T
he I JUST WANT TO EXPRESS MYSELF Initiative is an effort to uplift and motivate our youth through the arts, charity, and a variety of hands-on activities.

 

The I JUST WANT TO EXPRESS MYSELF Initiative's primary goal is to encourage our youth to express themselves in a positive, productive, creative manner.


Please register your child for the next activity/charity event HERE

CURRENT/ UPCOMING EVENTS:

NOVEMBER 9, 2017 - DECEMBER 20,  2017

*The Help Our Neighbors Canned Food Drive 

Summary: Youth participants will drop canned food donations in The I JUST WANT TO EXPRESS MYSELF Initiative's Help Our Neighbors Canned Food Bin. The IJWTEMS Initiative will deliver the cans to local shelters and to those in need.

Goal: To teach our youth, regardless of their age or social class, the importance of charity.

3 Easy Steps:

1. YOUTH PARTICIPANTS can purchase two or more canned foods from a local grocery store to donate. Participants can also donate unexpired canned food from their pantry.

2. YOUTH PARTICIPANTS will drop their cans into The Help Our Neighbors Canned Food Bin and sign the Proud Giver List. (KIDS ONLY! 😉😊)

3. The I JUST WANT TO EXPRESS MYSELF Initiative will deliver the cans to local shelters and to those in need. BOXED FOOD (that DOES NOT have to be refrigerated or frozen), olive oil/vegetable oil, and BOTTLED WATER  donations are also accepted.

*Donations will be collected until December 20, 2017. We will come to you! (Hampton Roads area). 

PLEASE CLICK HERE  IF YOUR CHILD IS INTERESTED IN DONATING! 

IF YOU ARE IN NEED OF FOOD OR KNOW SOMEONE IN NEED PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL TO Daniellejkoon@gmail.com . 



PAST EVENTS:


OCTOBER 12, 2017 


*The Help Our Neighbors Bag Lunch Meetup 

Summary: Participants prepared twenty-four healthy bag lunches to deliver to a local shelter.


Goal: To teach our youth, regardless of their age or social class, the importance of charity.


If you are interested in making a donation to the Genieve Shelter please visit www.thegenieveshelter.org/