Curriculum Resources

Service-Learning : Health Related Organizations

American Breast Cancer Foundation

Donations help support patient services. Fundraiser resources are available from the Foundation online or through the mail. 1220 B East Joppa Rd., Suite 332, Baltimore, MD 21286. 410-825-9388. www.abcf.org.

Autism Speaks

Organize activities including a school-wide awareness and fundraising group, or autism ambassador program at school. 1 East 33rd Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016. 212-252-8584. www.autismspeaks.org.

Building Healthy Communities

An after-school initiative to empower students in grades K-8 to make a difference in their communities by learning about and acting to address issues related to developing lifelong healthy habits. 1400 Broadway, 16th Fl., New York, NY 10018. 646-943-8700. www.tascorp.org/section/what_we_do/program_support/community/service/bhc.

Change Childhood Cancer-Alex's Lemonade Stand

Students at various grade levels are exposed to meaningful literature, money concepts and fundraising for childhood cancers as they embark to "Fill Their Cup" with coins. 333. E. Lancaster Ave., #414, Wynnewood, PA 19096. 610-649-3034. www.alexslemonade.org.

CureSearch

The program “Kids Helping Kids” provides opportunities for children to help other children diagnosed with cancer by fundraising and making financial contributions. 4600 East West Highway, Suite 600, Bethesda, MD 20814. 800-458-6223. www.curesearch.org.

Ronald McDonald House Charities

Collect pop tabs to raise funds and donate non-perishable food items and new toys for children and their families in need. Contact your local House for details about the different collection drives. One Kroc Dr., Oak Brook, IL 60523. www.rmhc.org.

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Organize a fundraiser or implement the Hospital Math-A-Thon® that improves math skills while fundraising for cancer and life-threatening disease research. 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105. 800-822-6344. www.stjude.org.

The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation

Start your own local chapter or organize a fundraiser in your school to help find a cure for spinal chord injuries. 636 Morris Turnpike, Ste. 3A, Short Hills, NJ 07078. 800-225-0292. www.christopherreeve.org.

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

The Students Give Back (SGB) program provides how-to-guides for school fundraisers including Pennies for Parkinson’s and Pancakes for Parkinson’s. Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY 10163. 800-708-7644. www.michaeljfox.org.