…a second chance at childhood
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Join Students for OneSky!

Students for OneSky
make a difference!

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Students for OneSky are committed to giving orphaned and neglected kids a chance at a bright future by:

Educating
Fundraising
Mentoring
Volunteering
Educate everyone about why you’re helping OneSky bring love and care to vulnerable children. Sign up and set a goal. All it takes is $1.15 a day to give a child a second chance at a bright future. Mentor, tutor or teach local preschoolers about our cause and help them get involved! Attend our volunteer trip. Get to meet the children your efforts impact and see our work.

Getting started is simple:

1. Subscribe and download the Students for OneSky handbook
2. Start a campus club or individual fundraiser
3. Hit the target goals to earn prizes, including a volunteer trip to Beijing!

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Why I Joined Students for OneSky

“Students for OneSky not only allows you to take initiative and leadership directly in your local community, but allows you to be a part of the greater humanitarian mission…”

– Michelle Zhan, Senior, Millburn High School

“In total, I have raised $1,114.91! …It was really fun and I informed a lot of people about OneSky and our cause. I have had a really great time, and I will continue to support our cause for the rest of my life.”

– Elizabeth Phillips, 5th grade, Pine Hill Elementary School

Connect with other students in our Facebook Group

 

2017 OneSky Student Volunteer Trip

Our student volunteer trip is a wonderful way for our young supporters to get a first-hand look at the work we’re doing and meet the children their volunteer efforts impact

Dates:
June 20 – June 29
Application Form
Deadline: March 1, 2017
Who:
Active OneSky student volunteers are eligible (2015-2016)
New students can become eligible by committing to launch one fundraiser before the trip and a second one after the trip to benefit the children at crowdrise.com/studentsforonesky. Visit bit.ly/studentsforonesky to download our fundraising toolkit, or contact us for more information.
All attendees must be 16 years or older at the time of the trip.
10 volunteers will be admitted.

What:
Participants will volunteer at the Chunhui China Care Home in Beijing, assisting the staff in caring for the children by playing with them, holding them, feeding them, and any other primary care tasks as needed. The trip also includes opportunities for sightseeing in and around Beijing.

Program Fees:
Fees include lodging in a shared hotel room, all meals, in-country transportation, sightseeing, and two t-shirts. The fee does not include airfare, visa fees, or incidentals like internet access, shopping, etc.
$1500 USD for active OneSky student volunteers (2015-2016)
$1800 USD for other students

2016 Volunteer trip stories
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For additional trip information, please download the Student Volunteer Trip Information Packet.

All proceeds will be donated to OneSky to continue providing loving caregivers for our world’s most vulnerable children.

 

2017 OneSky-CCI Adoptee Volunteer Trip

Our student volunteer trip is a wonderful way for our young supporters to get a first-hand look at the work we’re doing and meet the children their volunteer efforts impact.
OneSky also partners with China’s Children International (CCI) to provide an opportunity for adoptees to volunteer and spend time together.

Dates:
July 3 – July 12
Application Form
Deadline: March 1, 2017
Who:
Chinese adoptees can become eligible by committing to launch one fundraiser before the trip and a second one after the trip to benefit the children. Sign up to download our fundraising toolkit, or contact us for more information.
All attendees must be 16 years or older at the time of the trip.
10 volunteers will be admitted per trip.

What:
Participants will volunteer at the Chunhui China Care Home in Beijing, assisting the staff in caring for the children by playing with them, holding them, feeding them, and any other primary care tasks as needed. The trip also includes opportunities for sightseeing in and around Beijing.
The adoptee trip will also incorporate daily reflection discussions and journaling led by a CCI Facilitator. Discussion topics may include: Experience as a Chinese adoptee, Identity & Race, Adoptive families and birth parents.

Program Fees:
The program fee is $1800 USD per participant, which includes lodging in a shared hotel room or apartment, all meals, in-country transportation, and sight-seeing. This fee does not include airfare, visa fees, or incidentals like internet access, shopping, etc.

If you have any questions, please email Ausannette Garcia-Goyette, Associate Director of Outreach and Engagement at OneSky or China’s Children International (https://www.facebook.com/groups/chinaschildreninternational/)
Australian applicants may also contact Veronica Reich, Communications Director at Half the Sky Australia Ltd.

2016 Volunteer trip stories
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For additional trip information, please download the Student Volunteer Trip Information Packet.

All proceeds will be donated to OneSky to continue providing loving caregivers for our world’s most vulnerable children.