No one is born being a citizen. You have to be taught what it means. Sonia Sotomayor
Do you want to know who you are?
Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.

Thomas Jefferson

Past Projects

  • Dolores Huerta, co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association (later the United Farm Workers) demonstrates with students from many schools rallying in Albany, NY, in support of farmworkers’ rights and protections. The event was sponsored in part by NYSUT and the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights.


Adopt-a-Minefield ($1,000)*
China Orphans Fund ($100)
Duk Lost Boys Payal Clinic, South Sudan ($1,000)
Heifer International, Eastern Carpathia, Poland  ($555)
Kapuki Elementary School, Juba, South Sudan ($12,050)
Maasai Good Salvage, Kenya, Africa ($5,550)
Mizero Children of Rwanda ($3,000)
Ogoni Village School, Nigeria ($925 + 500 lbs school supplies)
Pedro Leo Parroquin de San Jose
Death Train for Child Migrants of Mexico ($500)
Seva Foundation, Gifts of Sight ($250)
Trees for Tanzania Micro-Economic Project ($800)
UN – Rotary Global Run for Water Consortium, Uganda ($10,000)
UNICEF ($2,580)
UNICEF Voices of Youth Videos Website
UNIFAT Child Soldiers’ School, Gulu, Uganda ($1,300)
Woman’s Community Project, Ecuador ($280)

*Money raised or supplies collected for each project.


Adult Retardation Center of Monroe County ($300)*
ALS Association, NY Chapter ($100)
Amer. Red Cross, Seneca County (blankets, 25 hand-made childrens’ quilts)
Beverly Animal Shelter, Seneca Falls, NY ($2500 plus 260 lbs. supplies)
Catholic Charities of Syracuse Refugees Fund ($800 + toys, clothes)
Cayuga Lake Watershed Essay Contest
Ecumenical Food Pantry, Ovid, NY ($5,500 + 10,000 lbs. food)
Emanuel Episcopal Church Refugee Fund, Quakertown, PA ($300)
Farmworkers Rally for Equal Rights, Albany, NY
First Responders of Interlaken, Ovid and Lodi, NY ($1500)
Habitat for Humanity, Seneca County ($10,570)
Hillside Children’s Center, Romulus, NY (recreation supplies)
Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge (clean-up project)
MYX Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (hand-made poetry AIDS quilt)
Ovid Three-Bears Flag Day Celebration (student presentations)
Ovid Fire Victims’ Fund ($400)
Red Book Shelf of Seneca Falls, NY (925 lbs. of books)
Roxey Ballet, Multicultural ballet company, Lambertville, NJ ($2590)
Rural Migrant Ministries, Lyons, NY ($300, personal care items)
Safe Harbors of the Finger Lakes, Inc., Ontario, NY ($350 + 500 lbs. food)
Seneca County Backpack Program ($1,500 + food supplies for children)
SOFT Support Organization for Trisomy, Rochester, NY ($200)
Toys for Tots, Seneca Falls (annual contribution of toys, clothing, food)
Veterans Admin. Medical Center, Canandaigua, NY (clothing, personal items)
Youth Essay Award, Veterans of Foreign Wars

*Money raised or supplies collected for each project.