Category Archives: Fundraising

Donations Sought for Solar Panels on Worthington Schools

Worthington, OH – Thomas Van Cleef has launched a nonprofit corporation that aims to place solar panels on Worthington schools. With donations from companies and individuals, he hopes to allow seven schools to eventually receive free power from the sun. Solar Cascade.org, a Worthington-based 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, was created specifically to fund and install large-scale

Net Zero Schools – How Renewable Energy is Rescuing Schools From Budget Cuts

As the new Richardsville Elementary School rose from its foundations on a rural road north of Bowling Green, Ky., fourth-grader Colton Hendrick was watching closely. He would climb to the top of the playground equipment across the street and watch construction crews hauling in bamboo flooring and solar panels. “He wants to be an architect

Mini-Hydro Power Station Changes Lives in Zimbabwe

Mutare South, Zimbabwe — Access to modern and cheap energy remains a pipe dream for most families in the rural areas across the country. But that is now a problem of the past for the rural community of Chipendeke in Mutare South, which is generating electricity from a micro-hydro project. The $75,000 project, a community

Pinellas Schools to Take Sweets Out of Fundraisers

When parents and kids want to raise money for schools, they often sell the fattening but popular treats that have raked in money for years: chocolate bars, M&Ms and tubs of delicious cookie dough. And then in the classroom, what do these same kids learn? The importance of healthy eating. A Pinellas County Schools health