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"Kids Helping Kids"Project Week, March 4 - 8, 2013
The Maine Facts:According to the Children Defense Fund          Did you know . . . ?
227,294 children live in Maine.A child is abused or neglected every 3 hours.
47,727 children are considered poor.16,921 children live in extreme poverty.
26,445 adults and children receive cash assistance from     Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).$485 is the max...
5,000 households in                       Cumberland County                       alone depend on food                    ...
82% of food pantries have had to make some type of cutback,either giving less food or even turning people away.           ...
Working for Preble Street Resource Center could help.
Making special deliveries could be enlightening.
Beyond Portland there was a farm in Fairfield, Maine.During the late 1800s it became Good Will-Hinckley,  a place with a mi...
How then did this"home to youth facingcomplex academic,social, behavioral,and emotionalchallenges" transitioninto the Main...
How can this beautiful, historic homestead      continue to open its doors?
How can they carry on traditions like      The Festival of Trees?
How can people work with and learn from one another to  make their experiences that much more rewarding,        even on a ...
Ask yourself, "Do you like the ocean?"
"Do you like helping others?"
"Do you like the idea of getting your hands dirty and your back sweaty to plant a seed that could make the world greener?"
If so, consider joiningMr. Redman and Mr. Tobin for "Kids Helping Kids,"  an NHS Projects Period   opportunity in March   ...
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  1. 1. "Kids Helping Kids"Project Week, March 4 - 8, 2013
  2. 2. The Maine Facts:According to the Children Defense Fund Did you know . . . ?
  3. 3. 227,294 children live in Maine.A child is abused or neglected every 3 hours.
  4. 4. 47,727 children are considered poor.16,921 children live in extreme poverty.
  5. 5. 26,445 adults and children receive cash assistance from Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).$485 is the maximum monthly TANF cash assistance for a family of three.
  6. 6. 5,000 households in Cumberland County alone depend on food pantries every month.21% of food pantriesreport that theirnumbers have morethan doubled.
  7. 7. 82% of food pantries have had to make some type of cutback,either giving less food or even turning people away. These are dire circumstances.
  8. 8. Working for Preble Street Resource Center could help.
  9. 9. Making special deliveries could be enlightening.
  10. 10. Beyond Portland there was a farm in Fairfield, Maine.During the late 1800s it became Good Will-Hinckley, a place with a mission "to provide a home and helping hand for young people and families"?
  11. 11. How then did this"home to youth facingcomplex academic,social, behavioral,and emotionalchallenges" transitioninto the MaineAcademy of NaturalSciences, the firstcharter school in thestates history?
  12. 12. How can this beautiful, historic homestead continue to open its doors?
  13. 13. How can they carry on traditions like The Festival of Trees?
  14. 14. How can people work with and learn from one another to make their experiences that much more rewarding, even on a farm in the middle of Maine?
  15. 15. Ask yourself, "Do you like the ocean?"
  16. 16. "Do you like helping others?"
  17. 17. "Do you like the idea of getting your hands dirty and your back sweaty to plant a seed that could make the world greener?"
  18. 18. If so, consider joiningMr. Redman and Mr. Tobin for "Kids Helping Kids," an NHS Projects Period opportunity in March 2013!

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