[Vabs] UnitedHealth Heroes Service-learning Grants
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Fri Dec 26 00:31:45 UTC 2008
To all eligible state divisions:
This grant may be of interest to you. If you live in the listed states and
have considered engaging a community service project to put your members to
work, this may be a worthwhile opportunity. Our office will be announcing
another grant opportunity of potential interest to you in January. To learn
UnitedHealth Heroes Service-Learning Grants: Asking young people to take
the lead in solving the most critical health problem facing their
(Applicants from selected states in the USA)
Youth Service America and UnitedHealthcare are excited to offer the
UnitedHealth HEROES service-learning grants, a Global Youth Service Grant
(GYSG). More than 200 awards are available for youth-led community
education projects. These grants of up to $1,000 support teachers,
community-based and school-based service-learning coordinators, and students
in the health professions to implement service-learning projects around
childhood obesity. The selected projects will engage children and youth
ages 5 to 25 in youth-led solutions. We encourage 'Semester of Service'
length projects that launch in February, and use Global Youth Service Day
(April 24-26, 2009) to bring visibility to their projects.
Grants will support projects in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado,
Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South
Carolina, and Tennessee, and in the following specific areas:
Florida-selected counties, Illinois-Chicagoland and Peoria; and New
York-Long Island, New York City, and Syracuse.
Deadline: January 15, 2009. For application materials, visit
&url=http://tinyurl.com/UHHeroesGrant> . Questions? E-mail:
healthheroes at ysa.org
YSA improves communities by increasing the number and the diversity of young
people, ages 5-25, serving in substantive roles.
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