SPARK a Change June 2015

As of 1 June, chapters have dedicated 21,928 hours, touched the lives of 18,616 people and raised $5,753.66 towards SPARK a Change since its launch in July 2014. These collective actions are impacting the lives of youth around the globe! (Chapter leaders, please remember to record your events on the Golden Key website promptly after the event so we can include your accomplishments in our monthly statistics.)

Follow SPARK a Change on social media. Each month, Headquarters will be posting a challenge and a contest for SPARK a Change. Be sure to follow Golden Key on Facebook and Twitter as well as SPARK on Instagram for articles on the benefits of volunteering and posts featuring great SPARK events. If you think your chapter has a great event, please email your event details and pictures to: khiatt@goldenkey.org.

June Featured Service Project:

This month, we’d like to highlight the GK chapter at the University of the Virgin Islands- St Croix. They worked with their university to set up a tour of the campus for 400 students at Juanita Gardine Elementary School. Golden Key members gave speeches about the importance of aiming high and striving for success with an emphasis on the importance of academics, leadership and service.  The speeches tasked students to do well academically, to take charge as future leaders and to get involved in their communities through service projects and lending a helping hand to someone in need. The purpose of the event was to instill the importance of education and literacy in students from an early age as a way to plant the seed for them to strive to reach their potentials.

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About Golden Key

Golden Key is the world's largest collegiate honor society. Membership into the Society is by invitation only and applies to the top 15% of college and university sophomores, juniors and seniors, as well as top-performing graduate students in all fields of study, based solely on their academic achievements. As an international honor society with more than 400 chapters at colleges and universities around the world, Golden Key is committed to a high standard of scholastic achievement, and an ethos of integrity, innovation, respect, collaboration and diversity.