To help create a more peaceful world, the mission of PeaceMaker Minnesota is to help schools be safer places, free from bullying and harassment, and to help youth  learn positive relation skills like empathy, respect, cooperation and how to resolve conflicts peacefully.

 

Why People Support PeaceMaker

We recently sent a survey to our donors to learn more about what schools they are affiliated with, what volunteer skills and interests they may have, and why they support our mission.

If you did not take the survey, please take a moment to complete it here.

Here are some of the responses that we have already received to the question of why people support our work:

I feel the Peace Maker MN is a worthy charity to donate to – excellent at dealing with bullying issues in the schools.”

 

All children should be able to attend school and concentrate on learning and improving their lives, they should not live in fear of what someone is going to say or do to them. I support that Peacemaker is dedicated to raising awareness to bullying, and educating children/young adults that the world is full of different people, but that does not entitle any one person to superiority.”

 

“My children were bullied and I want to help so others are not. Peace is critical to solving the big issues of our community, city, state and country.”

 

I believe in the mission of PeaceMaker Minnesota. If we can help young people learn to live peacefully with each other then there is hope that as adults they will approach whatever they are doing whether at work, in the family, etc. in a peaceful way and give everyone the respect they deserve.”

 

“This is a growing need in our schools.”

 

“I appreciate the partnership and funding for programs at Monticello Middle School. I believe in the importance of helping students learn peacemaking and conflict resolution skills.”

 

“Just want to help schools promote values/morals that are missing in our world today.”

 

“I think the school systems do not have enough focus on developing social learning and that their current academic focus misses other key areas of development.”

 

“PeaceMakers are needed in our schools.”

 

“The safety and respect of children.”

 

“I want our schools and our world to be peaceful, and I value education.”

 

“I believe in the mission and organization.”

 

“Bullying is an increasingly huge problem that needs a voice.”

 

“I value kindness, inclusivity, and a world where children feel valuable, loved, safe, and empowered to reach their full potential.”

 

“Helping children who are living in poverty or near poverty to have opportunities.”

 

“To change one bully at a time…so my grandchildren don’t have to deal with it. I am thinking we need a PeaceMaker for adults. Parents are not doing their job.”

 

“Assisting those who are bullied, mistreated, devalued.”

 

“Benefits the kids at the school I work at!”

 

“To make schools a safe non-violent place to work.”

 

“I believe in giving back to the community in different ways.”

“I contributed because the Peace Guide at our school has been very valuable and I would like to keep that position funded.”

 

“Addresses a need in our school system.”

 

“Youth involvement in work to promote their development and opportunities for positive futures without violence.”

 

“Believe in the philosophy of PeaceMaker.”

 

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