World Connect

$44,060.53 raised by students

for 47 projects since 2009

Kids ConnectAre you looking to become involved in a meaningful, hands-on experience? To expand your learning outside of the classroom? To connect with new friends across the world? To help make a difference in the lives of women and children? To gain an interactive and personal experience in philanthropic work?

World Connect makes it simple. Students choose a project to support and then coordinate with World Connect staff to explore these interest areas in unique and creative ways. You will receive regular reports, photos, and videos from the field, allowing you to see the direct impact you are making. Through fundraisers, you can raise both money and awareness for projects supporting women and children in Africa, Latin America, and Asia.

 

Testimonials

“I became involved with Kids Connect my freshman year of high school and for the past eight years it has fundamentally shaped my understanding of global awareness. Kids Connect has provided me, and many more students and young adults, with a platform to engage in experiential learning through personal and global connections to communities around the world. These connections have the power to teach the importance of civic action, facilitate strong leadership skill building and empower young people to make a change in the world as they become active participants of benevolent change. I invite you and your school to join us in our quest to empower youth to reach their philanthropic potential through our Kids Connect program.” - Gwen Jahnke
“The Bay View chapter of Kids Connect was so honored to be given the opportunity to Skype with a Peace Corps Volunteer in Sefrou, Morocco about a project we have been working on all year to fund. Carrie, the Peace Corps Volunteer we talked to, was able to tell us how our project was going and about the community. Hearing her speak really inspired all of us to keep up the work we are doing on our campus and to continue to strive to spread awareness about the needs of the developing world. Carrie herself is so passionate about the work that she does and it was apparent that being able to hear her speak in person was so rewarding for chapter members. Our Skype session created a direct connection between what we were doing in the US and how it is affecting the project in Morocco.” - Megan Nadeau

Student Projects – View All

PS 321

Project Image

Every other year, PS 321, a public school in Brooklyn, holds a school-wide walkathon to raise money for charity....

CPCS Middle School

Project Image

 

This is the second year that Community Partnership Charter Middle School is participating in Kids...

Bay View Academy

Project Image

 

This is the sixth year that Bay View Academy, an all-girls Catholic school in Rhode Island, is par...

Wayland High School

Project Image

 

Wayland High School has been a consistent parter in our Kids Connect Program over the years. For ...

St. Bernard Academy

Project Image

 

This is the third year that St. Bernard Academy (SBA), a small Catholic school in Nashville, is pa...

St. Francis Prep

Project Image

 

This is the first year that St. Francis Prep, a prep school in Queens, New York, is participating ...

Miss Hall’s School

Project Image

 

This is the first year that Miss Hall’s School, an all-girls boarding and day school in Pitt...

Spring into Action!

Project Image

 

For students in Massachusetts, they had a vision to make a difference in the world. A group of 11...

The Brearley School

projects

 

The Brearley School is an all-girls private school in Manhattan, New York. For their first time p...

Sage School Great Coin Race 2015

Project Image

For the 5th year in a row, Sage School (K-8) students hosted a Great Coin Race, where they collected spare chan...

Bay View Academy

Project Image

This is the fifth year that Bay View Academy, an all-girls Catholic school in Rhode Island, is participating in ...

Manara Academy

Project Image

This is the first year that Manara Academy, an Expeditionary learning school in Texas, is participating in Kids ...

St. Bernard Academy

Project Image

This is the second year that St. Bernard Academy (SBA), a small Catholic school in Nashville, is participating i...

Clarksburg High School

Project Image

 

This is the second year that Clarksburg High School is participating in the Kids Connect Program. ...

The Chapin School

Project Image

 

Isabella Perry and fellow students at Chapin have formed the “Chapin for World Connect̶...

Briar Woods High School

Project Image

 

This is the first year that students at Briar Woods (VA) are participating in Kids Connect. They d...

Community Partnership Charter Middle School

Project Image

 

This is the first year that Community Partnership Charter Middle School is participating in Kids ...

