Monthly Service Opportunity
K12 Care for Your Community Campaign provides students a monthly opportunity to participate in local Community Service Projects. Students benefit by learning the importance of serving in the community and partnering with local charities. Check out our monthly service opportunities below to learn how to get involved and see the amazing work Florida Cyber Charter Academy students are doing.
Update your Twitter and Facebook profile with the Care for Your Community Twibbon!
Please track all community service efforts and hours here:
Share photos of your community service on our school Facebook page:
JUNE – Join the Fight Against Childhood Drowning
Drownings are the #1 cause of accidental deaths in children 5 years and younger in Florida. Help support Team Kareem in bringing education and training to eradicate this statistic. Florida Cyber Charter Academy cares about our community and will be supporting Team Kareem. Volunteers are needed to help sell beverages through the day. Register now.
If you aren’t able to join us in person please consider this alternative option in support of Alex’s Lemonade Stand and fighting Childhood Cancer.
Set Up a Lemonade Stand
Be part of a national movement to fight childhood cancer—one cup at a time!
- Choose your location, date and time, and register your Alex’s Lemonade Stand. (We encourage children to participate every step of the way, they will just need an adult to help them register.)
- You can choose to have an event kit mailed to you and you’ll get a personal event coach from Alex’s Lemonade Stand to help answer your questions.
- Take photos of your lemonade stand and share them on your school Facebook page by June 30.
- Be sure to tell us about your efforts by completing the Community Service Survey!
FLCCA Community Service Project- Kissimmee
June 16, 2018 – Kissimmee Lakefront Park
Help support Team Kareem to bring an end to accidental childhood drownings. Join us in selling cold beverages at the Team Kareem Community Walk. There will be raffles, vendors, bounce houses and much more. Proceeds benefit this worthy cause.
MAY – Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive
You're invited to participate in the largest one-day food drive in the nation!
Saturday, May 12 is the National Association of Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive. On that day, letter carriers all over the country will collect non-perishable food donations left by mailboxes.
This is a wonderful opportunity for you, individually or as part of a group, to show support for local families in need. Watch this video to see the difference you could make.
Fill a bag or box with non-perishable food items. Leave it by your mailbox on Saturday, May 12 for your letter carrier to pick up. Or organize a food drive in your community and deliver food to a local food bank or shelter.
Take photos of your donations at your mailbox or distribution site and share them on your school Facebook page by May 31: https://www.facebook.com/FloridaCyberCharterAcademy/
Saturday, April 28, 2018 @ 10:00AM - 04:00PM
Tree Hill Nature Center
Each year, Tree Hill Nature Center hosts this unique community event that culminates in a live butterfly release. The event has animal encounters, live music and games as well as crafts and more! FLCCA is excited to be a part of this incredible festival. Stop by our booth and let the kids engage in a hands-on activity while adults can learn more about our school! We are pleased to be using this unique setting as the background for our monthly Community Service opportunity. Local FLCCA students are encouraged to join us as we create a "Pinwheels for Prevention" display. Bring a pinwheel to add to our "garden". A limited number of pinwheels will be available onsite. Admission fees apply: $5 for adults; $4 for seniors, military and students; $3 for kids ages 3-17. FREE for kids under 3. FREE FOR ALL TREE HILL NATURE CENTER MEMBERS.
April- Pinwheels for Prevention®
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and we invite you to show your support for our nation's children by making your own pinwheel display!
Pinwheels are the national symbol of child abuse prevention and a visible reminder of the happy and healthy childhood that all children deserve.
Make or purchase inexpensive pinwheels and create a pinwheel garden in your yard or at a local business (with permission). Or you can make a Pinwheels for Prevention poster to display on your front porch or window, and be sure to include your school's name!
MARCH – Read Across America Book Drive
March Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss.
Option 1: Book Donation
- Share your love of reading by donating gently used books to the local library.
Option 2: Volunteer
- Volunteer to read a favorite book at a local library or bookstore story time or to a senior at a local assisted living facility.
Option 3: Little Free Library Project
- Help to encourage literacy and share your love of reading in the local community by creating a neighborhood library: https://littlefreelibrary.org/start/
Students brought gently used book donations to the Orlando Science Center. Books were donated to a low-income daycare center.
FEBRUARY – Love a Charity
February is a great time to show your favorite charities some love by making an extra contribution or volunteering your time and talent.
Option 1: Spread Love with Valentine’s
- Make and deliver Valentine cards and spread love to those needing it the most.
- Senior Citizens in Assisted Living or Nursing Home Facility
- Patients at the Local Children’s Hospital
- Fire Fighters, Police Officers, or EMT’s in the Local Community
Regency Square Mall in Jacksonville, welcomed us as we invited the community to join us in making Valentine’s for distribution to the USO, Children’s Hospital and nursing homes.