How To Help Poor Children For Their Educations

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1.Tutor underprivileged students. Education is one of the best predictors of success in children. You can help struggling students succeed in school by donating your time as a tutor. You might tutor children in reading, math, science, history, or English as a Second Language.[1]
    -->You can contact your local school board or schools themselves to see if they have an after-school program to tutor children.
    -->Some people choose to go abroad to teach impoverished children who might not have access to good schools.

2.Hold a clothes and books drive. Many children do not have basic necessities. New clothes, books, and toys can make a big difference in their life. Working with a group of people, collect lightly used or new supplies for children. Identify a local charity, such as the Salvation Army, that would be willing to distribute these for you. Some things you can collect include:
    -->School supplies
    -->Gifts for the holidays
    -->New shoes
    -->Coats, sweaters, and other cold weather clothing
    -->Musical instruments

3.Sponsor an impoverished child. There are around 400 million children worldwide living in extreme poverty.[2] For a small monthly donation, you can help one child pay for food, school, medicine, and clothes. There are many charities that offer to help you sponsor a child, both at home and abroad. Some reputable ones include:
    -->Children International
    -->World Vision
    -->Save the Children

4.Contact local charities. Some charities might need volunteers to help organize inventory, supervise events, and distribute aid. Call your local branch of a child welfare charity to see what they need. Ask them how you can best volunteer your time.
    -->If you are a professional with particular skills, you might be able to offer your services free of charge to help reduce administrative costs for the charity. This allows the charity to devote their resources to helping children. Services you might be able to offer include accounting, contracting work, and legal aid.
    -->If your charity is holding a fundraiser or event, you can offer to help out. You might be asked to help sell tickets, run a booth, or clean up           afterwards.

5.Decide what type of aid you want to give. Money can go a long way in helping a charity reach out to poor children, but you should think about where you want your money to go to. Many charities allow you the option to choose how to spend the money. You can decide to send your money towards:
    -->School tuition and fees
    -->Medical care
    -->Books and toys
    -->Clean water
    -->Supporting an orphanage

6.Choose a respected children's cause to support. There are many different children’s charities. Some are focused towards a specific cause, such as education or healthcare. Others are for the general welfare of children. Before you donate money to a charity, research the charity to make sure that they provide the majority of their funds to their cause. Check Charity Navigator to see if they have at least a three star rating.[6] Some reputable charities include:
    -->Children in Need
    -->St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital
    -->Children’s Miracle Network
    -->Youth Law Center
    -->Reach Out and Read

7.Publicize your cause. While you can give out of your own pocket, you might also want to encourage other people to donate as well. Advertise your charity of choice to friends and family. Encourage others to chip in so that your money can have a larger impact. You might consider publicizing your cause through:
    -->Social media such as Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram
    -->Video appeals
    -->Your personal website

8.Sell goods. One great way to raise money for children is to sell something and give the proceeds to charity. You can set up a stall in front of your house, at a school, or during a farmer's market. Advertise your sale as a charity benefit. You may find that strangers are willing to buy things just to help out a good cause. Some different types of sales include:
    -->Yard sale
    -->Hand-crafted goods such as bracelets or scarves
    -->Bake sale
    -->Lemonade stand

9.Crowdfund donations. Crowdfunding platforms allow you to set up a special page to raise money for a nonprofit of your choice. These webpages can attract many small donations from a large pool of people. There are many crowdfunding websites that specialize in fundraising for charities. You might consider using:

10.Become a mentor. There are several organizations that help needy children connect with stable adults who can guide them through school and life. These programs offer at-risk youth a vital support system. Kids who have a mentor are more likely to graduate high school and less likely to abuse drugs or alcohol.[17] Some mentoring programs include:
    -->Big Brothers Big Sisters of America[18]
    -->Children’s Aid Society[19]
    -->Stand Up For Kids[20]
    -->Your local department of child services may also have a mentoring program.