Make a Resolution to buildOn: Five New Year’s Resolutions to Promote Change and Get Involved

Resolve to get more involved with buildOn in 2011.  Here are five  great ways you can join buildOn and make an impact this year.

Be a Tipster for your Community

Do you know about an organization that could use a helping hand?  Maybe there’s a park or public area begging for a makeover, a senior center that would benefit from smiling teenage faces or a project that needs some help getting off the ground.  Send buildOn a quick proposal to on how we can get involved.

Take a Break – a Spring Break

Apply to be a chaperone for a buildOn Alternative Spring Break in your region.  You’ll be working with a group of energetic students and experienced buildOn staff members who will turn a vacation from school into an unforgettable week of community service and team building.  E-mail and we will connect you to the program supervisor in your region.

Build a School

Take experiential philanthropy to a whole new level with buildOn’s Ambassador Trek Program.  Get a group of family and friends together and come up with a plan of action to raise funds for materials and construction, then travel to break ground alongside the village you will be helping.  The fundraising will be easier and more fun than you know.  Check out how others have done it before.  Plus, we’ll be there to help you all the way to your goal!  For more information contact

Get Behind the Lens

Are you a skilled photographer or filmmaker wanting to expand your artistic portfolio?  Lend your artistic eye to buildOn by taking photos or shooting footage of buildOn students and leaders in action at after-school activities and weekend events.  Reach out to

Help Spread the Word

If you are a fan of buildOn don’t keep it to yourself!  Tell Everyone. Share your love of buildOn online by sharing the buildOn blog, liking our Facebook page or following us on Twitter.  Prefer face to face interaction?  If you are in a buildOn region, introduce us to your network by holding an info night at your home, local coffee shop or even you office – we’ll come to you.