March 2021 | This lesson explores fostering an attitude of giving that is year-round, not just in the cold and holiday seasons. The lesson also discusses the snowball effect of giving and encourages regular habits of volunteering and giving.
February 2021 | In this lesson, we introduce the concept of Martin Luther King's vision of The Beloved Community with the goal of helping lay the foundation for understanding how to live in a diverse community and contribute to making a community safe for all people.
January 2021 | The goal of this lesson is to introduce the concept of neighborliness and unique ways to help others in their community. It is important for this age group to learn about neighborliness as they begin learning to engage in their community and in the service of others.
December 2020 | The goal of this lesson is to introduce the story of Room In The Inn through the story of the Nativity. Additional activities include a variety of ways to Love Your Neighbor. There is also an activity for families to Celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas by making a Welcome Home Basket for someone who is moving from homelessness to their new home.
November 2020 | Let’s start at the beginning with a seemingly simple question: “What is homelessness?” In this lesson, we discover that the answers are varied and complex. We also explore how each of us can relate to our neighbors’ stories and how we can help others in respectful and truly impactful ways.