Pitching for Perfection

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

Messalonskee, Winslow and Waterville Youth Give to Non-Profits

Messalonskee, Winslow and Waterville schools give $7,000.00 to non-profits in the communities around them. JMG students worked together to give the grants to each non-profit. http://www.centralmaine.com/2013/04/05/nonprofits-accept-_7000-in-grants-from-central-maine-jmg-students7-organizations-receive-grants-from-area-youth_2013-04-04/

Group Think

  Use 10 minutes to earn $1000 from a discerning group of 200 middle and high schoolstudents.On March 5th 2013, seven area nonprofits lined up to pitch their organizations to JMG and Project Reach students from Messalonskee, Waterville and Winslow. … Continue reading

Messalonskee High School Hands Off the Power of a Wish

“Share the Power of a Wish” is the slogan that captures the mission of Maine’s Make-A-Wish Foundation, a statewide nonprofit organization that grants big wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions. “Sharing” was also critical to the JMG participants at … Continue reading

The Giving Power of Collaboration

The five JMG programs at Messalonskee High School, Waterville High School, Winslow High School and Winslow Junior High School pooled their grant funds and brain power to take the JOY program to a whole new level. Rather than working with … Continue reading