The I.C.A.R.E. That YOU Read Project will enhance & encourage reading skills of Pre-K through 5th grades in local elementary schools. Each month doing the school year, a student in each grade level Pre-K through 5th grade, will be awarded an age-appropriate book from our organization. Students receiving a book, will be honored by having the book presented at the school in a group setting. Each book will have an “I.C.A.R.E. That YOU Read Sticker” inside the front of the book and have an I.C.A.R.E. Bookmark. The first distribution of books will began October.
Raised money to purchase an outdoor bench for residents & family members at Valley View Senior Life
4th & 5th-grade students writing pen pal letters in the classroom as an educational & social tool to connect generations
As a community Project- Collected & distributed hats, socks gloves, and underwear for students in need in the USD #475 School District
Just a few of tons of Pen Pal Letters connecting generations throughout the school year with older adults, elementary, and middle school students.
Coordinated three "Mini Pilots" :
- Second Missionary Bapt. Church
-Boys and Girls Club
-Pacesetters- Special Olympics
In 2012 & 2013 during two cases studies, I.C.A.R.E. was recognized with the “Friends Of Education” Award by the USD 475 Board of Education, and the Kansas Public Education-Friends of Education, for their work with youth in schools and with older adults.
Partnered with the Geary County Historical Society & Museum.
Accepted into the USD 475 School District Curriculum.
Proclamation signed by Mayor declaring September as Intergeneration Month in Geary County
MEAL- ON -WHEELS- SENIOR BUDDIES PROJECTS WITH MILFORD & EISENHOWER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Multi-Generational Playground Fitness Equipment Project “ADULTS OF ALL AGES”
Multi-Generational Playground Fitness Equipment CANOPY COVERING for multi-generational playground fitness equipment. NEED YOUR DONATIONS!
Fort Riley Military Soldiers volunteered community service to seniors in Junction City
I.C.A.R.E. recognized those who volunteered their time through volunteerism, and those who gave monetary donations for the Multi-generational Playground Fitness Equipment at Playground Park, and those who gave monetary donations for our Phase2 Project: THE CANOPY
Guest speaker was Christina Spencer of JC CROSSFIT...
There were 35 in attendance.
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