The Co-Chapter Presidents of the Parkland Chapter, Molly and Rebecca Marks, participated in the Broward County Harvest Drive. Along with Broward County schools, the Harvest Drive works to assist over 2400 families with groceries for a full Thanksgiving meal. Their November distributions occur at 14 schools in Broward County. Amazing job to our Parkland Chapter for completing their first project of the school year!
Our American Heritage Chapter is holding a stuffed animal drive throughout the school. These stuffed animals with be sent to Peace Love Smile's chapter for SAFE, an organization that donates stuffed animals to underprivileged children. The stuffed animals will be donated to children in Ghana, Africa, along with an additional 1,000 stuffed animals collected over the past few months.
Our newest chapter in Davie, run by Bronte Bredemeyer, will be helping out SAFE too by hosting a drive in her neighborhood and church group! She will be helping SAFE reach their goal of 1,500 stuffed animals by February.
Communiteens American Heritage, run by our President Jamie Cohen! With over 20 people at the event, we successfully made over 300 sandwiches to donate to LifeNet4Families, an organization dedicated to donate food to the homeless people in Broward County. With Caroline Kroll as our event coordinater, Dr. Couper as our faculty advisor, and Jamie helping out with organizing the event, the club member's happily spread peanut butter and jelly on some bread to be packaged for distribution! We are beyond thrilled to have an amazing first event with such a big turnout! We are so proud of this chapter for showing their leadship in the community through a fun and interactive food drive!
Molly and Rebecca Marks, the co-presidents of the Parkland Chapter, got into two publications, the Sun Sentinel and the Parklander, for their incredible service project!! They spent over two months decorating 900 rocks with inspirational messages and individually wrapping each of them! They were given to teachers in Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Westglades Middle School, Riverglades, Heron Heights and Park Trails Elementary Schools. They did an incredible job! We are so proud of their amazing work!
Hi! I'm Jamie Cohen, Jared's younger sister, and I'm taking over Communiteens! My bother is off to college at Carnegie Mellon to study at the School of Engineering! I am a 16 year old Junior at American Heritage Plantation. As president, I will be managing the non-profit, expanding it throughout the country, and also working with my own chapter at school! I am so excited to be working with our amazing chapter presidents to make a difference in the community.
My own non-profit, Peace Love Smile, was developed during my freshman year in order to spread happiness throughout the community. We do several events such as teaching cooking classes at Children's Harbor of South Florida, collect and donate stuffed animals with SAFE, and decorate medals for We Finish Together. Our chapters include Peace Love Eat, Peace Love Comfort, Peace Love Kindness, and I am now very proud to announce, Peace Love Communiteens!!!
I am so excited to be a part of this amazing organization!
My email is firstname.lastname@example.org and you can check out my other website www.peaceloveeay.net for more information! Please contact me if you want to be a chapter president, join a chapter, or get involved in any of our events!
This semester has been incredible for Communiteens!
Communiteens - Weston is currently planning a Chipotle Fundraiser for the beginning of the school year! Make sure to help support Marley and the Weston Chapter once the info is released!
Communiteens - AHS finished an Blaze Fundraiser, where they raised money for Defenders of Wildlife, an organization dedicated to helping endangered species.
Communiteens - Davie participated in the Harvest Drive!
Communiteens - Parkland completed an incredible project. For Teacher Appreciation Day, the chapter decided to paint inspirational and unique messages to the teachers at Heron Heights Elementary, Riverglades Elementary, Park Trails Elementary, Westglades Middle School, and Marjory Stoneman Douglas. Each message was written on rocks (to show that teachers "rock", and over 900 rocks were given to these teacher that Teacher Appreciation Day. I am glad that the chapter was able to show their appreciation to the teachers for all the hard work and dedication they put into the education of others.
As you may (or may not) know, I recently graduated high school and am off to Carnegie Mellon University. However, my sister, Jamie Cohen, will be taking over Communiteens for me, so if you have any questions about Communiteens, feel free to contact her at email@example.com. Thank you to all my Chapter Presidents, former and current, that have made Communiteens successful. With you help, we have greatly improved our community and I cannot wait to see how much our impact continues in my absence.
As the 2018-2019 school year comes to a close, we have had several chapters across the United States completing events to benefit their community!
Communiteens AHS hosted a Bake Sale! They collected over $100 that will go directly to Feeding South Florida. I am excited to see the donation impact the lives of people in South Florida.
Communiteens Parkland is creating and distributing cards to teachers in Parkland for Teacher Appreciation Day! Teachers give so much time to us, and I am glad that we finally have the opportunity to give our love and support back.
Communiteens Weston is setting up a Chipotle fundraiser! The date and time will be later announced, so get ready for a delicious dinner!
Communiteens South Carolina collected books for a new local library! I am so happy to see the large amount of books provided by your community to those who need it!
