72-hours remain for youth to complete community service projects and apply for a $500 funding award to use towards future educational costs

Blog Post created by cathyprudhomme Employee on Nov 12, 2015

If you know a student who has a few hours to spare between now and Sunday, they could turn their free time into a wildfire risk reduction project that could earn them $500 for future educational costs, or as a donation to their favorite charity. The TakeAction campaign supported by NFPA's Year of Living Less Dangerously, encourages young adults living in areas with a wildfire risk to help their community by completing a community service project. Applicants must be between the ages of 13 and 22 and need to submit an application by 11:59 EST, on Sunday, November 15, 2015.

Eligible projects span a wide-range of time investments and some can easily be done in a single afternoon. Projects must benefit the people, neighborhood or ecosystem where the student currently resides and must have been completed between September 1 - November 15, 2015. 

Encourage the students in your life to invest their time in helping make where they live a safer place. As a bonus, most projects can also be used to fulfill school, club or a civic group’s community service requirements.

Twenty $500 funding awards will be awarded. Funding for the funding awards was provided by State Farm.