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ECCF Youth Philanthropy Initiative

The SSS PTO is excited to announce a collaboration with the Essex County Community Foundation's NextGen Committee!!

Please consider joining the Summer Street School PTO in supporting an initiative by the NextGen Committee of the Essex County Community Foundation to help children in Essex County learn about how to be philanthropic!

How do we do this?

  • Giving them a chance to have meaningful, fun, COVID-safe community service experiences with organizations in Essex County

  • Donating a small sum of money (funded by ECCF) to local nonprofits to support work in the community

  • Connecting local families and kids with GREAT work in our own community

WHO: Kids from Summer Street School

WHEN: April 2-10, 2022


  1. Click the link below to pick from a menu of local volunteer opportunities (animal, environmental, and family services).

  2. Watch a short video about what it means to be a changemaker. Volunteer!

  3. Donate to the nonprofit using the funds that ECCF provides to you

  4. Tell us about your experience

Sign up by this Saturday 3/26, and on Sunday 3/27, you will receive a follow-up email with the video to learn about Philanthropy, direct contact for their site, and any other needed details.

Learn more about specific opportunities and sign up using the link below! (Please sign up by this Saturday, 3/26)


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