Service Learning at LJES

La Jolla Elementary School’s Service Learning Program
"The most important and beautiful gift one human being can give to another is, in some way, to make life a little better to live." Ellen Browning Scripps
 
La Jolla Elementary School’s Service Learning Program offers students the opportunity to learn about being of service to others and how to be positive contributing members of society. Each month our students participate in monthly service projects.

The following is a list of some of the non-profits that the students have learned about and who have benefitted from their projects:
The San Diego River Park Foundation
JoyJars by Jessi/The NEGU Foundation, helping kids who are fighting cancer
The Rwandan Orphans Project
S.N.A.P. - The Spay and Neuter Action Project
The Community Resource Center
Words Alive
The HandUp Food Pantry
OneSight.org - recycling used eyeglasses
Soles 4 Souls
The San Diego Food Bank
The Storefront
The Salvation Army
Disaster Relief - Haiti /medical missions at Scripps Health
Veterans at the VA Hospital
Feeding America
U.N.I.C.E.F
Goodwill Industries