Communiteens Cooper City ran their annual 5K with ICareICure! I am so happy to see such a large team supporting Communiteens at the event! Awesome job planning and executing, Jonathan!
I appreciate everyone dedicating their time to positively impacting their respective communities. I cannot wait to see the impact we continue to make as the year continues!
Communiteens chapters across the United States have been working on incredible projects!
Communiteens AHS collected hundreds of books for the Salvation Army, they will be collecting until the end of their semester (mid-December)! They also collected over 200 stuffed animals for SAFE! I am so happy that one of our newest chapters has had extreme success!
Communiteens Reno organized an event for Fashion Club at Good Shepherds Closet. So glad to see an amazing chapter completing a great event!
Communiteens Davie and Parkland collected and sorted hundreds of food items for Harvest Drive! They went to Western high school and helped changed their community for the better. We are so proud of them!
Communiteens South Carolina coached little kids at a local lacrosse clinic for 4 Sundays and donated hundreds of toiletries at the Ronald McDonald house near the clinic! So glad to see the chapter helping those who need help the most!
I have also been nominated for Prudential Spirit of Community Award! I was nominated last year by American Heritage and was luckily nominated AGAIN!!! In addition, I was chosen as American Heritage's nomination for Silver Knight! No matter the results of these two awards, I am glad to be nominated by my school!
I am extremely happy to see the progress each chapter has on their respective communities. Thank you to American Heritage Students, Ally Einbinder, Tyler Crookes, Molly and Rebecca Marks, and Alexa Deeter and Chloe Nixon for an incredible month! Working with other chapters or organizations is exactly how we can make bigger impacts on our world! I am so impressed with all the work everyone has put in and I cannot wait to see next semester's events!
Over the past month, Communiteens has continued to impact communities all over South Florida and the United States!!
Communiteens - Davie and Communiteens - Parkland are both working with Harvest Drive!! Last year, Communiteens - Parkland participated in the drive, where they sorted and organized various canned goods and drinks. The items were brought to the West-Glades Middle School, where the gym was filled with goods donated from around South Florida. Cannot wait to hear how successful the drive will be! Please let me know if you can help donate to this awesome county-wide event!
Communiteens - Weston has been taken over by a new Chapter President. While we are so grateful for so many memories and lives Brooke has impacted, we are also super excited to see the future of the chapter under Marley! We know that she will continue to make a positive and impactful difference in the Weston community!!
Communiteens - AHS is continuing their Stuffed Animal Drive!! They have been collecting items for weeks and their collection will close on October 19th!! If you can donate, feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org!!
I am so happy to see all of our chapters continuing their impact on the community! I know that your events are making big changes in your respective communities. Lets keep the momentum going throughout the second quarter!!
Welcome back to another great year of Communiteens!!! This will be our third full year of such an amazing organization and I know that it will be as successful as the other 2! I am super excited to continue to recruit, plan events, and spread the word on the awesome things we are doing to change our respective communities!
Cooper City Chapter, run by Jonathan, donated several sneakers to gotsneakers? and raised 1,000 dollars!!! That 1,000 dollars will go straight to ICareICure which helps children with cancer! I am so proud to see this chapter making a huge impact!
In addition, the AHS chapter, run by me, will be hosting a stuffed animal drive through Jamie Cohen, who is the SAFE (Stuffed Animals for Emergencies) chapter president, my sister, and an event coordinator in the club! I cannot wait to see how successful it is at the end of the Quarter!!!
If you are interested in joining Communiteens, please reach me at email@example.com or on the website and we can talk about getting your chapter started!!!
Over the past month, we have had several chapters across the United States complete events to help benefit their community! In addition, Communiteens and I have won awards!
Communiteens - Reno volunteered at Reno Earth Day, an event dedicated to bringing awareness of Earth Day and celebrate the Earth. They then worked at the Boys and Girls Nite Out, which helps connect people from across the Nevada Community to play games and win prizes. Lastely, they participated in sorting food at a local food bank. So much done in so little time and I am happy to see them make an impact on such a diverse group of people!!
Communiteens - Parkland went to the Humane Society in Broward County to deliver collected items to the animals. Over the course of a couple of weeks, they collected items such as paper towels, wipes, Puperoni treats, and a lot of dog toys!! They went on a tour of the facility and played with puppies and kittens. "It was truly a great and worthwhile experience!!" said Rebecca, the co-chapter president of the chapter
Communiteens - South Carolina did 2 Community service projects: they helped a lacrosse tournament recently and colleceted dry noodles for a school program called Echo.
I am so happy to see all of our chapters continuing their impact on the community! I know that your events are making big changes in your respective communities. Lets keep the momentum going for next year!!!
Jared Cohen: October 2015-June 2019