest needs. In addition, the leaders of these organizations participate in an innovative leadership training program provided by the bank.

Local Heroes™ – Five individuals who have shown outstanding dedication to …

Delaware seniors: Need an extra $35,000 for college tuition? We (Heart) Action Scholarship deadline is April 26th!

Who couldn’t use a little extra cash for tuition? If you are active in your community, then this one’s for you!

The DoSomething.org and AT&T are teaming up to offer $35,000 in college scholarships to students committed to rethinking what’s possible and making a difference!

Want to get in on the action? Apply online by April 26 and tell why the community action that you do is awesome!

More information HERE

For 25 years, Back to Basics in Wilmington, Delaware has been recognized as the area’s undisputed leader in one-on-one tutoring. In addition, the firm offers a unique Delaware

How to earn a Delaware High School Volunteer Credit

Did you know that since 1998, students in grades 9-12 can earn one elective credit towards graduation upon completing 90 hours of community service during two semesters? The semesters do not have to be consecutive, but the hours must be performed outside the student’s regularly scheduled school day.

Hours also must be performed at a non-profit agency in Delaware and the service must be approved by the State Office of Volunteerism.

To keep track of Student Service Hours a Delaware Volunteer Credit Forms can be downloaded by going to Delaware Volunteer Credit Verification Form (Text only version).

For …