So, you want to start a project, but need help getting started? Well, you've come to the right place. We've outlined some steps that might give you some ideas of where to start.
- Who do you want to help?
Look around you. There are so many people and organizations that need help, that
sometimes it can be overwhelming. One way to identify an area to start would be
to consider what you're passionate about. Do you love babies? Do you like to work
with animals? Are you tired of looking at trash every time you go to the park?
- How do you want to help?
Here are some questions to help you figure it out:
- Make a plan
Now that you know what you want to do, figure out how to make it happen. Make a timeline and a list of the
things you need to do to get it done. Do you need other volunteers to help you?
If you want to work with a specific organization such as a retirement home or animal
shelter, who do you need to talk to there to set a date and a time? You'll need
an adult to help you whether it's a teacher, your parents or somebody else.
- Be a Ripple Kid! It's time to implement your plan and make a difference in your
- Make sure to submit your project form when you're
all done to tell us about it. Who knows? You may end up being featured on the web