Jobs for Maine graduates shows students just how important giving back to your local community really is by doing Community Service As JMG teaches young students that giving back comes with many rewards.
2016 Newsletter that JMG sent out is filled with inspiring words. As JMG changes the way students think of school and pushes them to continue on in bettering themselves.
Washington Academy JMG closes the year with a lot to look back on. The students close out the year happy with the grant decisions they have made.
Sanford Middle School students pay it forward to help a local family.
The five-year milestone in the JOY program provided an opportunity for South Portland’s Mahoney Middle School Specialist, Jeff Kozaka, to review and align the philanthropy curriculum with other technology skills and goals being taught. “I decided to upgrade the JOY … Continue reading
It didn’t take long for the students of Warsaw Middle School to understand that the more time they spent doing dishes at The Welcome Table in Pittsfield, the less time there was for socializing with the diners at the soup … Continue reading
With tiaras on their heads and wands in hand, the volunteer Fairy Godmothers of the Dream Factory made a compelling case to the assembled JMG classes of South Portland High School and Memorial and Mahoney Middle Schools about why they … Continue reading
Dozer is a special dog that tours for the Houlton Humane Society. Given up by a family who could no longer afford his veterinary care, Dozer, who was twice hit by cars and survived gangrene, now visits schools and clubs … Continue reading
Twelve nonprofits. Six grants. 150 JMG students with the voting power to determine which of the dozen nonprofits would receive a Jumpstart Our Youth grant of $1000. Let the pitching begin! As they have for the past two years, the … Continue reading
Students with experience in Jumpstart Our Youth feel empowered to find solutions to everyday needs, even outside the structured annual grant process. At Spruce Mountain High School, JMG Specialist Barbara Jewett notes that students who have had more experience with … Continue reading