Civics Summative Assignment – Civic Engagement
•You are to select a non-profit or charity from the list provided in
this PPT and one you would like to research or make up your own charity.
•You will be using your webpage development skills for your charitable
organization. Free websites: www.weebly.com and www.wix.com
•The website you will be building should be engaging and informative.
•You are seeking $5000 in funding for your charity.
•Once you have completed your sites please post the link/site into
your One Note Assignment folder.
Preparation for Your Site. Please answer the following questions on your
website in your own creative way.
•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?
List of Charities
•Doctors without Borders
•Halton Family Services
•Right to Play
•Kerr Street Mission
•Halton Food for Thought
•Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Halton
•Lighthouse for Grieving Children
•(Reach Out Centre for Kids)
•Habitat for Humanity
•Halton Multicultural Society
•Oakville Parent-Child Centre
•Community Living Oakville
•Community Youth Programs (Oakville) HIPPY Oakville
•Oakville Literacy Council
•Guide Dogs of Canada or Raising the Roof (Homelessness)
•Or Make up your own charity about something you are passionate about!
•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
•Good luck, have fun and be creative…………