Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58or a local nonprofit organization that helps children who are sick. Find out whether there are opportunities for children to volunteer. Using this information, write an article for your school newspaper highlighting volunteer opportunities and how they will help other children. 8. Read the story about Judy Gelinas’s work in improving oral health in underserved communi- ties. Ms. Gelinas and her team provide dental healthcare to over 3,000 children a year. They do this with the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile, which allows them to reach neighborhoods all over North Philadelphia. Some of the children who see Ms. Gelinas’s team have not visited a dentist in a long time and have developed severe problems. With help from your school Ms. Hudson and her organization provide for these families. With your family or teacher, write a list of ways you make a difference in other peoples’ lives. Find out how you and your friends can help others in your community, such as by collecting items for a local homeless shelter, and ask a trusted adult to help you organize this effort. 6. The Share Food Program helps provide healthy food for over 600,000 Philadelphians each month, including 240,000 children. Executive Director Steveanna Wynn explains that some families cannot afford to eat every day. Her program gives them a way to purchase healthy food at a low cost. Research a local food organization or food bank in your community and find out what opportunities are available to children who want to make a positive change or contribution. 7. Middle-schooler Peter Zucca created The Peter Powerhouse Foundation to help improve the lives of children with cancer. Read Peter’s story about overcoming adversity. How does he use his experiences to help other children battling cancer? Share Peter’s story with a family member or teacher and ask them for help contacting your local hospital’s volunteer office 41 Illustration by Jocelin Lai, East Norriton Bulldog Bulletin