Our class has the great honor and responsibility of organizing which not for profit organization will get 5% of the profits from our Willamette Market day! Often, for profit businesses donate to non profit organizations to help make the community stronger. Our Willamette Market day will earn lots of profit for us to go to on our overnight field trip, but we will also share 5 cents of every dollar with a local organization. Which will we choose? That is your homework!
If your family already knows and likes a local non profit, you can just google search it, and take a few notes. You want to post this tonight and tell the class:
1) Name of the non profit
2) The goal or “mission statement”
3) At least one important fact from the website
4) Why you like this organization (this is where you can add short personal stories, extra facts, or other persuasive writing. You can try to convince your classmates to vote for this organization)
If you and your family seem unsure of any organizations, you should think of non profits you have worked with at school, such as:
Paws (click on the ABOUT link)