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Vision:  Raise awareness of healthy living, female empowerment, and global health issues among children through physical activity.

Community Need:  The CEE team identified that Hazelwood YMCA lacked age-appropriate sporting equipment for their facilities and children generally were not aware of healthy living practices. Therefore, the team organized a gently-used sporting equipment drive in order to empower underprivileged young women through sports in the Greater Pittsburgh community.

Impact:  The CEE team presented the donations to Hazelwood YMCA where they organized a day of interactive sporting activities for local children.

Additional Information:
 
Sample Documents

Water Bottle Design | Flyer | Marketing Speech | Marketing Letter | Donation List | Formal Email | Donation Ceremony Outline

Skill Building Resources

Teamwork | Planning Meetings | Effective Communication | Conflict Resolution | Follwership | Identifying an Issue | Developing a Vision Statement | Conducting a Resource Analysis 

Other Fair Ideas

Angela Taurino (2009, Arcadia) drew on her experience in Costa Rica to create "College Bound 101," a program for studnets in Philadelphia who faced limited options in pursuing a college degree.

 

Team Members (left to right):

Charisse Skinner (Duquesne, Costa Rica, Education)

Brie Latimore (Pitt Oakland, Costa Rica, Children, Youth, and Families)

Courtney Jones (Pitt Oakland, South Africa, Education)

Laura Buccigrossi (Pitt Oakland, South Africa, Children, Youth, and Families)

Kristin Lee (Pitt Oakland, Dominican Republic, Children, Youth, and Families)

 

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