BBC Children in Need 2014 Learning Outcome: to understand more about the charity and consider ways in which we can help What does it mean to be a child in need? What does it mean to be a child in need? Children who experience disadvantage as a result of: • Disability • Illness • Poverty • Deprivation • Being victims of other people’s actions What is BBC Children in Need? A charity is an organisation that uses money it is given or has raised to help others To be charitable means to show kindness or generosity to others when they need it CHARITY time possessions You can be charitable by giving away… money services How is the money donated to BBC Children in Need spent? How is the money donated to BBC Children in Need spent? Here are just a few of the ways… • • • • • • • Giving families support so that they can spend time together Giving children a safe place to play Giving children opportunities to take part in exciting activities Enabling children to become involved in sports Setting up reading workshops Maintaining youth groups in different areas Funding activities like play therapy But why me? Why should I help? To make someone feel good! To be Somebody’s hero! Fundraising for others shows you are caring To make a difference! To change somebody’s life! Being an active citizen • Think about your own role within our school or community. Perhaps you are a member of a club or the School Council? Maybe you just want to show how much you care? • Every day people everywhere are doing fantastic things to transform the lives of others and make our world a better place. This can be as simple as speaking up if something is unfair or doing practical things like fundraising or volunteering. What have we learnt? BBC Children in Need makes us aware of the lives of other children in the UK. We can reflect on the daily struggles that some children have. We realise that not everybody is as fortunate as us. We see that a lot of the things that we take for granted many children never have. Now it’s our turn to help! We are going to participate in an activity to decide different ways that we can help Finally, we are all going to make a pledge Here are a few examples of how you can help! Good luck with your fundraising activity - whatever you decide on, you’re all heroes! Time to make a pledge By making a pledge to BBC Children in Need we are making a special promise to do or give something.