Newton North High School: Bake Sale Fundraiser

projects

At the beginning of our junior year in high school, five of us decided we wanted to start a club that would work...

Horace Mann High School: Bake Sale and Bracelet Fundraiser

Project Image

The Horace Mann High School started its first project with World Connect this past year. The chapter wanted to s...

Advanced Math and Science: Bracelet Fundraiser

Project Image

Leaders of Tomorrow is a student run group which meets 2 to 3 times per month. Our mission is to lead by example...

Concord Academy: Food Fundraiser 2014

Project Image

The Concord Academy World Connect Club had a great 2013-2014 school year! We raised a grand total of $1,107 for ...

Sage School Great Coin Race 2014

Project Image

For the 4th year in a row, Sage School (K-8) students hosted a Great Coin Race. The students were split into two...

St. Bernard Academy – School Fundraiser

Project Image

St. Bernard Academy (SBA) is a small Catholic school in Nashville. They were the first school to support Kids Co...

Bay View Academy: Bake Sale and Donut Sale Fundraiser

Project Image

The Bay View Academy Kids Connect Chapter decided to try something a little different this year. The Chapter wan...

Clarksburg High School (MD) Bake Sale Fundraiser

Project Image

Clarksburg High school started its first project with World Connect in the town of Bataan, Costa Rica. Several j...

Lights Out at Spence School

projects

This past school year, the International Issues Club at Spence wanted to choose a really interesting project tha...

Sage School Great Coin Race

Project Image

For the third year in a row, the Sage School in Foxboro, MA hosted a Great Coin Race, and for the third year in ...

Fall Festival Fundraiser

Project Image

This year the Wayland High School Kids Connect Club participated in Wayland High School’s Fall Festival. O...

Soccer Game Fundraiser

Project Image

The Wayland High School Kids Connect Club partnered with Wayland Girls Varsity Soccer to host our second annual ...

Bay View Academy Coffee House Fundraiser

Project Image

Coffee House is a great way for kids with particular talents, such as dancing, singing or paying an instrument, ...

Bay View Academy Valentine’s Day Bake Sale

Project Image

Valentine’s Day at an all-girls school is a strange thing. There are no flowers, chocolates or love notes ...

Concord Academy Fundraiser

Project Image

If there’s one thing that the students at Concord Academy (CA) love, it’s good food and a great cause! The K...

Spence School Bookmark and Bake Sale

projects

In the winter and spring of 2012, the Spence School’s International Issues Club (IIC) committed itself to supp...

Sage School Great Coin Race 2012

projects
In 2012, Sage School in Foxboro, MA invited World Connect back on campus to lead another Great Coin Race fundraiser...

Sage School Great Coin Race 2011

projects
In 2011, Sage School (K-8) students chose to fundraise for a project in the Dominican Republic to restore a library...

Wayland High School Concert Fundraiser

projects

The Wayland High School Kids to Kids Club took on the task of organizing a huge, town-wide fundraiser for World ...

Groton School Bakesale Fundraiser

projects
At my very first Kids to Kids meeting in Fall 2009, I started talking to a girl in the grade above me, Kate, who ha...

Cranston Johnston Catholic Regional School (RI) – Dress Down Day Fundraiser

projects
Attending a catholic school means that all students have to wear uniforms and that is exactly what I had to do for ...

Bay View Academy (RI) – Raffle Fundraiser

projects
Raffles always are a good option for fundraising, but finding prizes to raffle can be very tough, like pulling teet...

Bay View Academy (RI) – Candy Gram Fundraiser, 2012

projects
The candy gram fundraiser that the Bay View Kids to Kids Club held in 2010 went really well and everyone loved rece...

Bay View Academy (RI) – Candy Gram Fundaiser, 2010

projects
As we started the Kids to Kids club in my freshman year at Bay View, we wanted our first fundraiser to be interesti...

Wayland High School Movie Night Fundraiser

projects

After a year leading a great group of enthusiastic members involved in the Wayland High School Kids to Kids Club...