WITH CAMP FIRE IN THE MEMO LINE TO:
SCHOOL TREATS, INC.
* Tax-deductible, 501(c)(3)
Mini-Grant #6: CAMP FIRE USA
2566 St. Mary's Ave.
Omaha, NE 68105
Fire USA serves nearly 20,000 Omaha-area girls AND boys in 17 inner-city
locations. Camp Fire's well-qualified staff provide mentoring and programs
geared toward helping disadvantaged children and teenagers with their academic,
social and emotional development.
School Treats is committed to providing funding for field trips, art supplies,
disposable cameras, gardening supplies, soccer equipment, afternoon snacks, and
the "weekend backpack" program that sends home nutritious food for the neediest
children and teens.
http://campfireomaha.org for more
information, and consider funding a mini-grant today!
After School Treats Mini-Grants:
After School Treats activities:
1. For the Camp Fire
after-school group that meets at Walnut Grove Elementary School in northwest
Council Bluffs, 10 crafts activities, games and science experiments from www.AfterSchoolTreats.com were
provided in February 2009. A call has gone out for an After School Angel to
coordinate future grants and field trips for this group.
2. Another set of 10
activities were to be provided for the Camp Fire group that meets at Camp Fire
headquarters in south downtown Omaha in mid-March.
3. Another set of 10
activities was also bound for a Camp Fire group from a low-income neighborhood
in Council Bluffs, including a mini-field trip in April to go swimming at the
Downtown Omaha YMCA.
A Holiday Experience: After School Treats provided dinner at the Old
Market Spaghetti Works for 10 middle-school aged Camp Fire students and 2
leaders, followed by carriage rides by M&J Carriage Service, www.mjcarriage.com, and ice skating at
the ConAgra rink, topped off by hot chocolate! Students wrote stories and poems
about their dream evening.
FUNDED ($350) in honor of
Omaha area volunteer leader and Camp Fire supporter Dawn Dinsdale, and in
memory of a beautiful and creative Bluebird from Sunset Hills Elementary School
in the 1960s, Sara Barchus.
Fill four backpacks with
nutritious weekend food for $25.
Healthy, nutritious snacks,
including the students' favorite: fresh fruit!
Help build the inventory for
crafts, experiements and supplies. Any amount would be much appreciated!
For more information about
becoming an After School Angel for a Camp Fire group, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org