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Civics Summative Assignment
Informed Citizenship
• You are to select a non-profit or charity from the list provided in thi...
Preparation for Your Site
Please answer the following questions on your Facebook site
• What is your charitable organizati...
List of Charities
• Doctors without Borders Orbis
• Oxfam Amnesty International;
• Christian Aid International Rescue Comm...
Final Stage
• After selecting your charity write a comprehensive report (maximum
250 words) on why your charity should rec...
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Civics summative 2015

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This is the final activity for the Online Civics course prior to the exam.

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Civics summative 2015

  1. 1. Civics Summative Assignment Informed Citizenship • You are to select a non-profit or charity from the list provided in this PPT and one you would like to research. • You will be using your Facebook skills for your charitable organization. • The Facebook page you will be building should be engaging and informative. • Your are seeking $5000 in funding for your charity. • Once you have completed your sites please post the link/site into your One Note folder.
  2. 2. Preparation for Your Site Please answer the following questions on your Facebook site • What is your charitable organization? • What is the social issue related to your organization? • Where does the organization provide its service? • What year was your organization founded? • Who founded and/or currently heads the organization? • List four specific ways the organization assists people. • What is their contact information: mailing address, telephone email and website URL?
  3. 3. List of Charities • Doctors without Borders Orbis • Oxfam Amnesty International; • Christian Aid International Rescue Committee • Halton Family Services Grace House • Right to Play Kerr Street Mission • Transparency International Halton Food for Thought • Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Halton Lighthouse for Grieving Children • Earth First ROCK (Reach Out Centre for Kids) • Habitat for Humanity Elizabeth Fry Society • Grace House Halton Multicultural Society • Free the Children Oakville Parent-Child Centre • David Suzuki Foundation Community Living Oakville • Community Youth Programs (Oakville) HIPPY Oakville • Oakville Literacy Council Greenpeace • Guide Dogs of Canada Raising the Roof (Homelessness) • Or Make up your won charity about something you are passionate about!
  4. 4. Final Stage • After selecting your charity write a comprehensive report (maximum 250 words) on why your charity should receive the $5000 funding for the programs it offers. • You may contact your organization and ask them what they would do with the $5000. • The report should focus on supporting the programs the organization already offers or new programs that the $5000 would allow them to offer. • Good luck, have fun and be creative…………

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