Category Archives: Global Youth Service Day

Global Youth Service Day 2013

Underprivileged children. Bullying. Homelessness. Disabilities. Human Trafficking. These are all serious issues facing the Jacksonville community. These were the issues the HandsOn Jacksonville Youth Leadership Council selected as their focus areas leading up to Global Youth Service Day 2013. These … Continue reading

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Aaron Badida – A Youth Volunteer Making Big Community Impact

Aaron Badida’s volunteer service includes the Museum of Science and History, outreach through Celebration Church and two years of service with the HandsOn Jacksonville Youth Leadership Council. He participated in Global Youth Service Day projects including the Best Buddies’ Walk … Continue reading

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Youth Leader, Nishtha Garg – Meeting Community Needs Through Creating Unity

“I hope at least to make people aware of each other; to create a better sense of unity among the people that I volunteer with, endeavoring to create a sense of community.  This sense of community can apply at any … Continue reading

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Youth Leader, Megan Federico – Using Compassion to Create Something Amazing

“By volunteering, I hope to broaden people’s horizons and perspectives, to walk in another’s shoes.  I want to increase knowledge of the struggles communities face, and truly encourage compassion and the means for using that compassion to create something amazing.”  … Continue reading

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Youth Leader, Zack Bodden – Passion to Change the World

“Through volunteering, I hope to make a better world for future generations to live in.  As long as you have a burning passion for the cause, any change can happen.  As long as this passion is present, we can change … Continue reading

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Youth Leader Aaron Badida – Catalyst for Change

In the days preceding Global Youth Service Day, we’ve called on some our Youth Leadership Council to share about themselves and their thoughts on volunteering. Aaron Badida is an 18-year old senior at Stanton College Preparatory School.  He has been … Continue reading

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