Started in 2009 by YSA and Miley Cyrus, Get Ur Good On™ is an online network for youth to support each other in their missions to do “good” in their communities. Featuring celebrity involvement, multimedia platforms, and grants and awards, it’s the place for youth to learn, implement, and share innovative solutions to global issues.through blogs, photos and videos, while staying up-to-date on Cyrus’s international goodwill.
“People my age are making positive contributions to their communities every single day,” said Cyrus. “My generation is one that cares about the environment, hunger and human rights. We use the internet, videos and even music to raise awareness of these issues to our friends and family,” continued Cyrus. “I’m excited to see so much energy to do ‘good’ from teens.”
It’s that time of year again; time to Get Ur Good On for the holidays! View Miley’s list of 10 Ways to Get Ur Good On for the Holidays below and do something on the list.
- Host a holiday party for homeless young people at a local shelter. Ask organizations in your community to donate toys, food, and decorations for the party. Remember to involve homeless young people in the planning.
- Buy or ask for gifts that give back! TOMS shoes gives a pair of shoes to a child in need for every pair purchased, proceeds from (RED) products benefit the Global AIDS Fund, and Soapbox donates a bar of soap to a child in need for every bar of soap purchased. Search online for more gift ideas.
- Write a letter to Santa (you are never too old!) and drop it off in Santa’s Letterbox at a Macy’s store. Macy’s will donate $1 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation up to $1,000, 000 dollars for every letter received. Miley Cyrus, Ashley Tisdale, Sophia Bush, and The Jonas Brothers all support Make-A-Wish too.
- Gather a group of friends and make holiday cards. Distribute cards to nursing homes, hospitals, or mail totroops overseas.
Check out the entire 10 ways to Get Ur Good On for the Holidaysthe original article from geturgoodon, written by highschoogle staff