The Lexington High School Chapter of the
National Honor Society

Power of Change

Project Information

Name: Power of Change

Project Coordinator: Rebecca

Signups: Closed

Maximum Number of Participants: No Limit

Start Date: 09/29/15

End Date: 10/30/15


Project Description

Power of Change is both a teen empowerment project and multi-community service initiative. Power of Change’s 50 ˘ Challenge is designed to engage statewide student participation while raising awareness of domestic hunger. From September 28 to October 30, Lexington High School students will be asked to donate 50˘ (or more) to fight hunger. Every dollar can provide 3 meals. All proceeds will be donated to regional food banks. Collection boxes will be located in students’ homerooms. Students should issue 50˘ challenges to friends via social media and visit to be counted in the LHS donor tally. Homeroom with the most donations wins a donut party! Also help LHS win a trophy in the school-to-school challenges. Students interested in volunteering for Power of Change should contact Christi Lee at the (address redacted).

Jobs: - Tape posters around school. - Hang banners around school. - Set out collection boxes/jars in each homeroom (about 100 homerooms at LHS) on Tuesdays and Thursdays. - After homeroom, pick up the collection boxes/jars and bring to the designated office (still to be determined) for safekeeping. - Count money collected. - Generate hype and momentum by taking photos of kids donating in homeroom or taking photos of volunteers working on Power of Change, then sending to (address redacted) for website posting. - Coordinate Power of Change with other participating schools. - Website maintenance and facebook page support. - Administrative support for communications with area principals/advisors and students from participating schools - Soliciting other schools to join Power of Change. - Driving to deliver Power of Change materials (banners, boxes etc.) to other participating schools or to pick-up donations collected by participating schools.



There are 1 NHS members participating in this project.