This is a small list of possible projects.
Submitted applications should draw on the applicant's individual or group strengths and areas of interest.
We cannot wait to see what inspires you to SPUR good deeds in the community.
Social Awareness Campaigns:
The comic strip in school or town newspaper to combat bullying
Run workshops in your school to teach underclassmen the importance of safe and kind social media practices
Create Instagram videos to bring awareness to a cause
Create a lecture series to inspire specific areas of study, such as Girls in Engineering. Identify and secure mentors within the area of study to speak as presenters and offer inspiration and an inside look at the field
Host a senior/freshman sports tournament (basketball, volleyball, badminton, etc) that helps underclassmen feel welcome
Create a program for children in after-school programs, with a particular area of focus, such as Science. In each lesson, allow the children were able to learn about a different component of science through fun and intriguing experimentations. Develop binders and other instructional tools so that the program can continue to carry on the lessons at the completion of the project
Develop a peer-to-peer workshop, such as one aimed at middle school-aged students on the negative effects of implicit bias
Implement a walk to school program organized by streets
Improve your school's recycling program- advocate for fewer plastic bottles, create a school compost, improve student recycling practices
Educated students and staff within your school about the benefits of composting with the aim of developing a permanent composting program established in the kitchen and cafeteria
Help your neighbors in need by offering to improve or maintain their yard
Work with your respective area conservation organization to repair trails, animal sanctuaries, or other outdoor spaces
Sew fleece hats for the homeless
Knit baby hats for the NICU
Create personal care kits from personal size toiletries for area shelters
Make paper flower bouquets or other crafts for nursing homes
Collect and deliver assorted electronic chargers, such as phone or iPad, and deliver to the waiting rooms of area hospitals for individuals who find themselves waiting unexpectedly and with a dying battery
Create waiting room activity bags for children who are waiting to be seen or waiting for a family member at the hospital