Service: Stories

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Service Doesn’t have to be Perfect

Friend Aug 1987 “The Bryan & Barney Circus” Children put on a circus to cheer up a sick friend. It doesn’t go well, but it does the job.

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Service Minded

Friend January 1989 “Oatmeal, Shovels, and Pyramids” Toby is always serving others, from his grandfather and  neighbor to his gymanistic teacher.

Setting an Example of Service

Friend June 2017 “Show and Tell” Brandt secretly plans to clean up his grandma’s yard after a big storm, and his family sees him working and joins in.

Friend December 2016 “Cookies, Cans, and Christmas” A mother got out of  her car in the rain to help a homeless man pick up spilled cans in the road. It makes an impression on her kids.

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 Service Helps Us Be Happy

Friend April 2016 “Off to Chicago” Alex is sad his brother will be gone for 3 days, but he makes a gift to help his brother not be lonely and that makes Alex feel better.

Friend August 1987 “The Popsicle Race” Children find creative ways to serve others using Popsicle sticks.

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Service to Elderly

Friend March 2016 “Baseball Bill” A family adventure day spending time at a nursing home is more fun than expected. Service makes you feel good.

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Community Service

Friend June 2017 “Making Dolls” Jackson makes dolls for refugees.

Friend June 2017 “Cousin Camp” Cousins do service projects with their grandma.

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Friend April 2017 “Erika’s Dream Park” A neighborhood comes together to help make a dying girl’s dream come true of fixing up an old run down park.

 

 

 

 

Refugees

Friend January 2017 “Salsa Service” Brooks makes and sells salsa to earn money to help refugees.

 

 

 

 

Food Bank

Friend November 2015 “Macaroni Helper” Ari’s family helps at the food bank.
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Friend November 2015 "Macaroni Helper"

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Friend June 2016 “Buckets of Mud” Tayson helps get mud out of people’s basements. Activity and Refreshment

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Neighbor Service

Friend August 1986 “The Extra Hug” A neighbor lady is always grumpy. Benjamin gives her hugs to help her feel better.
Friend June 1985 “The Picadilly Street Pirates” – A group of boys pretend to be good pirates that do service.

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Service Ideas

Friend June 2017 “Show and Tell” Two girls do a neighborhood food drive.

Friend March 2017 “Reading for Wheelchairs” Zach reads to people for 10 cents per minute and donates the money to buy wheelchairs for LDS Humanitarian Sevices.

 

 

 

 

Friend June 1988 “The Deseret Clarinet” A girl learns that giving things to Deseret Industries helps people, and she is then more willing to give away some of her old things. (Link also includes a list of the reasons DI was established.)

Friend April 1988 “Scavengar Hunt” While on a Scavengar hunt, some children find a frail, old lady who doesn’t have any food in her cupboards. They decide to do a different kind of Scavengar hunt and they collect food for the lady.
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Friend October 1987 “The Pumpkin Phantom” A boy secretly gives away the pumpkins he grew so the children can have pumpkins to carve at Halloween.

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Friend October 2015 “Happy to Help” – Children volunteer to help neighbor rake leaves.

“Mom’s Magic Bread “– Friend February 1985 – Boys learn that the magic of giving bread away comes from sharing love.
Emily’s Lawn Service” Friend June 2015- Girl earns money to give to a family whose father has cancer.
“Boots” Friend December 1984 Girl gives snow boots to another girl who doesn’t have any.

 Stories about children’s service projects. Includes photos of the children doing the service. February 2015April 2015,  July 2015, June 2015,  May 2015, August 2015, September 2015, October 2015, December 2015, etc.

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Outgrown Treasures -At her family yard sale, a girl willingly sells her treasures (toys) at a low price to a family who are in need. Friend June 1983

Friend June 1983 “Outgrown Treasures” -At a yard sale a girl willingly sells her treasures (toys) at a low price to a family who are in need.

 

 

 

 

 

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Friend September 2015 – A boy helps another boy learn English and is blessed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friend December 2015 “The Woodpile” A family gives away their wood to help a family who needs it to heat their home.

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Friend April 1984 “A Time to Act” “A girl will lose the opportunity to be volleyball captain if late for school again, but she does the right thing and helps a girl who becomes afraid crossing the street.
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Friend April 1984 "A Time to Act"

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