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Volunteering & Charity

It may sound old-school, but having a bake sale or helping out in a soup kitchen still earn altruism points. Here, some volunteer opportunities for your kids or the whole family.

Bringing passion, grit and determination to both their family and their careers, these 20 women are living proof that necessity is indeed the mother of invention.

Jordan Somer and the Miss Amazing pageant celebrate ability, empowerment and the beauty within us all.

Dancers of all ages and backgrounds take center stage at this nonprofit studio.

Thanks to Nicole Cardoza’s curriculum, teachers are seeing real benefits.

Today this mom’s nonprofit helps thousands of refugee parents in need.

Allison Basinger and Ashley Stanley tackle bullying prevention with dogs and determination.

Meet an extraordinary RN and her band of elves.

Nicola Allen is planting seeds of hope in troubled urban neighborhoods.

These extraordinary women offer up wisdom, admit imperfection and shatter myths about motherhood.

Thank your child's teacher with these cards.

How one special dog helped an autistic child.

Marissa Hacker's organization offers fun get-togethers and social events for special-needs kids, like her autistic twin.

One mom's sociable approach to giving back.

Amanda McQuade sparked a grassroots movement to feed the hungry in her community.

Thanks to Marissa Vogel, thousands of kids have learned the true meaning of charity through volunteering.

At a Dress for Success benefit, an editor learns how the organization helps women get back into the workforce.

Pam Gaber came up with a doggone good idea to help children in her community by using therapy dogs.