According to old Japanese traditions, anyone who folds 1,000
paper cranes will be granted a wish. In response to the devastating earthquake
and tsunami, DoSomething.org is sponsoring a Paper Cranes for Japan initiative.
They want to collect 100,000 photos of origami cranes folded by youth across
the globe to illustrate 100 wishes for relief and healing for those affected by
the natural disaster.
The task is simple. You can either find a photo of an
origami paper crane online or you can fold your own paper crane, snap a quick
pic and upload that photo to the Paper Cranes for Japan Facebook page.
Ready to get folding? Watch the video below for an easy
Go big: Think about how many wishes you could send if you got
your homeroom class, your entire grade, even your whole school involved. All
you need is paper and a camera (or camera phone). Whatcha waitin’ for?