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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Launching Pad: Guiding Disadvantaged Students Toward College

Believing that no teen should be left behind, Sally Matsuishi founded Next Generation Scholars to put disadvantaged kids ...

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Recipe for Success: Twin Sisters Team Up to Help Needy Families

The Bushman twins are baking away to help needy families.

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Girls with Sole: The Transformative Power of Athletics

Marathoner Liz Ferro knows all about the feeling of empowerment that comes with crossing the finish line. That's wh...

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Pet Project: Jill Rappaport's Mission to Help Shelter Animals

A correspondent with compassion, the Today show's Jill Rappaport has made it her mission to find shelter animals a ...

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Helping Disadvantaged Teens Explore Their Passions

With Wishbone.org, Beth Schmidt is helping disadvantaged teens pursue their passions and claim a brighter future.

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Teenage Boy Sets Up Sports Clinics for Children with Special Needs

By creating sports clinics for children with special needs, 17-year-old Zachary Certner is giving them a real chance to ...

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Mom Grants Christmas Wishes for Children in Need

Shanyn Flesch McCourt's mission -- giving needy children a very special Christmas to remember -- has also brought h...

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New Jersey Breast Cancer Survivor Helps Uninsured Women

Without insurance or access to care, a breast cancer diagnosis is especially terrifying. Dora Arias provides Latinas and ...

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A Mom's Project to Give Challenges Tweens and Teens

Believing that charity begins at school, Dianne Callister awards grants to middle schools so students can learn all abou...

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Lemons to Aid: Charitable Lemonade Stand Gives Back

Her son's simple idea to start a lemonade stand to raise money for Haiti earthquake relief funds turned into a new ...

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