Meeting and Announcements (Jan 10-11)

On January 10 and 11, Difference Makers members and students did the following:

  • Recycling
  • Room Cleaning
  • Green Team
  • Pinata Making
  • Poster Making
  • Teacher Help
Announcements:
  1. We encourage you to passion projects! If you have an idea for a project that you would like to do in Difference Makers, please fill out this form
  2. Please turn in convention forms ASAP. We will be giving out the leftover spaces to Project Change
  3. The annual Polar Bear Plunge is happening soon! To sign up or donate, click here. Our goal is to earn more than $11,000 worth of donations to support Special Olympics Maryland and to have 50 members in the team! Your donations and participation are greatly appreciated!
  4. If you would like to become an officer for Difference Makers next year, you are required to make a speech at Convention! Please start thinking about your speech, and if you have any questions, please ask one of the officers or email us at umakeadifference@difference-makers.org!
  5. We are looking for people to draw us this year’s logo! This logo will be on T-Shirts, water bottles, and others, and we would like you to include our theme of Compassion to Action. This is due on Friday, January 26, so please get it done soon!
Drives:
  1. Difference Makers has recently started a food pantry. Please donate to keep our pantry full!
  2. Difference Makers is partnering with Ricky Reeves to collecting new or slightly used baseball equipment. Click here for a list of items that we are looking for.
Upcoming events:

January 15 – Difference Makers is volunteering at Takoma Park Middle School for MLK Day. Join us from 3:00 to 6:00 pm for a day filled with volunteering activities! Click here to get more information or sign up.

April 8 – Special Olympics basketball tournament will take place on April 8. To sign up, click here.

Fridays – Help organize our food pantry on Fridays! Sign up here.

“The time is always right to do what is right” — Martin Luther King Jr.

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