Volunteering

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.

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Volunteering

50 Ways to Give Back

Presumably we’re all in agreement that being a good person is a #lifegoal. Happily, making good on that ideal doesn’t ha...

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Volunteer Winners

Photos courtesy of The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. Left to right: Brandon Warren, Helena Zimmerman, Grayson Phillips, and Michelle Qin

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10 Amazing Students Named Top Youth Volunteers of 2018

The honorees were selected from a field of 29,000 middle level and high school youth volunteers nationwide, based on the...

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The 20 Most Influential Moms of 2017

Bringing passion, grit and determination to both their family and their careers, these 20 women are living proof that ne...

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Local Hero: Young Women with Special Needs Enjoy Their Moment in the Spotlight

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

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Local Hero: Bringing Yoga to Kids in the Classroom

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

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Local Hero: Moved by a Heartbreaking Photo, Cristal Munoz-Logothetis Took Action

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

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Local Hero: Canine Charisma Fuels an Anti-Bullying Campaign

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

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Local Hero: Bringing Holiday Joy to the Critically Ill

Meet nurse Gerri Neylon, whose organization Christmas Without Cancer provides gifts and basic necessities to Chicagoland ...

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Giving Back: Harts4Jack

Teen Brett Hartley turned his love of sports into a annual charity fundraiser and family affair. To learn more, visit fr... Read More
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Local Hero: Nicola Allen

Nicola Allen is planting seeds of hope in troubled urban neighborhoods

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The 20 Most Influential Moms of 2016

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

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Thank a Teacher During Teacher Appreciation Week!

Thank your child's teacher with these cards.

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