Summer is a time for beach trips and block parties, but this summer you have a chance to do more…this summer kids between the ages of five and fourteen have a chance to save the world from malaria! join American Idol’s Brooke White, Idol Gives Back and Malaria No More and use your summer vacation to make a difference on a global scale. For the full Press Release, click here.
Caused by the simple bite of a mosquito, malaria claims the lives of 3, 000 children every single day. Yet, a simple $10 bed net can protect two kids from malaria.
The site offers 6 ideas for kids to raise money and awareness over the summer, including running lemonade stands, dance parties and and using social networking to spread the word. The participant who raises the most money has a chance to win a pair of tickets to next year’s American Idol finale.