Just Deeds

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In conjunction with running and physical activity, JUST RUN promotes good citizenship. When students accumulate milage totals up to the marathon distance of 26 miles AND have performed 26 acts of good citizenship, called Just Deeds, they can be awarded the Just Deeds Certificate of Congratulations

When 50 miles have been run, participants in Monterey and other designated counties will receive JUST RUN tee shirts. Use the Just Deeds form to record the student's Just Deeds.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Examples of Just Deeds performed by childen in JUST RUN

HELPING AROUND THE HOUSE

Cleaned our bathroom   

Made my own luch for school

Helped my little brother get ready for school

Helped my brother learn how to ride his bike

Washed the car

Vacuumed the living room

Washed the dishes without being asked

Helped clean out the garage

Helped my mom shred papers

Helped to blow off our driveway and rake leaves

Cleaned my bedroom and closet

Made my own breakfast

I helped my little sister with her homework

Set the table for our Thanksgiving meal

Gave our dog a bath

Helped Mom bake cookies for our church

Helped grocery shop with my mom

Helped my dad plant new plants

Mowed the lawn

Made parents' bed without being asked

Made pies for the needy with my mom

Read stories to my little brother

Unloaded the shopping bags from Mom's car trunk

Took out the trash at home

Helped to take care of baby brother in an emergency when Mother had to go to the hospital.

HELPING IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD

Took the neighbor's dog for a walk

Donated hair to Locks of Love

Spent the afternoon helping Grandma

Mowed the neighbor's lawn for free

Took care of our neighbor's cat during the day

VOLUNTEERED IN THE COMMUNITY

Volunteered handing out food for the homeless at Dorothy's Kitchen in Salinas

Spent two hours of volunteer time helping set up and decorate the stage for a Kinder Concert at school

Helped fill and hand out water cups at a race

HELPING AT SCHOOL

Helped clean the school yard after school

Helped my teacher clean up the classroom after school

Taught the class running running group some new stretches and exercises

Helped clean the classroom at lunch

Helped my teacher count laps during JUST RUN

HELPED WITH THE ENVIRONMENT

Helped in a local beach clean-up

Planted some trees in our yard with my dad

Sorted our trash and recycled the paper and bottles

Used reusable bags

Used reusable water and beverage containers

Turn out the lights when I leave the room or if no one is in them

I walk to school and to the store instead of having Mom take me

We carpool whenever we can

Picked up tash in the park

 

 

NYSS Champion

NYSS Champion badge

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is pleased to recognize Just Run as one of the first organizations to join the National Youth Sports Strategy (NYSS) Champion program. As an NYSS Champion, Just Run has demonstrated their organization’s support of youth sports and commitment to the NYSS vision. Just Run will be recognized along with other NYSS Champions on health.gov as part of a growing network of organizations partnering with HHS to improve the youth sports landscape.