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SCHOOL TREATS, INC.
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Mini-Grant #8: Good News Clubs,
Child Evangelism Fellowship
Good News after-school club
any donation would be much appreciated
public schools benefit greatly from community-based organizations such as Child
Evangelism Fellowship. This Christian organization is active in over 3,500
schools nationwide. It offers a character-building and fun-based after-school
club, the Good News Club.
Omaha, director Jackie Weiss has been working for five years as the sole
employee. She is calling for people to share their time, talent and treasure
for this worthy cause. She has recruited a board of directors and more than 50
volunteers who are serving hundreds of children in 15 area elementary schools.
Demand for the after-school clubs is growing fast!
once-a-week clubs meet for about an hour and 15 minutes, led by a volunteer
session includes a healthy snack, songs, a Bible lesson, a memory verse
activity, and games. It serves as a sort of informal Sunday School activity,
mostly for unchurched children and youth. Many volunteers are teenagers who
gain wonderful experience and leadership development skills through the
one-time donation of $25 will pay for one weekly session of one club. Larger
donations are desired, but even a dollar or two would be much appreciated.
group also asks for Omahans to pray for their organization and consider
volunteering. Even a brief, one-time donation of an hour helping with a club
would be a boost. There is solid training available for long-term volunteers,
from teenagers on up. Leaders work in teams and the curriculum is easy to
more information, see the local website with a map of the school locations at www.cefofomaha.org.
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Evangelism Fellowship of Omaha."
If you would like to underwrite one or more weeks of
a Good News Club, or become a volunteer, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org