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New and Returning Members are Invited to Register Online
MISSION VIEJO, CA --(Marketwired - February 01, 2016) - Lion's Heart, a nationwide volunteer platform for 6th - 12th grade students, will open 2016 enrollment on February 1 at 12:00 p.m. PST. The non-profit is dedicated to helping teens develop meaningful life skills through leadership opportunities and philanthropic experiences. Unlike other popular organizations, Lion's Heart does not allow fundraising to ensure all energy is spent giving back to the communities served. New and returning Members are invited to register online at lionsheartservice.org/join.aspx.
Lion's Heart has 49 chapters and nearly 3,000 active Members across the country. The organization arranges Members into groups, and each group of teen Members elects its own officers and runs its own meetings. With this structure, Members have the power to choose how they want to serve the community and are encouraged to support causes that are meaningful on a personal level.
"Lion's Heart is unlike any other teen volunteer organization in the country in that we don't rely on our Members for fundraising," says Terry Corwin, Executive Director of Lion's Heart. "Our mission is to teach teens the value of community service in a way that inspires them to continue to give back throughout their lifetime."
For additional information on Lion's Heart, including enrollment questions, where existing chapters are located or how to start a new chapter, please visit www.lionsheartservice.org.
About Lion's Heart
Founded in 2004, Lion's Heart is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit teen volunteer platform available to 6th - 12th grade students. The organization instills the value of community service in its Members, providing meaningful life skills through leadership opportunities and philanthropic experiences. Over the years, Members have performed a combined total of more than 400,000 volunteer hours, which equates to more than $10,000,000 in societal value.
Lion's Heart, which is headquartered in Southern California, has grown to more than 49 chapters across 10 states, and is actively expanding its reach by adding new chapters across the country. Groups have between three and twenty teens and are organized by gender, grade, and location. Though each group has a parent Class Coordinator, the teens elect their own officers, lead their own meetings, and decide how to serve their community -- with no fundraising. For more information visit their website www.lionsheartservice.org or visit their Facebook page.